Benchmark Agency Blog


Risk Management Solutions for Your Cyber Liability Concerns

We pride ourselves not just on selling insurance, but on sharing our expertise on the risks our clients face every day and how best to mitigate them. With business operations becoming more complicated, global and reliant on technology every day, comprehensive risk management techniques combined with tailored insurance solutions are the only way to make sure that you are protected from the wide range of exposures inherent in your day-to-day business operations. Consider the area of cyber liability. What was once a minor
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Combined Agents of America Membership Means More Buying Power for Us, Better Service for You

In November 1997, Benchmark Insurance helped form the Combined Agents of America (CAA). After coming together with other independent insurance agencies across Central Texas, a plan was developed to allow all to maintain our independence while harnessing the power of our combined business. Together we could bring a much larger volume of business to insurance companies and multiply our buying power—and with it our capabilities for our customers—exponentially. Thus, on October 1, 1997, the Combined Agents of America was
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How to Prepare Your Home for Storms

Whether it is the winter storms in the northern part of the country, tornadoes in the south central and Midwest, or hurricanes along coastal regions, storms affect everyone. Preparing your home for the next big storm is an important part of homeownership. The American Red Cross has a great checklist of steps you can take to protect your family, home and belongings from storm damage. Here are the highlights: Listen to a NOAA Weather Radio for storm updates from the National Weather Service. Check your disaster
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Prep the Motor and Haul in the Anchor: But Don’t Forget Your Boat Insurance

It’s that time of year that most boat owners start dusting off the motors, untangling the fishing line and replacing old or broken equipment. Preparing the boat for a new season can be time consuming and require a bit of an investment, but you don’t want to be stranded on the water the first time out this year. You prepare your boat because you enjoy the relaxation and entertainment of being on the lake, river or ocean. You also have boat insurance for when all of those careful preparations are just not enough. According
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