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Tips for Washing Your Car

Tips for Washing Your Car

Remember how fun washing your mom or dad’s car was as a kid? Using the sponges and spraying your brother or sister with the hose was a picture-perfect way to kick off Spring cleaning.   Now it might not be as magical as it was when you were a kid, but washing...

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Summer Driving Tips

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. ...

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Pool Safety Tips for a Fun Summer

Pool Safety Tips for a Fun Summer

Let’s go SWIMMING!  We are excited to spend summer in the water! Whether you’re at a lake, beach, or your own backyard pool, learning how to keep kids safer around water is an important responsibility for any parent or caregiver. Drowning is the leading cause of...

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Spring Home Maintenance

Spring Home Maintenance

🌷Spring is here!  🌸  After a long dark and cold winter, the bright sun and warm winds of the spring are a breath of fresh air! The only downside? All that sunlight helps you see your leaf-filled gutters, cracked sidewalks, and dead plants in the flower beds....

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How to Change a Tire

How to Change a Tire

Knowing how to change a tire is a necessary skill for all drivers. You might be thinking, “I pay for a AAA membership so that I get roadside assistance and don’t have to worry,” or “I have a cell phone, I can just call someone to help.” Even if this is the case for...

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Spring Showers May Bring Home Hassles

Spring Showers May Bring Home Hassles

After a cold, dark winter most people look forward to the sights and sounds 🎵  of the spring. But with the warmer months also comes the potential for heavy rains, which can lead to slippery driving and property damage. So, what can a homeowner do to help avoid...

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Rideshare Insurance for Uber and Lyft Drivers

Rideshare Insurance for Uber and Lyft Drivers

On average, the roughly 1.5 million to 2 million people in the U.S. who drive for both Uber and Lyft earn $18.15 an hour before expenses. Just one car accident, though, could easily eat up that money—and more. That’s why Uber and Lyft drivers likely need separate...

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Homeowners Insurance Facts

Homeowners Insurance Facts

When you decide you want to buy your first home, homeowners insurance may not be the first thing you think about. However, most mortgage lenders require you to have homeowners insurance before they will approve your loan. There are a few things you should know about...

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Why is flood insurance important?

Why is flood insurance important?

You don’t have to live in a flood-prone area to encounter flooding in your home. This can happen at any time to anyone! Flooding can be caused by more than just natural disasters. If you own a home, you need flood insurance. There are two different types of flood...

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Tips for Sub-Zero Temperature Car Care

Tips for Sub-Zero Temperature Car Care

When the temperatures drop into the single digits, you most likely want to curl up with a good book or binge-watch the latest show – whatever you can to just stay indoors. Chances are, at some point you’ll still need to go out. When you do, you’re going to want to...

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Protect Your Home This Winter

Protect Your Home This Winter

Old Man Winter is here. Ice, snow, and wind can wreak havoc on your home and your budget. Standard homeowners insurance policies can cover most disasters that result from a freeze, but it’s better to minimize the potential risks! Follow these tips to help prepare your...

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Holiday Cooking Safety

Holiday Cooking Safety

The holidays are a time for family, friends, fun, and food. Unexpected fires are not a popular addition to anyone’s holiday to-do list. Unfortunately, cooking-related fires make up the majority of home fires, with an average of 455 occurring every day. Thanksgiving,...

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Celebrate Thanksgiving in Massachusetts!

Celebrate Thanksgiving in Massachusetts!

Massachusetts has a rich tradition and historic relationship with Thanksgiving Day. The first ever Thanksgiving was held in Plymouth, MA. This year, Plymouth will again host America’s Hometown Thanksgiving. More information on how the city plans to celebrate the 400th...

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Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

Fall is a beautiful time of year. The air is cool and crisp, and the leaves are changing colors. As homeowners, it can also be a very busy time of year! Take advantage of the moderate weather to repair any damages to your home before the first frost sets in. Taking...

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Yard Work Safety Tips to Keep You Out of the ER

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...

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Make your Beach Day SAFE!

Make your Beach Day SAFE!

Ahh –  The beach!  We love the water, the sand, the sun and the family time to unwind and have FUN! Staying safe at the beach is very important. Weather and water conditions can change rapidly.  In the blink of an eye someone could be caught in a rip-current. Be sure...

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RV Insurance, Weather and Driving Conditions   

RV Insurance, Weather and Driving Conditions  

RVing is becoming one of the most popular ways to travel. A successful and safe RV trip takes preparation and planning to make it a good experience. Whether you are new to RVing or not, these tips can help ensure that your trip will be a smooth experience.  As your...

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Grilling Tips for Safety

Grilling Tips for Safety

As the weather warms and summer returns, it’s time to GRILL!   There are risks that come along with grilling, regardless of which type of grill you are using. Every year, 7,000 Americans are injured while using  barbecue grills. It's usually a case of good products...

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Personal Watercraft Insurance and Safety

Personal Watercraft Insurance and Safety

What is personal watercraft insurance? Personal watercraft (known by brand names like Jet Skis, Sea-Doos or WaveRunners) can be lots fun on the water. But, like any moving vehicles, they are subject to accidents and it’s wise to get the proper insurance to protect...

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