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A Thanksgiving Reflection

A Thanksgiving Reflection

A few years ago, our family was invited to a Jewish Seder celebrating Passover by dear friends in Atlanta. Our friends had their children and parents in attendance along with us gentiles. We were given yamakas to wear during the ceremony. My yamaka had "NC" emblazoned...

Pet Insurance 101

Pet Insurance 101

At Healy Group, we are big fans of adding furry friends to the family. Like any big decision, choosing to add a pet to the family works best when you take some time to plan ahead, especially for unexpected veterinarian expenses. Pet insurance can offset some of the...

How Parents Can Influence Teen Driver Safety

How Parents Can Influence Teen Driver Safety

After spending years protecting your children from all types of dangers on the road and off, now you face the prospect of handing them the keys to the family car. It's time for them to learn to drive. Are you both prepared? Here's some tips to help mold your teen into...

Employee Retention Best Practices

Employee Retention Best Practices

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, low unemployment rates made hiring a challenge, and employers were focused on retaining employees. Yet, the COVID-19 pandemic changed how businesses operate virtually overnight. Many employees are working remotely and using this time...

Do College Students Need Renters Insurance?

Do College Students Need Renters Insurance?

August is the month parents pack up their college kids and prepare to drop them off at their college dorm or off-campus housing. In addition to all the usual preparations, if your college student is renting a home or an apartment off-campus or lives in a sorority or...

Tips for Preventing Construction Site Thefts

Tips for Preventing Construction Site Thefts

Construction site theft has become a rising concern for employers across the country. According to the National Crime Information Bureau (NCIB), as much as $1 billion a year is lost nationwide due to theft of construction equipment and tools --and the recovery rate is...

Check Out Your Insurance Coverage on Summer Fun Items

Check Out Your Insurance Coverage on Summer Fun Items

July is the high season for summer fun. It's also time to check with your Healy Group personal insurance advisor to make sure your summer fun items are properly protected. Use these tips to review your coverage to make sure you and your family are insured for the...

Prevention: Catalytic Converter Theft Claims on the Rise

Prevention: Catalytic Converter Theft Claims on the Rise

Recently, a huge increase in thefts of catalytic converters has hit the U.S. Thieves are sliding under cars and trucks and brazenly sawing off converters by the thousands. Why catalytic converters? Thieves are after the valuable minerals inside the catalytic...

Changing Marijuana Laws: What Employers Need to Know

Changing Marijuana Laws: What Employers Need to Know

A frequent question we hear from clients is: How will evolving marijuana laws impact the workplace in 2021? Although marijuana possession and use violate federal law, many states have passed laws legalizing marijuana. Restrictions vary widely by state; some states...

Employee Spotlight: Intern Sean Pingel

"I want to learn more about professions where I can use my math and analytics skills and also to take care of people. I'm exploring businesses as well as mission and purpose-driven organizations where I can accomplish this---financial planning maybe."   Healy...