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MiniCo Insurance Agency Produces First in a Series of Training Videos

by Winnie Hsiu March 25, 2014 7:41 PM
Employee turnover presents a huge training hurdle for managers and owners of self storage facilities to overcome. Besides being trained in their duties and procedures new employees need to be trained in risk management. Training – especially when it’s done in a one-on-one situation – can be expensive. But the consequences that could happen if an employee is not trained in risk management are vastly more expensive in the long run. [More]

Win a Free Trip to Las Vegas

by Holly Robinson October 1, 2013 7:13 PM
I never win contests. Never. Then, a couple of years ago I entered one and won a two-night stay in a bed and breakfast in Carmel, California. Holy cow! The bed and breakfast was a delightful place and I had a wonderful time in Carmel.

People in the self storage industry have the opportunity to enter a contest (that is just as wonderful) and win a free trip to Las Vegas to attend the largest self storage industry expo. [More]

The Self Storage Association Partners with MiniCo on Health Insurance Options

by Winnie Hsiu April 15, 2013 6:11 PM
The clock is ticking down to January 1, 2014. That date is the deadline when the total law for “Obamacare” goes into effect.

The Self Storage Association (SSA), the official trade organization and voice of the American and International self storage-industry, announced that it has expanded its health insurance coverage. SSA members will now be able to participate in the SSA Health Insurance Marketplace, a private healthcare exchange program created by SSA partnering with MiniCo Insurance Agency. [More]