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    • Nonprofit of the Month: Fieldhouse Foundation

      March 25, 2020 - 1:31 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.You may remember “Field Of Dreams” as a 1989 baseball movie, but for the teens and kids at the...Full story
    • The Protection You Need When Things Probably Can’t Get Worse

      March 11, 2020 - 3:26 PM

      An umbrella policy is what you probably think it is — insurance coverage for a rainy day. This doesn’t mean insurance protection from storms, though we offer that too. In this case, a “rainy day” is an incident that costs more than your insurance normally covers.On our information page and...Full story
    • Nonprofit of the Month: Green Gables Haven

      February 26, 2020 - 3:31 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.Green Gables Haven Community Shelter has helped more than 2,000 women, children, and men since 2002. The shelter, in...Full story
    • A Complete Guide To Information Sheets

      February 20, 2020 - 3:20 PM

      It’s no secret that insurance can be complicated and confusing. There are a lot of words with specific meanings and rules your policy has to follow. Sometimes, reading an insurance policy can be like reading a book in another language.In a recent survey, only about 20% of people could identify...Full story
    • Electrical Safety At Work (video)

      February 18, 2020 - 11:19 AM

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    • Nonprofit of the Month: Bulldog Pantry

      January 29, 2020 - 2:13 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.Lakeview Local Schools in Cortland, Ohio, started a new project in 2018: the “Bulldog Pantry.” The bulldog is the...Full story
    • What To Do When The Power Goes Out

      January 22, 2020 - 1:32 PM

      At Hastings Mutual, we’ve got a long history with insurance coverage for windstorms. The company was actually formed as the Michigan Mutual Tornado, Cyclone, and Windstorm Company in 1885, after cyclones struck Hastings and the surrounding area twice in three years, causing about $225,000 in damage (roughly $5.7 million today).These...Full story
    • Employment Practices Liability Insurance

      January 9, 2020 - 1:14 PM

      When you think of keeping your workplace safe, you probably think of goggles and gloves, or secure computer passwords. But there’s another way you can make sure your company is protected: with EPLI. EPLI stands for employment practices liability insurance. It covers employment-related lawsuits, like discrimination or sexual harassment, for...Full story

    • Nonprofit of the Month: The Potter’s House

      December 19, 2019 - 10:30 AM

      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.The young adults who attend The Potter’s House English Language Learner (ELL) Program are from countries around the world:...Full story
    • Managing Farmer Stress

      December 12, 2019 - 10:11 AM

      Work-related stress comes with every job, no matter what you do or how much you earn. This can include physical strain, like repetitive motion, and mental or emotional stress, like being required to perform work that doesn’t fit a worker’s knowledge, abilities, or interests. Though experts suggest exercise, time management...Full story