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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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Getting Ready for Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period: What to Know

Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) is right around the corner. Now’s the time to evaluate your health care needs for the coming year and make sure you’re getting the right Medicare coverage for your health requirements and budget. Your partners at Walsh Duffield are here to help! Read on to learn how to prepare and

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Welcome New Hires

As we continue to learn and grow in 2021, Walsh Duffield is pleased to announce 5 new hires that have helped us continue to thrive as your trusted insurance partner. We are happy to welcome the following new team members: Suzannah Emerson – Benefit Service CoordinatorSuzannah Emerson has joined Walsh Duffield as a Benefits Service

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How to Pick the Right Home Insurance Policy

If you are a homeowner, you know the value that you place on keeping your home safe, updated, and uniquely yours. That also means making sure your house is protected from everything that may come its way. As one of your biggest assets, it’s important to keep you – and your house – safeguarded from

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Addressing Mental Health in the Workplace

Mental health goes far beyond treating mental illness. In fact, an employee’s mental health includes their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, as well as their emotional and social well-being. Additionally, an employee’s mental wellbeing is dynamic, meaning it is influenced by factors such as their workload, stress, and work-life balance. As such, Employers must consider various

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Insurance Industry Looks Ahead to 2021

Despite some challenges to the insurance industry early in the Covid-19 pandemic by business interruption lawsuits, most sectors have remained robust. As the calendar changes to 2021 one concern is the sustainability of business relationships. With many in the industry still working from home, area insurance leaders said maintaining business built by face-to-face connections is

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Walsh Duffield Recognized at Family Business Awards Ceremony

Walsh Duffield was recently recognized as one of Buffalo Business First’s 2020 Family Business Award winners. These awards honor multigenerational and family businesses for overall excellence, innovation, ethics, philanthropy and contribution to the strength of the region. Watch the Family Business Awards presentation here. Walsh Duffield is proud to be honored alongside many other great

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Winter Home Maintenance Tips

Preparing your home for winter is an important annual ritual for homeowners. For instance, did you know that adding insulation in your attic before winter arrives can help prevent ice dams this winter? And do not forget that tuning up your heating system now can help prevent more costly emergency repairs at the height of a storm,

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5 Safety Tips to Prepare Your Business For Winter

Winter is upon us, and along with the cold temperatures, the snow and ice pose inherent risks to many businesses in the Western New York Area.  But there are steps you can take to address winter safety which can help keep your business and your employees safe and well. Follow these winter safety tips to

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