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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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Who Should Serve on My Retirement Plan Committee?

  Do we need a retirement plan committee? If your plan requires an independent audit, you definitely should have a retirement plan committee in place and meet regularly. Your auditor is likely to request committee meeting minutes as part of their audit. Smaller plans are moving to adopt this best practice, as it creates proof

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How to Make Your New Year’s Resolution Stick

The majority of people make some type of healthy New Year’s resolution. More often than not, these resolutions are quite lofty.  We tell ourselves that this is going to be the year we become a morning person and run five miles before work, adopt a strict vegan food plan or eliminate every grain of sugar

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We Are All Better Together

At this busy time of year, it’s important to remember that we are all better together! Despite the hustle and bustle of year-end, the offices of Walsh Duffield took the time to unite under one roof for a full-day retreat at Beaver Hollow Conference Center.  We were provided the opportunity to celebrate our many successes

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Getting Your Business Ready For Winter

Winter is right around the corner and along with the longer commutes and cold temperatures, you need to prepare for snow and ice – the inherent risks to your business that come with this time of year in Western New York. Follow these tips to protect your company, as well as your employees and tenants:

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Preventing Water Damage With New Technology

As your independent insurance agent, we are always looking for ways to do more for you. That’s why as new innovations in home protection become available – like the latest technology to help prevent water damage – we make sure you know about them. That way, you won’t have to worry about leaks or water

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Managing Stress This Holiday Season: 8 Holiday Frenzy Survival Tips

“Tis the season to be jolly!”  That’s what they say, right? The holiday season is upon us and with that usually comes the fun of holiday parties, shopping, family gatherings, traveling … oh, and don’t forget the elevated heart rate.  All of the expectations and obligations of this time of year (not to mention year-end

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Identity Theft Protection: A Must-Have Voluntary Benefit

When it comes to voluntary benefits, you might think of dental, vision and life insurance. But have you considered offering identity theft protection to your employees? What is Identity Theft? Identity theft is the attempted or successful misuse of an existing account, such as a debit or credit card account; the misuse of personal information

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Halloween Home Safety Tips

The annual apparition of spooky skeletons, broomstick-riding witches and carved pumpkins is a sure sign fall is well underway. Second only to Christmas in terms of how much consumers spend on decorations, Americans of all ages seem to love celebrating Halloween. The Halloween spirit has spread to the inside and outside of the home as

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