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Lock up Your Valuables

Theft from cars and trucks is on the rise! A nice reminder not to leave your briefcase, backpack, shopping bags or contractor’s tools in sight in your car or truck. There have been so many equipment thefts from trucks that the Waltham Police recently issues a town-wide reverse 911 call: March 19, 2015 Be vigilant […]

Extreme Weather Alert

Massachusetts will experience a severe and potentially historic storm Monday afternoon through Wednesday morning, complete with snow measured in feet, damaging winds, and serious coastal flooding. A corridor of heavy, wet snow is expected in southeast MA (east of I-95) where temperatures will near 32 degrees, making for heavy wet snow. Elsewhere, colder temperatures (teens […]

Planning a Summer Vacation? Helpful tips to keep in mind

Vacation is a time to relax and enjoy life, but don’t forget about your home back home. Have you done anything to ensure your vacant home is safe from burglars? We’ve compiled some helpful suggestions to keep your home out of harms way, thanks to “Risk Conversation”: Make your home look as lived in as […]

Happy Fathers Day + Grill Safety Tips

Wishing all of the dad’s out there a very Happy Fathers Day. Since most dad’s (and mom’s) we know love to BBQ in the summer, here are some grill safety tips, courtesy of one of our insurance partners, Travelers Insurance. Americans enjoy more than three billion barbecues each year. But barbecuing can be dangerous, even […]

Driving tips for a wonderful, SAFE and fun Memorial Day weekend

Memorial Day weekend is almost here and we are so excited! However, Memorial Weekend proves to be one of the deadliest times of year on the road, as hundreds of Americans die as a result of alcohol-related car crashes. In 2010, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that 387 people died in crashes […]

Spring Time = Check Your Sump Pump Time

With all of the rain, it is so very important to test your sump pump to be sure it is working correctly. All you have to do is pour water into the sump pit until the sump float is lifted high enough to engage the pump. If the sump pump does not power, then the […]

When to call your insurance agent…

ABC’s about when to call your insurance agent: A new or additional vehicle Before buying a home or updating your home Before changing your relationship status TO or FROM married Before you buy or sell a business Birth a new child Before you buy a piece of jewelry, ATV or snowmobile Before starting a business […]

Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI)

Did you know that while American firms were downsizing in 2010, the U.S, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission saw a record 99,922 discrimination claims filed in the fiscal year ending September 30. It was the highest number of cases brought in the agency’s 45-year history. Why? – Discrimination – Wrongful Termination – Harassment What is EPL […]

Rental Car Insurance – what to do?

The Insurance Information Institute recently published an article on Rental Car Insurance and we thought we’d sum it up for you. As you know, insuring a rental car can be confusing and many consumers do not even think about whether or not to purchase the rental car insurance until they get to the counter – […]

Insuring Your Valentines Day Gems

It’s Valentines Day – notorious for chocolate, cards, flowers and jewelry!  In fact, Americans are estimated to spend nearly $18 billion on Valentines Day this year to impress their significant others.  If you are planning on giving a nice piece of jewelry to your loved one, or you are the recipient of new jewelry, don’t […]