Mitigating Risk with Surety Bonds

Mitigating Risk with Surety Bonds Jace Pearson, Senior Account Executive at Beehive Insurance, was recently published in Utah Construction & Design magazine. His editorial shares his wealth of knowledge about surety bonds and how to reduce and transfer risk as a general contractor. Read the full article here: Mitigating Risk with Surety Bonds About Jace: Jace began his career in the …

10 Tips for Yard Work Safety

Have you looked out your window lately? Blue skies, birds chirping and seventy degrees — looks like Spring to us. It’s the perfect time and perfect weather to spend outside getting your yard and outdoor spaces in tip-top shape. But before you head outside, we want to remind you that simple precautions can ensure your spring-spruce up is disaster free. …

Car Accident Prevention: Utah Texting Laws

In 2012, nearly 50,000 automobile crashes were reported in the state of Utah. Of those crashes, distracted driving caused 20 fatalities, 125 serious injuries and 4,667 crashes. These numbers are saddening. Like those behind the ‘Zero Fatalities’ campaign, we believe even one fatality is one too many. Since the 1970’s, groups have been working toward improving the safety of our …

Top Ten Backyard Safety Tips

It’s here! Tomorrow is the Fourth of July. We hope you are set to grill up some steaks, make a splash in the pool, celebrate your freedoms and enjoy a well-deserved day off of work with your family. What would make it even better? Doing it safely. Before you fire up the grill or put on your swimming trunks, take …

Nearing Retirement: Are you Prepared?

A client and his wife – both in their 60’s – recently came in to my office. They are nearing retirement and were preparing for this event by reviewing their financial reserves. Knowing they had just three to five years before retirement, they were uneasy about the total they’d accumulated. They couldn’t get one thing off their mind. Will we …

Understanding Fixed Indexed Annuities

What is a Fixed Indexed Annuity? Fixed indexed annuities are secure investment vehicles issued only by life insurance companies. Fixed index annuities offer the guarantee of principal and the potential of market-linked growth, with no risk of losing principal due to market swings. The fixed index annuities have the same features, benefits and guarantees as traditional fixed annuities plus the …

Rideshare Liability

Are you seeing the fuzzy pink mustaches around town? The ones on the cars? Yep, we are too. It’s all part of a new ridesharing movement that matches local drivers (aka ordinary people with cars) with individuals who need a ride. The transportation network or rideshare company, Lyft, has found the pink mustache to be a catchy way to mark a vehicle operated by one …