What is Builder’s Risk Insurance and Who Should It Cover?

Builder’s risk insurance, sometimes referred to as construction insurance, covers a contractor’s property, material and equipment relating to a building or project under construction. It can be used to cover ground-up new structures or the renovation of existing...

Watering Your Christmas Tree Prevents Home Fires

While some will opt for the convenience of a pre-lit faux tree this Christmas, others will revel in the delight of a fresh pine, fir, or spruce. Amid all the holiday cheer, however, it’s important to understand the fire risk posed by these festive evergreens and the...

Fun Facts About Your Thanksgiving Meal in Massachusetts

Although turkey is somewhat synonymous with Thanksgiving dinner it's not all about the Turkey. For many, folks are most grateful for the side dishes, appetizers and the pies. In Massachusetts the most searched recipe on Thanksgiving? Cheesecake. Making cheesecake is...

Vehicle Maintenance Checklist for Fall

The seasons are beginning to change and before we know it, cold weather will be here! The seasonal changes affect your vehicle in many different ways. Regular vehicle maintenance along with seasonal-specific car care tasks will help your vehicle last throughout the...

Common Reasons Why Insurers Deny Life Insurance Claims

The primary purpose of life insurance is to protect family members financially after their loved one’s death. However, a life insurance policy is not offering guaranteed protection. In many cases, insurance companies keep their promise and pay the benefits to the...

The Importance of Inspecting Your Home Ladder

Summer is here and that means home DIY projects are here! But that also means potential injuries and fatalities are too, if not careful. Annually, ladder-related incidents cause over 500,000 injuries and approximately 300 deaths. Most ladder deaths are from falls of...

Summer Driving Tips

"This year will be the summer of the road trip," said Aldo Vazquez, public relations spokesman for AAA. With trends showing that travel by planes, trains, ships and buses will decrease, the favored mode of transportation for travelers this summer will be by car. July...

Yard Work Safety Tips to Keep You Out of the ER

Amid all the green lawns and manicured gardens of summer lies a grim statistic: Every year, while mowing the grass, cutting a branch, or power washing a deck, at least 100 people die and an estimated 143,000 are injured badly enough to require a trip to the emergency...

Valuable Items Insurance

We’ve all heard the song “If you like it, then you should’ve put a ring on it.” We like to say “If you like it, then you should’ve put insurance on it!” Whether you are planning a sweet proposal, or buying a new piece of art for your home, you will want to protect...

Reducing Your Cyber Risk

As businesses become more dependent on technology, the risk for cyberattacks increase. Cyberattacks pose financial and reputational risks to the business. The cost of data breaches worldwide for businesses of all sizes could cumulatively grow to $5 trillion by 2024....