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Surety bonds vs. contractor insurance: What is the difference?

 February 2, 2023     UFG Insurance    Surety  Read Time: 3 min
If you're wondering whether you need surety bonds or contractor insurance for your growing business, the answer is likely both! Learn more about these two common coverage tools in the contracting industry.
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6 top identity theft warning signs

 May 1, 2020     UFG Insurance    Business   Personal  Read Time: 5 min
In order to help prevent people from stealing your identity, we must stay a step ahead. Here are six top identity theft warning signs you should be on the lookout for.
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4 Cybersecurity attacks to think about in 2020

 April 23, 2020     UFG Insurance    Business 
Some trends are worth following. Avoid identity theft and keep your personal information safe by staying in-the-know about these 4 trending cyberattacks.
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The basics of cybersecurity insurance coverage for businesses

 April 21, 2020     UFG Insurance    Business 
Do you know how to spot a phishing attempt? Is your business truly protected? Here we look at the basics of cybersecurity insurance coverage for businesses and how we can help.
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Three reasons to call 811 before you dig

 April 6, 2020     UFG Insurance    Personal  Read Time: 3 min
Even if your yard project seems like a shallow dig, there’s more going on underground than you might think. What’s a simple solution? Call 811.
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5 tips to help grow your independent contractor business

 March 18, 2020     UFG Insurance    Business   Surety 
Here are five effective tips to help grow your independent contractor business.
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Follow these simple tips to spot email scams

 March 10, 2020     UFG Insurance    Business   Personal  Read Time: 4 min
Here’s the know-how you need to show hackers who’s boss.
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The basics of homeowners insurance coverage

 March 4, 2020     UFG Insurance    Personal  Read Time: 4 min
Purchasing a home can be overwhelming, let alone reviewing insurance documents. This blog on the basics of homeowners insurance coverage.
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The 5 most common small business insurance claims

 February 28, 2020     UFG Insurance    Business 
If you're a small business owner, it's important to understand frequent insurance claims that occur. Learn more about five of the most common.
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Top safety tips when using space heaters

 February 19, 2020     UFG Insurance    Personal  Read Time: 5 min
Although convenient, space heaters can be a hazard over the winter months. Here are must-read, top safety tips when using space heaters.
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2016 Insurance Day on the Hill featuring Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds

Insurance Day on the Hill: An event that’s “Worth It”

 February 17, 2020     UFG Insurance    We are UFG 
Worth It campaign against distracted driving makes an appearance at Iowa's Insurance Day on the Hill.
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3 ideas for safer online shopping

 February 13, 2020     UFG Insurance    Personal  Read Time: 4 min
Don’t let cybercriminals steal your thunder. Keep these three ideas in mind for safer online shopping.
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Here’s the scoop on umbrella insurance

 February 7, 2020     UFG Insurance    Business   Personal  Read Time: 4 min
Don’t let bad luck leave you all wet. Keep your assets from being washed away with umbrella insurance.
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