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    • Nonprofit of the Month — Talons Out Honor Flight

      September 25, 2019 - 1:14 PM

      The Hastings Mutual Insurance Company Charitable Foundation recognizes the contributions of nonprofit organizations in the communities we serve. Each month, we’ll honor one of those organizations as our Nonprofit of the Month.

      In November, about 80...Full story

    • Why You Need Errors And Omissions Insurance

      September 19, 2019 - 3:12 PM

      To err is Human; to Forgive, Divine. – Alexander Pope

      We all make mistakes, but some are more serious than others. A mistake can be expensive if you’re a professional contractor and you’re working...Full story

    • What Everyone Needs To Know About Insurance

      September 11, 2019 - 11:40 AM

      A few weeks ago, I was on a walk with a friend and his 15-year-old son. We talked about movies (he enjoyed “Avengers: Endgame”) and what he did over the summer (video games). We also discussed insurance. He didn’t know much about insurance...Full story

    • Natural Disaster Business Protection

      September 5, 2019 - 4:15 PM

      Hurricane Dorian may be the top story in the news right now, as it moves along the east coast of the U.S. It’s damaged homes and city streets in the Bahamas already. You can help survivors here.

      While Hastings Mutual’s six-state region isn’t a target for hurricanes, other natural...Full story

    • Nonprofit of the Month — Delta-Waverly Rotary Club Backpack Program

      August 28, 2019 - 2:05 PM

      The Hastings Mutual Insurance Company Charitable Foundation recognizes the contributions of nonprofit organizations in the communities we serve. Each month, we’ll honor one of those organizations as our Nonprofit of the Month.

      It’s back to school for students across our six-state region. But some students need a little more in their...Full story

    • 4 Simple Ways To Protect Your Social Media Status

      August 14, 2019 - 2:19 PM

      Hastings Mutual is an insurance company, and the idea of insurance usually makes people think of something necessary yet boring, and something that has to be done in person. In other words, not like social media at all.

      Hopefully by now you’re a follower of Hastings Mutual’s Facebook page,...Full story

    • The Safety Tool For Every Contractor

      August 7, 2019 - 2:04 PM

      There are contractors for every part of the house — from electrical work to basement plumbing. But not much can be done on a house until there’s a frame in place to build on.

      Between April 2018 and April 2019, total building permits for Illinois increased 19% (throughout northern...Full story

    • Nonprofit of the Month — United Lifestyles Maternal Infant Health Program

      July 31, 2019 - 1:22 PM

      The Hastings Mutual Insurance Company Charitable Foundation recognizes the contributions of nonprofit organizations in the communities we serve. Each month, we’ll honor one of those organizations as our Nonprofit of the Month.

      Spectrum Health’s United Lifestyles Maternal Infant Health Program (MIHP) takes care of the families taking care of their...Full story

    • The Last Thing You Need To Do This Week

      July 24, 2019 - 2:14 PM

      This Friday afternoon, when you’re winding down but still in the office, there’s one task you can do that won’t be too demanding, but will leave your workspace the way you’d like to find it Monday morning. Cleaning your office.

      Look at the piles of paper spread across your desk...Full story

    • How Metalworkers Stay Safe

      July 19, 2019 - 8:37 AM

      The word “metalist” might not mean anything to you yet, at least not until you think about everyone who works with metal, like tool makers and machine parts manufacturers. A metalist is anyone who works with and produces metal products. It’s also the name of Hastings Mutual’s commercial insurance coverage...Full story