Nov 16, 2017

Press Release – McMichael purchases Baum Insurance

PRESS RELEASE – McMichael Insurance Agency of Akron is pleased to announce the acquisition of The Baum Insurance Agency. On November 1, 2017, McMichael officially purchased the Baum Agency from previous owner, Michele Baum. Ms. Baum is going to continue working directly with McMichael Insurance throughout the transition of her former business. Baum has worked […]

Nov 16, 2017

$1000 “Stand For Generosity” Awarded to 24 Year Old

Chrissy Motz is the winner of the www.StandForGenerosity.com award.   Born with an intellectual challenge and physical limitations, Chrissy has raised over $25,000 for Special Olympics.    And she’s only 24 years old! Her first introduction to Special Olympics started when she was 8 years old.  She was retrofitted with adaptive equipment and competed in the speed skating event while […]

Sep 26, 2017

Identity Theft – Freeze your Credit

Placing a freeze on your account is an extreme step and might not be necessary, especially if you don’t know for sure that you’re personal information was compromised or stolen. A freeze blocks anyone from accessing your credit reports without your permission. It can be an inconvenience for you, too. If you want to take out […]

Sep 26, 2017

Identity Theft – Sign up for Credit Monitoring Services

According to the FTC, monitoring services usually alert you when a company checks your credit history, a new loan or credit card is opened in your name, a creditor says a payment is late, or if public records show you’ve filed for bankruptcy. Some monitoring services include identity theft protection, which will alert you when […]

Sep 26, 2017

Identity Theft – Keep an Eye on your Bank Accounts & Credit Card Statements

Go through all your bank, credit card, and retirement, as well as your brokerage accounts to look for any suspicious activity.  In many cases, theft happens over time. It usually starts small and money is stolen from across multiple accounts.  Get in the habit of carefully checking your statements on a regular basis.