Jul 10 2017
Like the chirping of birds and the spinning of fan blades, the humming of lawnmower engines is part of the soundtrack of summer. We're a little obsessed with our lawns, yet sometimes to the detriment of their health and our leisure time. Here's a thought:... more ›
Jun 26 2017 When you and your sister, Courtney, started AIS in 2000, what opportunity did you see?
We saw the chance to be different. Our dad was also an insurance agent, but he was an agent with a specific company and tied to their products. We knew that by being... more ›
Jun 12 2017
A Google search of "dryer fire" readily yielded three incidents that occurred within one month of each other: In Lock Haven, Pa.
, a dryer fire destroyed the home of a 34-year-old man who had lived there most of his life; In Newport News, Va.
, a dryer left... more ›
May 30 2017
Summer means fun and sun, but that doesn't mean that we can throw caution to the warm breeze. Some of our favorite summer activities also come with significant safety or health risks, especially to children. We can teach them to be careful, but ultimately it'... more ›
May 2 2017
Workers' compensation was the first form of social insurance in the United States: The first law was enacted in 1908 to cover federal civilian employees. Today, all 50 states, plus the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, have their... more ›
Apr 19 2017
For home improvement return on investment, it's hard to beat the value that mulch delivers. For a little bit of labor and not a lot of money, you can revive your yard and beautify your home for months to come. Not only can mulch be attractive and sweet-... more ›
Apr 3 2017
In early 1963, The Drifters had a big hit with the song, "Up On The Roof,"
which began: When this old world starts getting me down
/And people are just too much for me to face/
I climb way up to the top of the stairs
/And all my cares just drift right into... more ›