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Keep Your Jewelry Safe When You Are Traveling

Everyone wants to look their best while enjoying their vacation, which for most people means taking along a few pieces of jewelry on your trip.  Unfortunately, traveling with jewelry increases your risk of losing a piece you love! 1 in 5 people experiences loss or theft of jewelry while on vacation! To keep this from happening to you we’ve got...

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2019-07-16
By: Advocate Brokerage

Enjoy A Safe 4th of July!

As Americans gather together to celebrate our country’s birthday, Advocate Brokerage would like to offer you some tips for enjoying a safe holiday weekend! When you think of the 4th of July, chances are an image of fireworks pops into your head.  Until recently the sale and use of all types of fireworks and sparkling devices were illegal in New...

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2019-07-03
By: Advocate Brokerage

The Advocate Legacy: 50 years in the making

From an idea thrown out at a dinner party to becoming Scarsdale’s Premier Insurance Agencies, Advocate Brokerage has come a long way in the 50 years since we opened their doors.  Advocate Brokerage turns 50 in a few months and we are delighted to begin celebrating a legacy that is 50 years in the making!   It all started when...

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2019-06-27
By: Advocate Brokerage

Au Pairs Have Been Awarded A Settlement For Unfair Work Conditions

According to an article in the LA Times, au pairs working in the US from countries around the world will receive a proposed settlement of $65.5 million dollars.  The lawsuit was brought by a dozen former au pairs and filed against the companies that enticed them to come to the United States for employment.   What is an au pair?...

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2019-06-27
By: Advocate Brokerage

Backyard Summer Dangers

Ahhh Summertime.  The kids are out of school and seemingly endless days of backyard fun will begin!  As much as you want to think your summer will be filled with sunshine and rainbows, accidents do happen and they happen more frequently during summer months. Being aware of backyard summer dangers is the first step towards a safer summer. Did you...

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2019-06-27
By: Advocate Brokerage

Accidents Happen: Be Sure You Have An Umbrella

Accidents happen.  That’s why it make sense to do all you can to protect yourself and your family.  Unfortunately the more you have acquired in life, the more you need to think about how your financial security could be impacted when something goes wrong and you get sued. Excess Liability Insurance, or a Personal Umbrella Policy as it is sometimes...

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2019-05-30
By: Advocate Brokerage

The Rainy Season Can Bring Flooding: It makes sense to be prepared!

April showers bring… well, rain. April and May are our rainiest months and that kind of weather usually turns our thoughts to flooding and the damaging affects all that excess water can mean for our clients. Just a few inches of water can add up to 10's of 1000's of dollars in damage. Many people push flooding concerns out of...

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2019-05-10
By: Advocate Brokerage

Ride Sharing Services: Tips on how to stay safe while catching a ride

According to a recent Gallup poll, 30% of Americans utilize ride sharing services such as Uber and Lyft to get around every day. They are certainly convenient, but are they safe? The recent news of the South Carolina college student who was killed after getting into a car she mistook for an Uber shocked us all but unfortunately it was...

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2019-04-29
By: Advocate Brokerage

A House Fire: How to protect your family and help those who have just suffered a loss

In the event of a house fire, your family has only an average of 3 to 4 minutes to escape. That is frightening! Only 3 – 4 minutes. 30 years ago you had more time, as much as 17 minutes. But times have changed. The synthetic materials used to build your home and furnishings burn faster than the natural materials...

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2019-03-27
By: Advocate Brokerage

Why Underinsurance Is An Epidemic In America And What Homeowners Should Do About It

The past two years have been blockbuster years for catastrophes in America. Climate change has led to an increase in the severity of storms and wildfires. The warming has triggered more than just changes in the earth’s atmosphere. It has led to increased insurance coverage rates and policy limitations. Never has it been more finite that there is an underinsurance...

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2019-03-27
By: Denise Koslowsky

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