Crisis management is difficult even under normal circumstances, and with an on-going health crisis, it is even more difficult to predict what policies and procedures your nonprofit should have in place. If we have learned anything from the COVID-19 pandemic, it is that preparedness and resiliency against known risks and threats are essential, no matter … Continue reading Five COVID-19 related policies and procedures your nonprofit should have in place
The hurricane season officially starts on June 1st and ends on November 30th. The 2020 North Atlantic hurricane season is off to a historically fast start with already three named storms by early June. This year will mark the sixth consecutive year that a named storm has preceded the official start of hurricane season. The … Continue reading Hurricane Safety and Preparedness
May is National Foster Care Month and we want to take time to acknowledge the foster parents, family members, volunteers, mentors, policymakers, child welfare professionals, and other members of the community who help children and youth in foster care find permanent homes and connections. With over 400,000 children in the foster care system at any … Continue reading May is National Foster Care Month
The earthquake market has moved onto unstable grounds as insurers and alternative capital investors demand higher returns on their capital. Over the past 20 years, the earthquake insurance market has narrowed down significantly, with many insurers leaving the market entirely, while others refuse to issue new policies in certain high-risk areas. Even among those still … Continue reading The Uncertainty of the Earthquake Insurance Market
Just to add to the already stressful times were are all living in, there is yet another avenue in which hackers are trying to take advantage of online users during the current pandemic. As we continue to use Zoom video conferencing, it has come to light that there is a new trend called, ‘Zoom … Continue reading New Pandemic Trend “Zoom Bombing”
As the situation around the Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to quickly evolve, we want to provide you with an update on how Hawley & Associates is ensuring our ability to meet your business needs at this unprecedented and challenging time. Hawley & Associates will remain fully operational and will continue to provide the insurance products and services … Continue reading Hawley & Associates COVID-19 Updates
All of us at Hawley & Associates would like to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving! Our Holiday Hour Are As Follows: Wednesday, November 27th, 2019 - Closing at 2 pm (PST) Thursday, November 28th, 2019 - Closed
Veteran's Day was November 11th, so I am a little late in writing this post. But, we didn't want the day to go by without honoring all the men and women who have served in the United States Armed Forces. We are forever grateful for your service and sacrifice.
The terms Agent and Broker are sometimes used in the same context, but in reality, they are quite different. Both do act as a liaison between the insured and the insurance company, but the main difference is who they represent. AGENT: An insurance agent works for the insurance company. They can represent one or more insurance companies … Continue reading Agent vs. Broker – What Is The Difference?