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Winter Water Damage

With the outside temperatures fluctuating and the snow melt we’re expecting later this week you should be concerned about excess water in your basement or the lower level of your home.  Did you know that homeowners policies don’t cover water that overflows from your sump pump or backs up through your sewer lines? You need to add this coverage via an endorsement in order

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Preventing Frozen Pipes This Winter

Don’t Let the Cold Get to Your Pipes This Winter It’s hard to think of a worse start to a winter day in Western New York than turning on the faucet and … nothing. Maybe there’s a trickle of water, but it’s clear you have a frozen pipe. So, what now? Here are some smart

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Walsh Duffield’s Top 7 of ’17

As we close the door on 2017, we reflect on all of the hard work and achievements that the year has brought us. Here is what we would consider Walsh Duffield’s Top 7 of ‘17: 1) Going and growing strong. With the dedication of our staff, we have experienced impressive double-digit growth compared to 2016.

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5 Tips to Protect Your Company Against Social Engineering Scams

You say “It will never happen to me”.   You may think your business isn’t a target.  But we want to make sure you know that Social Engineering claims do not have a target audience!  At Walsh Duffield, we have seen both small and large businesses alike fall victim to this new emerging trend. What is

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Expanding Compensation Packages without Extra Costs: Voluntary Benefits

  According to the Employee Benefit Research Institute, 78% of employees said the benefit package offered by an employer is either “extremely” or “very” important in their decision of whether to accept a job offer. Yet at the same time, the cost of many benefits, particularly healthcare, is rising. To bridge the gap between what

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Navigating Choice This Open Enrollment

There is a difference between having a choice and making a choice.   Open enrollment is in full swing, which sheds light on the tough decisions that employers and employees need to make this time of year.  Over the past 50 years, we have seen a great shift in how employers offer benefits to their

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