Animals enjoying Christmas


Just for the holidays, we bring you an array of videos of animals enjoying Christmas. And if you don’t get your fill here, try our Cats & Dogs of Christmas 2015.

First up – Internet favorite pooch Maymo is surprised by a puppy for Christmas

How to protect your tree

Gift wrapping tips

Not many people know it, but Santa often makes the rounds to the world’s zoos before he visits children. Here  are a few of his early stops.

‘Tis the season


Portrait of Santa Claus carrying huge red sack with presents

 

It’s Friday afternoon in the middle of the holiday season, a perfect time to offer a seasonal serenade – a medley of songs and carols for your amusement!

If you’ll be shopping on or offline this weekend, be sure to check out our post from last year on seasonal fraud: Scam-apalooza! Don’t let fraud ruin your holiday

Holiday fun – cats, dogs, sugar plum fairies & egg nog


Since it’s the holiday season, we thought we’d bring you a few of our favorite seasonal clips. Best wishes to you and yours over the holiday – and be safe – be sure not to drive if you have any spiked egg nog!

Straight No Chaser – Who Spiked The Eggnog?

Cat Christmas Tree Disaster

Freshpet Holiday Feast – 13 Dogs and 1 Cat Eating with Human Hands

Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy – Pentatonix

Holiday mishaps & how to avoid them


santa-problems

Even the best laid plans can run into snags or unforeseen problems. That’s what insurance is all about for – having financial protection when we encounter one of life’s costly problems. The folks at NAIC have compiled a list of potential holiday mishaps – and what insurance policy would provide coverage. Take a quick look.

Of course, we hope you won’t have any problems. We’ve looked in our archives for some seasonal safety tips to help you minimize risk for common holiday problems.

Don’t lose money on prepaid debit cards!

Holiday alert: Be on guard for identity theft

Take these quizzes to see how safe you are online

Dangerous toy alert

Insurance tips to protect expensive electronic gifts

Burglary prevention when you are traveling

Hiding your valuables

Burglar Secrets: Expert advice on how to protect your home

Terrifying Carbon Monoxide Incidents Should Be a Reminder

Have you watered your Christmas tree today?

Candle and decoration safety

Holiday decorations: fire prevention; keeping kids & pets safe


Have a happy New Year: Plan to party safely

Survey: Most homeowners unaware of holiday liabilities

Remember, if you do suffer a loss, your local independent agent can help. Learn more about the benefits of working with your local independent insurance agent