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Our Team Looks Forward to 2017

December 8, 2016

Members of our Financial Services team recently gathered for an annual meeting at OneBeacon’s Plymouth, Minnesota headquarters. The outing was a great chance to reflect on a successful 2016 partnering with our many valued producers, as well as an opportunity to discuss our business objectives for the coming year.


Getting to Know OneBeacon in Boston

November 28, 2016

Recently, eight OneBeacon businesses gathered for a product fair/breakfast event at Boston’s Langham Hotel. OneBeacon Financial Services was represented by Barbara Winsor and Rebecca Riekofski, who set up “trade-show” style alongside their OneBeacon colleagues to showcase our specialty capabilities to local producers.


Cyberrisk: Threat and opportunity

November 2, 2016

Our friends at the Insurance Information Institute recently published a whitepaper that explores the threats and opportunities associated with cyberrisk.


Managing Winter Weather Risks

October 25, 2016

While winter weather can be invigorating, it also brings some serious risks. Slip-and-fall related injuries are fairly common during the wintertime, and snow and ice doesn't necessarily inhibit customers from visiting a bank. In order to help mitigate the risk of incurring liability as a result of poor winter maintenance, banks must develop and execute a sufficient winter weather response plan.


Stay on Your Feet: It's Fall Prevention Awareness Week!

September 21, 2016

One of the less apparent risks that banks face each day is right beneath their feet: the shiny, polished floors where patrons and staff can easily lose their footing. Slips, trips and falls are a leading cause of liability and workers compensation claims for financial institutions in the U.S. That's why we're recognizing Fall Prevention Awareness Week - which coincides with the first week of fall - by sharing tips to help banks protect themselves and their customers against this risk.


"Cash Recyclers" article coverage

September 19, 2016

Designed to automate the cash-handling process, cash recycling is a banking technology trend on the rise. Cash recycler machines (CRMs) are beginning to make their way into commercial banks across the country. President Craig Collins discusses the risks associated with cash recycler machines in South Dakota Banker Magazine and Western Independent Bankers' newsletter.


IBA Convention-Bound!

September 19, 2016

We are excited to connect with industry colleagues at the 130th annual Iowa Bankers Association Convention! Check out a photo of Jamie Slinden, Specialty Account Underwriter, who is exhibiting at booth #212 alongside Tammy Placzek, VP of Specialty.  The event is being held in Des Moines, Iowa from Sunday, September 18 through Tuesday, September 20.


What to Know About Pokemon GO

July 19, 2016

Whether you've heard about it on the news or witnessed a distracted pedestrian playing the game, it's hard to ignore the Pokémon GO craze. By using GPS technology, this new mobile application enables players to catch virtual Pokémon characters who appear in their real-world surroundings. In addition, the game features marked locations where players can go to earn points and engage with others.


Risky Weather Reminder: Hurricane Preparedness Week

May 16, 2016

The warm summer months are accompanied by the threat of potentially dangerous hurricanes and land-falling tropical storms. Hurricane Preparedness Week, occuring May 15-21, is a perfect time for banks to ensure their business, operations and employees are properly protected. Help prepare for storms and minimize the damage to your business with our Hurricane Risk Management Tips.


We're Exhibiting at the Texas Bankers Convention!

May 5, 2016

Check out a photo of our Assistant Vice Presidents Lisa Phillips and Keith Fruechte exhibiting at the 2016 Texas Bankers Association’s Annual Convention. If you’re in Grapevine, Texas attending the event, please stop by our booth to say hello! We’re joining members of the Texas Bankers Insurance Agency, our industry partners, at booth #417 from May 4-6.