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Don’t let email scams hijack your holiday!

Dec 12 2017 As seasonal shopping ramps up both on and offline, there are many opportunities for scammers and thieves to separate you from your hard-earned money. Dial up your fraud awareness radar to the max –... more

Season Toy Safety Tips and 10 Worst Toys for 2017

Dec 5 2017 It’s not all fun and games when it comes to toys. In 2016, there were 174,100 children under the age of 15 treated at emergency departments for toy-related injuries; seven children died. The U.S. Consumer... more

Your Seasonal Flu Prevention Reminder!

Dec 1 2017 Flu season runs from October through May, generally peaking from December through March. Flu vaccines can take a few weeks to kick in so it’s good to get your shot early. Find out the place closest to you at... more

Prevent home heating fires with these tips from the pros

Nov 27 2017 As the temperature drops, home fire risk rises. It just makes sense. While cooking fires are the leading cause of residential fires, heating-related fires come in second place and peak in the month of January.... more

The Importance Of Back-Seat Safety Belt Use

Nov 16 2017 The last time you used a taxi, a ride-hailing service or jumped in the backseat of a friend’s car, did you buckle up? If you did, good for you, but you are in the minority. Four out of 5 adults surveyed by... more

Fire up that snowblower - don't wait until the first storm hits!

Nov 14 2017 Some of us had our first snowfall of the season yesterday ... OK, depending on where you live, it was only a few wimpy flakes. But take it as Mother Nature’s gentle advance warning: Winter is on it’s way – get... more

HAPPY VETERANS DAY TO ALL WHO SERVED

Nov 10 2017 On Veterans Day, we owe a debt of deep gratitude to all military service members, past and present, for their service to our country. Thank you! There are many events this weekend offering tribute to our... more

How to Lower Your Auto Insurance Bill

Nov 6 2017 It’s easy to lower your insurance costs - especially if you have a great driving record, or don’t mind having higher deductibles. Who doesn’t want to pay less for car insurance? Billions of dollars are spent... more

Do you need some out-of-this-world insurance?

Nov 3 2017 You can insure against almost any adverse event. In prior posts, we’ve talked about celebrities insuring body parts and people insuring some rather unusual objects and special collections. But here’s one that... more

SNOW PLOW SEASON HAS BEGUN IN MASSACHUSETTS

Nov 2 2017 Snow Plow Season has begun in Massachusetts and New England - The Blizzard of 2010 officially made Monday a “snow day” for many Massachusetts and New England residents. Thankfully, schools were closed which... more

Do You Need Umbrella Insurance?

Nov 1 2017 One of the most certain things in life is uncertainty. Your dog could bite the neighbor’s kid. Your teen driver could hit a cyclist. A guest could fall down your stairs. A rainy morning commute on worn-out... more

Pumpkins, perils & more: Have a fun, safe Halloween

Oct 30 2017 It’s the season of the pumpkin! Everyone seems to love pumpkin flavored foods, and there may be a reason for that. Psychologist think that the smell of pumpkin spice produces a nostalgic feeling that brings us... more

WINTER HEATING BILLS

Oct 25 2017 If you are dreading winter heating bills, it might be a good time to think of ways to save money now before the cold weather kicks in. You can find out how your energy use compares through EPA’s Home Energy... more

AUTUMN IN NEW ENGLAND... WHAT TO SEE AND DO

Oct 6 2017 if leaf peeping is on your agenda this holiday weekend, here’s the latest weather and foliage reports from NECN. Overall, the foliage season is always enjoyable here in New England, but meteorologists say that... more

Get the best for your best friend. Introducing Pet Health Insurance

Oct 4 2017 You don’t like your pet. You love your pet! So when you make the decision to take care of him or her, you’re helping them and your entire family. We’ve partnered with Hartville Pet Insurance Program, because... more

Equifax Data Breach: Here’s what to do if you haven’t acted yet

Sep 29 2017 If you’ve been immobilized about taking action related to the mammoth Equifax data breach, you’re not alone – many people have been. The sheer enormity and scope of the breach – 143 million records in the US... more

Home maintenance: Clean that clothes dryer to prevent fires!

Sep 27 2017 When you tackle your spring and fall home maintenance, is cleaning your clothes dryer on the list? If not, it should be. As we approach the fall, it's a good time to check your lint filters and venting systems... more

Easy to Forget Cleaning Projects

Aug 4 2017 As a busy homeowner, it's easy to fall into the trap of pushing off tasks that maintain the long-term value of your home in favor of more pressing problems. That’s OK, to a point, as certain house-cleaning... more

BARK, BUT DON'T BITE

Jul 27 2017 Your Massachusetts homeowners insurance policy covers the structure of your home, and your belongings, but it is also responsible for protecting you from liability issues. According to Investopedia, liability... more

Heavy Rain? Be on the Lookout for Heavy Damage

Jul 7 2017 Your home protects you from the elements, but heavy rains can weaken that protection. With a little maintenance and a lot of vigilance, it’s not hard to stay safe and dry. Spring rainstorms are a fact of life... more

Want a Safer Home? Consider these Inexpensive Fixes

Jun 5 2017 Home improvement: It’s a never-ending process for many people, and for those of us who aren’t necessarily handy, it can be a hassle, too. But there are plenty of simple maintenance tasks and other improvements... more

Help Your Dog Love Apartment Living

May 8 2017 Apartment living can have many advantages: low maintenance, close to work and entertainment, and ease of changing residence. But, if you’re a dog owner, apartment living can present some difficulties. You... more

Love Bites – Get Umbrella Coverage

Apr 7 2017 In today’s economy, everyone is pinching pennies. So why worry about umbrella coverage? Shouldn’t a home and auto policy leave you adequately covered?Unfortunately, we live in a world of lawsuits. Large... more

Teen Driving Safety

Apr 3 2017 Talking to Your Teen About Safe Driving When teens begin to drive, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the National Safety Council, the sobering statistics start to pile... more

Car Shopping With Safety in Mind

Mar 6 2017 You’ve heard all the talk about driverless cars. Yet we’re still years away from living in a world where you can just tell your car where to go and then kick back and relax with a book or your phone. Even... more

Burglary Prevention: Should You Leave the Lights On?

Feb 3 2017 It seems like a no-brainer to leave the lights on outside your home to deter burglars while you’re away (or even while you’re asleep). But does that really work? Or is it just a waste of electricity —... more

Identity Protection Tips for Tax Season

Jan 9 2017 What’s the most important number for you this tax season? The amount of your refund? The amount you owe? The number of hours spent poring over all the other numbers? All of those are pretty important, but none... more



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