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Tuesday, May 21, 2024

When hurricane season rolls around, preparation is key to minimizing potential damage to your home, vehicle, and business. At Insurance Strategies VA, we understand the importance of being ready for the unexpected. Here's our guide to...

 

Tuesday, May 21, 2024

In an era where digital technology has become an integral part of our everyday lives, the risk of cyber threats is a reality that businesses, big and small, must contend with. At Insurance Strategies VA, we understand the importance...

 

Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Owning a 4x4 lifted truck is more than just a statement; it's a lifestyle. These modified vehicles, with their towering stature and enhanced capabilities, are a source of pride for many. However, insuring them is not as straightforward...

 

Wednesday, March 20, 2024

In today's fast-paced business world, having a reliable mode of transportation is vital for the smooth operation of any enterprise. However, with the convenience of business vehicles comes an array of potential risks. This is where...

 

Wednesday, March 20, 2024

In the dynamic world of retail, Virginia Beach businesses are exposed to a myriad of risks every day. From natural disasters to theft, property damage can have significant financial repercussions. Fortunately, Commercial Property...

 

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Wednesday, May 31, 2023

The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed the way businesses operate, with many companies adopting remote work policies to ensure the safety of their employees. As remote work becomes more prevalent in Virginia, it's essential to...

 

Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Disability insurance is a critical component of financial planning that often gets overlooked. Many people assume that disability will never affect them, but the reality is that unexpected accidents or illnesses can happen to anyone....

 

Wednesday, May 24, 2023

When it comes to financial planning, finding a safe and reliable savings tool is crucial. One option that has gained popularity in recent years is the Tax-Free Indexed Universal Life (IUL) savings tool. Designed to provide both...

 

Monday, March 20, 2023

Homeowners might not realize the exposure they have related to utility lines like cable, water, and electricity. Learn what a Service Line endorsement is and how it can protect a homeowner from unexpected expenses.

 

Monday, March 20, 2023

What's the difference between these two coverage options? Regional Sales Director Jaime Wagoner explains both ACV and replacement cost plus showcases examples of each.

 

Monday, March 20, 2023

If your typical workday includes more time spent on the highway or in rest areas than around the office water cooler, you probably travel regularly for work. When driving is part of a job, proper car ergonomics become as important for...

 

Monday, March 20, 2023

In the modern office, work can happen anywhere — on the road, in a coffee shop or at your kitchen counter. If you or anyone at your small business works from home, having a dedicated home office designed properly can...

 

Monday, March 20, 2023

When viewing digital screens for extended periods, it’s not uncommon for employees to experience eye discomfort or vision problems. As employees work from home, they may increase their overall time looking at screens, both for work and recr

 

Tuesday, January 17, 2023

Slips and falls can be fatalOne of the most common causes of injury, both on and off the job, are slips, trips and falls.The National Safety Council reported that a primary cause of fatalities on the job is slips and falls.Frequently,...

 

Friday, November 11, 2022

Primary PurposeProtects the business owner’s ability to meet everyday business expenses when the owner is too sick or injured to work.Solving the problemWhether your client is a business partner or sole proprietor, a disability...

 

Friday, November 4, 2022

Proposed new legislation has the potential to alter the way many Americans save for retirement.Provisions around retirement in the new proposed Secure Act 2.0 could help both working and retired Americans get or stay on track to...

 

Friday, October 28, 2022

When you’re starting a business, figuring out how to get a surety bond can be confusing and often become an afterthought. Fortunately, independent insurance agents are here to help you understand the difference between being...

 

Friday, October 21, 2022

Buying a car can be a stressful and exciting time – between setting budgets, navigating loan options and choosing the right insurance, there’s a lot to think about. The car you choose and the insurance and premiums you need...

 

Friday, October 14, 2022

From down payments and mortgage rates to insurance, there’s a lot to consider when buying a home. Two of the most common insurance types you’ll see throughout your search are mortgage insurance (PMI) and homeowners...

 

Friday, October 7, 2022

Reading and understanding your insurance policy can be confusing, but it’s important knowledge to have. One of the best ways to ensure you have a full understanding of your insurance coverage is to review your policy’s...

 

Friday, September 30, 2022

As I write this, somewhere there is a family experiencing the frustrations of a sewer line in disrepair. Water and sewage backing up into the house, toilets and showers unusable, and they have no idea where the issue is or how to fix...

 

Friday, September 16, 2022

The year 1984 was the backdrop for many noteworthy events. You may be old enough to remember that the Summer Olympics were held in Los Angeles, the original Apple Macintosh ad aired for the first time, Prince dominated the charts with...

 

Friday, September 2, 2022

You’ve probably heard all kinds of information when it comes to what factors are considered when insurance companies determine your premiums. Maybe you heard that your neighbor’s premiums went down because they traded that...

 

Friday, August 19, 2022

Each year there are around 90,000 motorcycle accidents in the United States. While motorcycles make up a small percentage of the nearly-300 million registered motor vehicles in the country, their involvement in fatal accidents per 100,000 d

 

Friday, August 5, 2022

If you have lived in the Mid-Atlantic for more than a few seconds, then you’ll be familiar with our active and robust hurricane season. Beginning in June and ending in November, hurricane season can spell trouble for even the most prepared

 

Friday, July 22, 2022

Since 1991, vehicle thefts in the United States have reached or exceeded 600,000 each year. In 2020 alone vehicle theft spiked in every major city to its highest figures since 2009. Although it can happen at any time, the summer months are

 

Friday, July 15, 2022

Summer is here, and the water is calling! Each year more than 84 million Americans take to the rivers, lakes, and oceans to enjoy some quality time on their boats. That’s more than 25% of the population! Maybe you’re one of them, or plan to

 

Friday, July 8, 2022

Summer is upon on us, and you know what that means? Chores. While some prepare for cookouts and vacations, and others prepare for a few long weeks of in-laws visiting, every homeowner should be taking the steps to make sure that their...

 

Friday, June 24, 2022

The Fourth of July is right around the corner, and we here at Insurance Strategies - The Cooksey Agency want to make sure that everyone has a fun and safe holiday celebrating the independence that make us proud to be Americans! As we...

 

Friday, June 10, 2022

During June we recognize National Safety Month. Originally declared in 1996, National Safety Month was created to increase awareness of workplace hazards and work-related injuries for industrial workers. But workplace safety was an...

 

Thursday, June 2, 2022

According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), clothes dryers account for over 15,000 fires annually and cause approximately $240 million in damage. Worse, they cause hundreds of injuries and more than a dozen deaths per...

 

Thursday, May 5, 2022

Spring isn’t just a great time to clean up your house and get it in order, it’s also a great time to revamp your finances. With these few steps, you can renew and review your finances. While organizing your finances may seem like a chore,

 

Thursday, April 14, 2022

Finding the perfect place to live can take a little digging. After a listing has caught your eye, but before you start packing to move, talk with the prospective landlord. With the right questions, you can get useful information that...

 

Thursday, April 7, 2022

It’s easy to assume that if your home isn’t in a flood-prone area, you don’t need flood insurance. But that can leave you at a greater risk than you think. In fact, according to the Insurance Information...

 

Thursday, March 31, 2022

Small businesses are the backbone and heart of many towns and cities across the country. It’s even said they are the foundation of our economy and leaders in innovation. At Main Street America, we agree and are invested in their...

 

Thursday, March 24, 2022

Nothing beats the freedom of an open road and a full tank of gas – until the check engine light comes on or your tire deflates. Routine car maintenance is vital to maintaining a healthy, reliable vehicle and it can reduce the...

 

Thursday, March 10, 2022

You’ve heard the term, but what is a housing cooperative? Both condominiums and co-ops are multi-unit properties where residents live in private homes but share community spaces and amenities, like pools, courtyards or gyms....

 

Thursday, March 3, 2022

Uninsured motorist and underinsured motorist are auto insurance coverages that protect you and your vehicle if you’re involved in a car accident caused by a driver with either no insurance, or too little coverage. Uninsured...

 

Thursday, February 24, 2022

Commercial general liability insurance, also called GLI or business liability insurance, is a policy that protects you and your business from any common risks that result in property damage or bodily injury. General liability business...

 

Thursday, February 10, 2022

In today’s insurance market there are many life insurance products for you to choose. From whole life policies to term life policies and the many different universal life policies, there is an option for everyone looking for life...

 

Thursday, February 3, 2022

Insurance is a deep and complex field with myriad terms and formulas that even the most seasoned insurance professionals need reminding of, and even then some things just sound like gibberish. Fortunately you don’t need an...

 

Thursday, January 27, 2022

For many gearheads, one of the greatest joys of being a car or truck enthusiast is doing your own work, or more specifically, making your own modifications. This usually involves removing an original part or replacing it with an...

 

Thursday, August 26, 2021

Most people would agree that ensuring their valuables are protected is a sound decision, and your home is no different. Fortunately, there are homeowners’ policies which you can purchase to cover your home and its contents from...

 

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Perhaps Bette Davis said it best when she observed, “Old age is no place for sissies.”¹ The challenges seniors have met throughout their lives have made them wiser and stronger, preparing them for the unique challenges...