8 Summer Grilling Safety Tips

Summer is in full swing and that means firing up the backyard grill. But, before you do, keep in mind these tips to stay safe while using a propane or charcoal grill: Propane Grill: Always check the propane tank hose for holes, cracks or leaks before use. If you smell gas or suspect a leak…

The Latest on CoOpportunity Health – What Does it Mean for You?

CoOpportunity Health Inc., an insurance cooperative which offers health insurance on the public Health Insurance Marketplace was taken over by the Iowa Insurance Division on December 23rd. What does that mean for individuals who are enrolled in CoOpportunity plans? Those who enrolled in coverage before December 15th will still have coverage, although the Iowa Insurance Division…

We’re a Top Workplace in Iowa!

Last month we learned that we were named among Iowa’s Top 100 Workplaces a list published by The Des Moines Register. We are honored to have been selected for this award from a statewide pool of employers, namely because the judges were our employees! The evaluation for the Top Workplaces program is based on feedback…

Are You Prepared to Weather a Severe Storm?

In 2013, there were 7 weather and climate disaster events with losses over $1 billion EACH across the U.S. – five from severe weather and tornadoes, one major flood event, and the western drought & heat wave.[i] No one can control what the weather will do in your area, so it’s important to make sure…

Protecting Your Most Important Asset

What do you think is your most important asset? Your home? Your car? Family heirlooms? Most people who think about their assets immediately think of tangible items. But the truth is, your most valuable asset isn’t something you purchase or inherited – it’s your ability to earn a paycheck. Makes sense when you think about…