2021

The Philadelphia Contributionship’s Digital Archives

May 18, 2021

Over the years the records of The Philadelphia Contributionship have been used for multiple types of research. Homeowners seeking to restore their homes look to see if a survey existed; genealogists check to see where their ancestors lived. Scholars use them for even more varied purposes; architectural historians might look at the patterns of building, others might investigate the types of businesses that were insured and descriptions of the factories. Check out our most recent article about learn more about how we created a digital archives for the Company’s key documents and insurance surveys.

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Hurricane Preparation: 7 Important Steps to Follow

May 13, 2021

The National Weather Service has designated May 9-15 as National Hurricane Preparedness Week. And when it comes to natural disasters, nothing causes damage and destruction like a hurricane. It is important to know if you live in the path of a hurricane because as scary as it sounds, it’s nearly inevitable that you’ll experience some type of damage to your home or property. This is where working with your local agent and picking the correct policy and endorsements comes into play. With some basic preparation and a couple steps, you can help reduce the impact of the storm on your home and keep your family safe.

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Preventing Damage After Flood

April 30, 2021

Sometimes, even with all the preparation water can still find its way into your home. And something as small as an inch of water in the home can cause extensive - and expensive - water damage. The most dangerous issue that can be caused by water? Mold. And curious to find out the answer from the quiz we posted on our social media pages? Read the post to figure out how quickly mold can start growing after a flood!

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Spotlight on - Flood

April 23, 2021

This month’s Spotlight on is all about Flood Insurance – what is Flood Insurance, why you need it and how we at TPC can help you talk to your agent and understand the steps involved with getting Flood insurance. We worked our New Jersey Territory Manager, Paula Pacheco, and the National Flood Service to help break down all things Flood related.

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April 15, 1771 at The Philadelphia Contributionship

April 21, 2021

Ever wonder what a difference a day makes - or in this case 91,312 days -in the workings of The Philadelphia Contributionship? Well you are in luck! Our Archivist, Carol Smith, writes about what a meeting of members would have been like two hundred and fifty years ago in 1771.

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Top Workplace 2021

April 14, 2021

We are very pleased to announce that The Philadelphia Contributionship has once again been named as one of the Top Workplaces in the Philadelphia area! The list of Top Workplaces is published through The Philadelphia Inquirer and is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by employee engagement technology partner Energage LLC.

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Tips for Protecting Your Home from Heavy Rain:

April 12, 2021

We all know the age old saying – “April Showers bring May Flowers”. But the April showers and rainy weather can bring with it serious home damage if you are not prepared and protected. Here are some tips to protect your home from the rainy season and also important policy information.

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Spotlight on ... Claims

March 25, 2021

Introducing the very first article from our blog new series "Spotlight On." This series will feature interviews and articles from all parts of the insurance world written by and featuring TPC employees and partners. This month we are putting the Spotlight On our Claims Department and the new state-of-the-art technology our Field Claim Representatives are using to enhance our policyholder's experience and keep up with our constantly evolving industry.

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Patio Heater Safety

March 3, 2021

With the weather starting to slowly warm up just a little bit, more people are moving outside for COVID safe social interactions. And a lot of these outdoor activities can involve a personal heater. If you are using an outdoor heater, be sure to know the risks of using them before you flip the switch!

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8 Ways to Show Your Home Some Love for Valentine's Day

February 16, 2021

Valentine’s Day is come and passed and while we are sure you and your family felt all the love from the holiday, we are curious if your home felt some of that love? You invest in yourself, your partner, and your family, so why not invest in something just as long-lasting - your home! This Valentine’s Day, show your home some love that will help boost its value and make it a better place to live. Here are a few ways you can do that.

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