Water damage is the leading cause of property-related losses for homeowners, according to Chubb claims data. A recent Travelers report revealed similar findings. After analyzing eight years of claims data, the insurer found that 20% of homeowners claims were attributable to non-weather water issues including plumbing, sewer or appliance leaks and failures – making non-weather […]
Welcome to American Heritage Insurance Group! We are an independent insurance agency representing over 20 different insurance companies. Our products and services include insurance for your Home, Automobile, Farm and Business. We also offer insurance products in a wide variety of other areas including Classic Cars, Boats, Motorcycles, Vacant Properties, Flood, Directors and Officers, Professional Liability, Surety Bonds, Non-Profits, Builders Risk, Trucking, and Workers’ Compensation.
Our associates who work with current and prospective clients are licensed and trained in the various areas of Property and Casualty Insurance. They collectively have dozens of years of experience with the insurance companies we represent and the products they offer. We also commit ourselves to continuing education so we are more knowledgeable and current on the situations we address.
At American Heritage, we take seriously the responsibility of protecting the people and the assets you treasure most. That is why we commit to using our knowledge and experience to analyze each situation individually and using our access to multiple companies to deliver the right coverage for the best price.
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In 2017, dog bites and dog-related injuries accounted for more than one-third of homeowners liability claims according to the Insurance Information Institute. There are approximately 89.7 million dogs in the United States and 36.5% of U.S. households own at least one dog. The average cost per dog bite claim was $37,051, totaling over $700 million […]
Homeowners insurance is important to many people and is often required to satisfy your mortgage requirements. But how well do you actually understand your policy? Most homeowners policies can be broken down into six sections. Dwelling: This pays for damage to your house and structures that are attached to your house. This includes plumbing, electrical […]
As more devices and appliances with Internet capabilities enter the market, protecting those devices from hackers becomes critical. Unfortunately, many of these non-computer, non-smartphone devices – from toilets to refrigerators to alarm systems – weren’t built with security in mind. So what can someone who’s already bought one of these devices do? When it comes […]
Made famous by the WannaCry attack that crippled the NHS in 2017, ransomware is continuing to hit businesses. According to security research firm Symantec, infections have steadily increased every year since 2013, reaching record levels in 2017. Even over the last few months, ransomware has impacted multiple organizations, including the PGA of America, and the […]
The integration of smartphones in both personal and professional life has created a culture of vulnerability in which we walk around with our most sensitive information literally at the tips of our fingers. The results? A lucrative black market for data thieves eager to hack and sell passwords, credit card numbers and other personal data. […]
1. Malware What is it? Malware is an all-encompassing term for a variety of cyber threats including Trojans, viruses and worms. Malware is simply defined as code with malicious intent that typically steals data or destroys something on the computer. How does it work? Malware is most often introduced to a system through email attachments, […]
2018 was an interesting year for all things cyber. It was the year that brought major breaches pretty much every week. Most recently, the Marriott Hotel group suffered a significant data breach, while Quora fell foul to some cyber criminals. Cyber security is still the issue on every business leaders mind. This year, organizations have […]
What is Ransomware? Ransomware is a type of malicious software that infects a computer and restricts users’ access to it until a ransom is paid to unlock it. Ransomware variants have been observed for several years and often attempt to extort money from victims by displaying an on-screen alert. Typically, these alerts state that the […]
What is the Marriott Data Breach? On November 30th, Marriott International announced that the private information of up to 500 million guests became compromised. The breach is one of the largest in history and brings up a variety of concerns regarding consumer privacy safety. They noted that an internal tool recognized a data breach in […]
New Year’s Resolutions. Some people make one each year while others did in the past, but have stopped after not completing too many of them. It is difficult to come up with a realistic goal each year and even more difficult to follow through on those goals. Most people give up on their resolutions within […]
While the term “cabin fever” likely originated with sailors who lost their marbles after spending too much time at sea, it’s a feeling that most of us face at some point in the winter months. Grey skies, cold temperatures, and dreary weather keep up locked up indoors and, after a while, we start to feel […]
It can be especially stressful and arduous to travel during the winter holidays: Airports and flights are crowded. Roadways are jammed with vehicles. Snow and ice storms can delay your journey. You can’t make other people or bad weather just go away as you try to reach your destination, but you do have ways to […]
Happy…I mean Merry…I mean Mazel Tov…I mean, where am I? “Happy Holidays” in December is an all-encompassing term that covers many special days, from many different cultures. So depending on where you are during this holiday, you may be given a different kind of greeting and it would be nice to not only know what […]
One of the things we look forward to during the holidays is the food! We all have certain foods that we always look forward to that are tradition and we also look forward to new or different dishes that people will make. So this year, we put together a printable “Cookbook” with some of our […]
Whether you live in a particularly cold climate or you’re just dealing with fewer hours of daylight, wintertime often means spending a lot of time inside. While staying indoors can often feel boring and repetitive, there are actually plenty of fun things you can do to pass the time inside on a cold winter day. […]
Here is an overview of your rights when recovering from identity theft. If someone is using your information to open new accounts or make purchases, report it and get help. If someone steals your identity, you have the right to: Create an FTC Identity Theft Report. Place a 90-day initial fraud alert on your credit […]
There are several key times each year when people spend time shopping in stores and online for the perfect gifts for their loved ones, or themselves. While it is easy to get caught up in the fun of it all, it is important to remember that with increased purchasing comes heightened risk of theft. Thieves […]
The Consumer Federation of America, a non-profit association of almost 300 consumer organizations, compiled a list of 10 tips for having an ID theft-free holiday season. Keep your computer safe. Regularly update the security software on all of your computers. Use smart passwords, not your date of birth or other personal information that might be […]
The holidays are just around the corner, and that means many of us will be making purchases online to avoid large crowds and busy mall traffic. While online shopping has made our lives easier, it also exposes new weaknesses with the information we use to make those very purchases. The holiday season is a […]