This selection of articles offers our best tips for for keeping your family and home safe as you enjoy the holidays and for protecting your identity when you shop online.
Keep your home safe this holiday season
You want your holidays to be memorable, but for the right reasons. Help ensure your holiday is safe and happy by observing these simple – but essential – tips to help safeguard your loved ones and belongings.
Protect yourself: Holiday shopping precautions
If you still enjoy holiday shopping in stores in person, pay attention to your surroundings and develop a safe routine. Unscrupulous individuals may be out to take advantage of your festive mood.
Online shopping: Keep your information safe
Online shopping is no longer concentrated on Cyber Monday − the Monday after Thanksgiving, Because of the explosive growth each year in online holiday sales, shoppers need to be extremely diligent in making digital purchases.
Choose your card wisely to protect your money
The convenience of credit or debit cards has pushed check writing and cash purchases to the background. But the convenience comes with some risks to your information and privacy. Know your rights when you use plastic.
’Tis the season for giving…and insuring
The holidays provide us with good reasons for presenting special – and often valuable – gifts to our loved ones. In the excitement of surprising someone with a gift that makes a big impression, remember that properly insuring expensive gifts can bring you peace and joy long after the holiday season is over.
This loss control information is advisory only. The author assumes no responsibility for management or control of loss control activities. Not all exposures are identified in this article.