Feb 02 , 2017

Attention Insurance Industry Professionals – Free CE at NBD!

NBD International supports our Insurance Industry partners by providing free Continuing Education Classes for Ohio Insurance Professionals. Classes are held eight months out of each year (February-June and September-November) at NBD’s Ravenna facility.  Each class earns the attendee 3 Hours of CE Credit and Lunch is on us!   Here are some details on a … Continue reading Attention Insurance Industry Professionals – Free CE at NBD!

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Jan 31 , 2017

NBD 2017- The Road Ahead

Welcome to 2017! As we close out the first month of 2017, NBD International’s President, Jack Schwartz reflected upon the past year and shared his thoughts about what lies ahead for 2017. In 2015, NBD’s Management team, determined to believe in the dedication and longevity of our staff and company values, believed that “The Insurance … Continue reading NBD 2017- The Road Ahead

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Dec 27 , 2016

Your Home – Your Coverage – What you Need to Know

Protecting your home is about more than the financial aspects. It’s also about having a sense of security if your home is affected by a disaster.  Regaining your stability is what you’ll most need to focus on – and the last thing you’ll want to worry about is money. Knowing that you’re covered if something … Continue reading Your Home – Your Coverage – What you Need to Know

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Dec 22 , 2016

Dos and Don’ts – Extinguishing Small Fires

In its 2016 report, the National Fire Protection Agency states that U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated average of 358,300 home structure fires per year during 2010-2014.  Cooking equipment was the leading cause of home structure fires and home fire injuries and ties with heating as the second leading cause of home fire deaths. … Continue reading Dos and Don’ts – Extinguishing Small Fires

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Dec 20 , 2016

Healthy Holidays – Food Safety

  Whether you’re bringing a dish to share at a holiday gathering, planning a cozy holiday meal at home, or entertaining a large number of family and friends this holiday season, a food borne illness isn’t a gift you want to give!  Here’s a reminder to practice good food safety techniques. The U.S. Department of … Continue reading Healthy Holidays – Food Safety

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Dec 15 , 2016

Baby it’s Cold Outside – What to Do if your Pipes Freeze

As temperatures dip into the single digits here in Ohio, water pipes can freeze and possibly burst resulting in a wet mess that needs immediate attention.  If your faced with broken pipes, knowing what to do can save you a lot of grief and money.  Here are some things to know if it  happens to … Continue reading Baby it’s Cold Outside – What to Do if your Pipes Freeze

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Dec 13 , 2016

Deck the Halls – Tips for Decorating Safely for the Holidays

Holiday Decorating is one of the best ways to get in the holiday spirit, however according to the National Safety Council, 15,000 injuries involving holiday decorating were seen in emergency rooms during the 2012 season. In addition the use of candles and fireplaces, combined with an increase in the amount of combustible, seasonal decorations present in … Continue reading Deck the Halls – Tips for Decorating Safely for the Holidays

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Dec 08 , 2016

Who’s Responsible – When a Visitor is injured in Your Home

  Accidents happen, sometimes right under our own roofs.  A four-year study by the National Safety Council reported that the average home insurance claim for bodily injury was nearly $18,000.  In addition; About one-tenth of homeowners have filed a bodily injury claim at some point in their lives Unintentional at-home injuries caused $150 billion in … Continue reading Who’s Responsible – When a Visitor is injured in Your Home

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Dec 06 , 2016

Holiday Safety – Know which Toys are Safe

With many toys being given as gifts during the holiday season, it’s the perfect time to take into account how keep kids safe while they’re having fun. According to the latest available statistics from the National SAFE KIDS Campaign and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission; Approximately 217,000 children are treated in emergency rooms for … Continue reading Holiday Safety – Know which Toys are Safe

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Nov 30 , 2016

Water Damage – Am I Covered?

Water or flood damage to your home can be extremely expensive to repair: According to the National Flood Insurance Program, the total cost to repair a 2,000-square foot home that has six inches of water damage would cost $39,150 on average. Costs included in those repairs include: Cleaning fees. Refinishing or replacing flooring. Repairing doors, … Continue reading Water Damage – Am I Covered?

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