The Top Ten Workers Comp FAQ’s

The following is a list of 10 of the most frequent questions asked by employees in regards to workers’ compensation. What if my employer does not offer workers’ compensation? It is in the best interest of the employee to report the absence of workers’ comp insurance...

Common Causes That Lead to Car Accidents

In our last blog we touched on some of the different factors that can lead to dangerous driving conditions. Ice, snow, fog, and other changes in climate can cause many accidents. But all too often, we are the ones putting ourselves at risk with simple mistakes....

How To Safely Enjoy This Fantastic Fall Season

  Preparing Autumn, and Winter for that matter, means preparing for the cold! Bundling up and heating your home is one of the best and coziest feelings, but you have to make sure to go about it the right way. Some heating tips include: •Keep fireplace fires enclosed...

Preparing For Hurricane Joaquin

Here at the Goodman Agency we want to make sure that all of our clients are prepared for Hurricane Joaquin to the best of their abilities. This has been labeled a category four storm here in Charlotte which is a state of emergency. Throughout North Carolina, residents...
Thinking About Life Insurance

Thinking About Life Insurance

While it’s true that all of you Millennials have your whole life ahead of you, it’s not too soon to start thinking of insuring that precious life you have. Research shows that young people today rarely think of buying life insurance, and can hardly find the value in...
Water Disasters Can Happen to Anyone

Water Disasters Can Happen to Anyone

Even if you don’t live near a coastline, you are still vulnerable to water damage as a result of flooding. Fortunately, homeowners can take preventative measures to help protect their homes from water damage. Fix leaky roofs and foundation cracks immediately....
Hurricane Season Begins

Hurricane Season Begins

Summer marks the beginning of hurricane season. The Weather Channel has predicted a total of nine named storms, five hurricanes and one major hurricane during the 2015 season.* But as Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy have shown us, one storm can do a lot of damage. Be...
Grill-Related Fires: By the Numbers

Grill-Related Fires: By the Numbers

On a typical summer day, it’s commonplace to encounter the smell of charcoal burning, drifting over from a neighbor’s yard. So how common can grill-related fires be? More than you think; take a look at this facts from the National Fire Protection...
Celebrate National Grilling Month

Celebrate National Grilling Month

We’re well into summer, so it’s the perfect time to celebrate National Grilling Month this July by hosting a barbecue. But before you heat up the grill, the National Fire Protection Association has a few safety tips to help you and your policyholders avoid...