Personal Insurance

Arbella Distractology

Distractology 101: A Crash Course on Distracted Driving Distracted driving is a major issue and Arbella has created an online Crash Course on Distracted Driving, “Distractology, the science of distraction”. Distracted driving has become such a big issue these days that a whole new vocabulary has had to be invented just to talk about it. […]

2011 & 2012 storms …

By Todd Wallack The Boston Globe Consumers, already contending with the rising cost of gasoline, food, and other necessities, could now also face sharply higher home insurance premiums. After several years of modest increases, insurance companies are raising rates to offset a big jump in claims related to damage caused by tornadoes, severe snowstorms, and […]

MA Long Term Care Insurance – What you need to know

Now living longer than ever before, two out of five Americans will eventually need long-term care at some point in their lives. Neither health nor disability insurance covers long-term care, leaving long-term-care insurance as the only option besides paying out of pocket. “Long-term-care insurance is not about getting cured, it is about staying alive,” says […]

Come Meet Captain Indestructible

You’re in the prime of your working years. You’re able-bodied and fit and probably haven’t given much thought, if any, to the possibility of something happening that would prevent you from going to work every day. It’s even less likely that you’ve spent time thinking about your need for disability insurance. That’s a mistake a […]


Natural disasters such as the California wildfires, tornadoes in the mid-west, and of course Hurricane Katrina, have raised the awareness of Homeowners about the importance of being adequately insured. Over 1,700 homes were destroyed in the California wildfires, and hurricane Katrina was a national tragedy beyond comprehension, destroying more than 200,000 homes. But Catastrophes don’t […]