Travel Risks of the High Net Worth

Whether traveling with household staff or fine jewelry, art, and automobiles, high-net-worth individuals who call the world their home want to feel at ease when traveling abroad. But when jetting from country to country, many high-net-worth individuals often underestimate their travel-related risks. Unfortunately, failing to recognize these risks can result in significant out-of-pocket costs. Continue reading

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Art Affairs to Remember

May 2015 has been a record breaking month for the art world as buyers continue to chase masterworks by blue chip artists. Picasso’s “Women of Algiers (Version O)” set a record at auction when it sold for over $179M; the … Continue reading

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Insurance and Hurricane Protection

With the arrival of hurricane season, it’s time to consider the important role insurance can play in providing financial protection for your home and family. Continue reading

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Boating Basics Are Anything But Trivial

Understanding the main causes of accidents and maintaining boating safety awareness is crucial in helping to avoid accidents. Continue reading

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Protecting Works On Paper

With a growing popularity among emerging collectors, demand is increasing for works on paper, including photography. We see evidence of this in the growth and proliferation of public art fairs, such as the successful 8th edition of Papier in Montreal, the 35th edition of the AIPAD Photography Show and the inaugural Art On Paper fair earlier this year in New York City. Continue reading

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Are Your Appliances Sharing Your Secrets?

As more electronics companies develop Internet connected appliances, consumers may have to worry about their refrigerator or dishwasher compromising their personal information. Continue reading

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Homeowners Shouldn’t Tempt Hurricane Fate

While for the most part, there has been a reduction in loss of life during hurricane seasons, primarily due to better early warning systems, a huge spike in property losses has still occurred. Superstorm Sandy in 2012 reflected some of these staggering property losses, and was the second-costliest in the nation’s history, estimating $50 billion (Hurricane Katrina was the costliest, which in 2005 caused $108 billion in damage). Continue reading

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