“I had to do something” ~ Glenn Binday

“I had to do something”  I think we can all remember where we were and what we were doing on 9/11/2001.  That tragic day in our not so distant past when 2 planes crashed into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center and the country watched in stunned silence.  I know for me it ..

Family Business – Make Passing the Torch Easier

  It is hard to imagine a better legacy than passing a thriving family business on to the next generation.  Unfortunately there are often stumbling blocks such as: insufficient preparation, sibling and inter-generational rivalries, incompatible ideas and/or visions. Add in the personal emotions that exist more in family settings and you can end up with ..

Happy Father’s Day…a tribute to our Advocate Dads

I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection. – Sigmund Freud Father’s Day is Sunday and I would like to spend a moment to talk about the Advocate dads, specifically my father Ronald Binday, my brother Glenn Binday, my husband Jeffrey Koslowsky, Advocate’s Business Development Manager, Craig ..

Thanks Mom!

Thanks Mom! Sunday is Mother’s Day and I want to take a moment again this year to pay tribute to my mom and my business partner, the Founder and President of Advocate Brokerage, Rosalyn Binday. My mom got her insurance license while she was pregnant with me, and killed herself over the years to turn ..

Employee Appreciation Day

Today is Employee Appreciation Day and we would be remiss if we let it pass without paying tribute to Team Advocate. The hard working folks who make it possible for us to do what we do on a daily basis! We give a Standing Ovation to our long time employees with 15+ years of service ..