Watch Out for These Signs of Social Engineering Fraud

Phishing is probably one of the most common and well-known social engineering fraud schemes today. Social engineering fraud refers to scams that rely on psychological manipulation to convince the victims. Google is reportedly blocking 18 million coronavirus scam emails every day and registered a record 2 million phishing websites in 2020. Even though phishing attacks … Continue reading Watch Out for These Signs of Social Engineering Fraud

Employee Theft Statistics for 2021 and Beyond

Employees are one of your organization's most valuable assets. However, their dishonesty can be costly. Everything from scrolling social media during a meeting to sharing confidential documents with an outside source can be considered workplace theft. While some cases are more serious than others, if you are leading an organization, it's important to stay up … Continue reading Employee Theft Statistics for 2021 and Beyond

4 Steps in Preventing Gender Discrimination in the Workplace

Regardless of the progress that has been made over the years concerning gender equality in the workplace, most studies on the topic show that businesses and organizations still have a long way to go. According to a recent survey performed by the Pew Research Center, 42% of women in the United States claim that they … Continue reading 4 Steps in Preventing Gender Discrimination in the Workplace

Sex Abuse Claim Laws Have Changed in 15 States

According to The Insurance Journal, dated December 4th, 2019, fifteen states have revised their laws in the past two years extending or suspending statute of limitations to allow child sex abuse claims stretching back decades, unleashing potentially thousands of new lawsuits against the U.S. Roman Catholic Church. Click here for the full story.

Giving Tuesday Is Here! What Will You Give?

  GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world on December 3, 2019 and every day. One of the best ways to give is to get involved is in your own community. We have supplied a link to a directory to help you find … Continue reading Giving Tuesday Is Here! What Will You Give?

Honoring All Who Served

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.

Agent vs. Broker – What Is The Difference?

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?

May Is National Foster Care Month!

May is National Foster Care Month! Hawley & Associates is honored to partner with our foster care clients' commitment of making the world a better place for our countries foster children. These inspiring real-life stories from families and professionals made our day!  Help us raise awareness by sharing these empowering experiences.    

The High Price of Distracted Driving

As of April 22nd, 2019, Arizona became the 48th state to ban texting while driving.  According to a study by the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), 3,450 people were killed in distracted driving-related vehicle accidents in 2016, meaning 9% of all the fatal crashes this year involved distracted driving; and 14% of these crashes … Continue reading The High Price of Distracted Driving

Cyber Extortion Up in 2018

According to Proofpoint’s newest Quarterly Threat Report, Q4 2018, the threat of Ransomware did decline at the end of 2018, but has opened the door for out-right cyber extortion. Extortion is an age-old crime that has found its way into the cyber world.  This threat continues to gain traction as a multi-million-dollar criminal industry. The newest … Continue reading Cyber Extortion Up in 2018