Who’s Chris?

As a Certified Insurance Counselor, Chris Gonzalez wants to give the most information possible to better equip his clients in making smart decisions about their insurance coverage – and that’s why he decided to share his insights with you here.

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Meet Chris

5 insurance decisions for your small business your agency should help you make

November 29, 2019

Sure, I’m willing to agree that purchasing an insurance policy can be a frustrating process. I can imagine business owners struggling to find the right policies and cover. I know the feeling that you...

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Have you considered the insurance implications of working with contractors?

November 20, 2019

You are probably already aware of the California Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) or what is popularly called the gig worker bill. The bill, passed by the California legislature, requires companies that hire independent...

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5 Questions You Must Ask Yourself Before Buying Insurance for you and your family

November 8, 2019

Have you ever woken up suddenly in the middle of the night worrying about the future? Most of us have done that, and it’s a sign. It’s a sign that you must consider doing something to safeguard...

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Yes - Even your passion project needs insurance

October 27, 2019

Are you an artisan of some sort in your free time? Does your passion lie in creating and selling beautiful craft? Or do you simply love collecting and trading things, for the sake of art or as a passion...

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How should a small business choose an insurance agency?

October 20, 2019

Sadly, consumers have minimal trust in insurance companies. Don’t believe me? Here’s what Accenture and Deloitte...

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Should you buy insurance for your small business online?

September 24, 2019

Online insurance sales are booming! Today, many small businesses prefer to skip the agent conversation and buy insurance directly online. As Peter Breitstone, former EVP, sales, programs, and facilities...

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5 tricky questions about insurance in the digital age

August 2, 2019

While the world is going through a digital transformation in every industry, the way we deal with life and business must also evolve. The wave of Digital Transformation has enabled us to do so much so...

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All the insurance your property needs

July 23, 2019

Not to be confused with Homeowners Insurance, the purpose of Property Insurance is to protect the home structure from natural disasters (usually barring earthquakes and floods). If you own the property...

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What should small businesses should insure themselves against?

June 29, 2019

Is insurance for you, as a small business, even more important than mid-sized to large businesses? Well, if something goes wrong, you may not have the resources or resilience to bounce back. If you are...

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Is Your Business Insured Against Future Challenges?

April 24, 2019

From the day you start your business, you expose yourself to risks. Think of lawsuits, natural calamities or employee behavior -all these can wreak havoc on your business operations. Being unprepared can...

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The Hidden Deductible You Need to Know About

February 11, 2019

If you look at your homeowners’ policy, you may see an additional deductible. You probably didn't notice when you signed up. It's listed as a "2% wind deductible."...

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Flooding Can Occur Anywhere - Are you Prepared?

March 10, 2017

During Hurricane Sandy, over 1.58 million claims were filed to cover the costs of damage to homes, commercial businesses, and other property. 1.58 million is hard to picture, so let’s just take a...

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Chris Gonzalez earns the CHARTERED FINANCIAL CONSULTANT® (ChFC®) DESIGNATION, FINANCIAL PLANNING’S HIGHEST STANDARD

September 21, 2016

North Bergen, NJ – September 20, 2016 – [Chris Gonzalez, Gonzalez & Company Insurance Agency, Inc.] has earned the Chartered Financial Consultant® (ChFC®) professional designation...

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Chris Gonzalez Earns Certified Risk Manager (CRM) Designation

August 11, 2016

North Bergen, NJ – August 2016 Certified Risk Managers International recently conferred the designation of Certified Risk Manager (CRM) on a select number of individuals who completed...

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You Need to Know: the Liability Limit Code

November 16, 2015

We know – auto insurance policies often seem like gibberish, but understanding the liability limit code can mean the difference between paying for everything out of pocket, and standing back while your...

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Got Vacancy? Your Policy Might Be Void

August 19, 2015

We’ve recently heard of several cases where a building owner suddenly found their insurance policy was null and void – all because they hadn’t looked closely at an important clause that states a...

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Why You Should Take the Insurance the Rental Car Company Offers

August 19, 2015

You’re probably already shaking your head ‘no.’ You’re on vacation. You’re already spending too much money. Every travel article tells you that the rental car insurance is an unnecessary add-on,...

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Avoid Insurance Suspension – Learn About Protective Safeguard Endorsements

August 19, 2015

We spend a lot of time warning our clients about aspects of their policy that could render certain coverages unviable. Today, we’re going to talk about a clause that could suspend your entire policy...

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The 14 Most Common Mistakes People Make Shopping for Homeowners Insurance

August 19, 2015

We’ve been in the business a long time, and we’ve seen people make every mistake under the sun when buying homeowners insurance. We do our best to advise our clients to avoid these common pitfalls,...

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