Financially Sound Ways to Give to Minors

November 30, 2017
There are many options for helping a child secure his or her financial future. One of the best presents you can give a grandchild is the gift of a secure future. Money you give them when they are young will grow, increase in value and be used for a variety of purposes. Going to college, buying a... Find out more »

Ways to Fill Winter Storm Insurance Gaps

To cover many of the winter storm property insurance exposures not covered by named peril insurance policies, businesses can buy one of these types of property policies: a broad form property policy, which covers the basic named perils, and adds coverage for falling objects; weight of snow,... Find out more »

Avoiding Winter Storm Damage 

It’s been an unusually damaging year of wildfires and hurricanes. As those kinds of events recede we need to look ahead to the always costly winter storm season that will soon begin. As you read this article, some business owners have already experienced damage from hurricanes. But more bad... Find out more »

Group Health Costs Continue to Climb

It could cost you five percent or more to provide your employees with health care benefits in 2018. After surveying large employers, the National Business Group on Health released a report on plan design costs this summer. They estimate that costs for an employee could rise from $13,482 per... Find out more »

Alera Group Continues Rapid National Growth

November 8, 2017
Acquisitions Expand Expertise in Med-Mal Insurance, Wealth Management and Employee Benefits DEERFIELD, IL (November 1, 2017) — Alera Group completed three acquisitions effective November 1, 2017. These acquisitions expand the locations and resource offerings of Alera Group throughout the... Find out more »