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No doubt, owning a vacation home can be a gratifying investment in your family’s enjoyment. It may also be a smart financial investment. But before the vacation begins, there are important considerations you want to make that will protect your asset as well as help you stay safe, stress free,...

How do you keep your equipment safe on a job site? According to VP of Safety and Risk, Tim McCarty, the most important factor is parking. Find out exactly what he means in this week's Toolbox Talk....

Congratulations! You’re getting serious about purchasing that vacation home of your dreams. But before you close on that perfect property, there’s something important – and really easy – that you can do to save money on your investment, protect your asset, and prevent a whole lot of stress. If your...

A vacation home is great when you need to escape, but maintenance can be a headache – especially when you are not there for prolonged periods of time. Not only is the process of closing up your home at the end of the season tedious, but you’ll also need to...

Do you know the 5-4-3-2-1 rule when it comes to trenching and excavation? VP of Safety & Risk Consulting Tim McCarty gives us the scoop on what you need to know on job sites....

Yes, we can all agree that safety is important, but do you know the impact a safety program has on your business? VP of Safety and Risk, Tim McCarty, tells us how investing in safety impacts both your reputation within your industry, as well as the ROI on projects!...

What are the biggest challenges when it comes to road safety? Believe or not, being on the road is one of the largest exposures construction workers face. VP of Safety and Risk, Tim McCarty, gives us some insight on how we can keep people safe....

As winter settles in the Northeast and the Coronavirus pandemic continues to spike across the country, many parents (and educators) face a difficult conundrum: whether or not to send their kids to school. With varying guidelines across state and even district lines, many parents are left to choose between in-person...

It is with a sad heart that we share the news of our founder, Richard “Dick” Wright Clark’s passing at the age of 86. Dick had a prosperous career and life, surrounded by family, friends, colleagues and celebrated numerous achievements and successes, both personally and professionally. Our prayers, condolences, and...

Since our founding in 1931, we’ve seen it all. Working with customers on their auto insurance over the years, there are two topics that people need to know about. The first is simple steps on how to decrease their auto premium. The second is how to handle a new teen...

Watch your step! In this session of Clark Toolbox Talks, we'll get a few quick tips for preventing hazards around open holes from Tim McCarty, VP of Safety & Risk Consulting at Clark Insurance....

Many homeowners don’t think twice about flood insurance unless they are required to. Unfortunately, with this increase in inclement weather, this has to change. With just one inch of water needed to damage your possessions and home, and flood zone maps being updated, flooding is a real concern for every...

If you finance your home with a mortgage, your lender will require you to have a home insurance policy. Home insurance is useful for protecting you and your home against unforeseen damages and loss from perils such as fire and smoke, vandalism, theft, windstorms, and more. Most standard policies include...

First and foremost, we hope you are remaining safe and in good health through these changing times. As the developments of this pandemic continue to unfold, so too do the changes in our daily lives, in our routines, and in the pressures that we face as we adjust to our...

We’re excited to share with you our 2019 Annual Report. Capturing many aspects of our agency, this report sheds light on our company culture, history, geographical reach, philanthropic/community impact, services, civic engagement, educational achievements, as well as awards & recognitions. Please take a moment to look through the report – we’re...

Now that we’re in April, and it’s Distracted Driving Month, our team at Clark would like to address distracted driving and cellphone use, just like the example above. To do this, we’ll focus on an underlying concept: inattention blindness – to explain why distracted driving is occurring and to show...

Did you know that adding carbonated water or tonic to a drink will speed up the absorption of the alcohol? This is an example of what you learn at TIPS Training, a program that gives tools to servers for the responsible service, sale, and consumption of alcohol. Clark Insurance offers...

You are in hospitality and you know that guests appreciate, and sometimes demand, alcohol service as part of their dining experience. Of course, viewing alcohol solely as a relaxing social lubricant is not the entire story – anyone in the industry can tell you that serving alcohol is a unique...

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