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Rush to Beat Tariffs Fuels Record China Trade Surplus With US

October 15th, 2018

Chris Larmore

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China’s export trade growth accelerated in September, signaling that producers expedited sales abroad to avoid fresh tariffs imposed by the Trump administration. Economists said the surge, which contributed to a new record trade surplus with the U.S., can’t last. Exports in dollar terms rose 14.5% in September compared to the same period last year, the […]

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Rental Car Rundown

October 10th, 2018

Chris Larmore

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Each year we have hundreds of clients ask our opinion about “rental car insurance”. Many clients have heard their credit cards carry additional insurance or that their personal or business insurance extends to the rental car. When we discuss rental car coverage we are concerned about two components. One being liability (damages caused to a […]

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The Importance of Risk Transfer With Your Subcontractors

October 10th, 2018

Chris Larmore

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By: Chris Larmore The nature of contracting is risky, with many parties on a jobsite working together to complete a quality work product. But what about when one of the subcontractors work is faulty? Often general contractors and subcontractors who hire subcontractors get pulled in on liability and “action over” workers compensation claims even if […]

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6 Things to Know About Boat Insurance

October 8th, 2018

Chris Larmore

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by Jay MacDonald There’s nothing quite as exhilarating as boating: the wind in your hair, the thrum of the wake against the hull, the snap of the mainsail and the buzz of an outbound fishing line. It’s no wonder 75 million people in the U.S. participate in recreational boating, according to 2010 data from the […]

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Personal Property Insurance: Why You Need It and How to Pay Less

October 8th, 2018

Chris Larmore

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Personal property insurance, also known as “contents insurance,” reimburses you in the event that your possessions within the home (whether you own or rent) are damaged, destroyed, lost or stolen. What does personal property insurance cover? Personal property insurance covers the contents of your home, your personal possessions. Do you actually need personal property insurance? […]

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13 Things That Affect Your Car Insurance

October 8th, 2018

Chris Larmore

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By Penny Gusner, Insure.com Believe it or not, car insurance rates aren’t arbitrary numbers made up by auto insurance providers; they are carefully thought-out calculations. Using your personal information and company claim data, car insurance companies use their own algorithms to make an educated guess on how likely you are to file a claim – or, […]

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California Fires May Make Homeowners Insurance Harder to Get

October 8th, 2018

Chris Larmore

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By SARAH SKIDMORE SELL California homeowners may find themselves facing insurance headaches even if their houses weren’t affected by this year’s blazes. The California Department of Insurance had already warned this year that the increasing number and severity of wildfires were making it harder for homeowners in the state to find and hold onto insurance. […]

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Equipment Rental Industry: Trends & Predictions

October 8th, 2018

Chris Larmore

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by Len McCluskey The equipment rental market has witnessed outstanding growth in the past years. In 2014, a survey showed that even if leasing was still a leading strategy for construction managers, heavy equipment rentals have increased 75% in 2013 to 2014 – with specialized equipment types showing even higher spikes in rental frequency. While some […]

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As NC’s Rebuilding Efforts Begin, State and Local Leaders Should Consider Mitigation Projects

October 8th, 2018

Chris Larmore

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by Mary Scott Nabers Weather-related disasters have become all too common.  The destruction is horrific and the rebuilding costs are astronomical – not to mention the pain and sadness related to the loss of lives.  Last year, weather-related disaster costs exceeded $306 billion. Companies that offer disaster recovery and rebuilding services no longer find their services […]

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U.S. Construction Spending Up 0.1% in August

October 8th, 2018

Chris Larmore

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by Kendall Jones Construction spending increased to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1,318.5 billion in August 2018. This is 0.1% higher than July’s estimate which has been revised up from $1,315.4 billion to $1,317.4 billion. June’s estimate was revised back up from $1,314.2 billion to $1,314.8 billion, per the latest report from the U.S. Census […]

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