Spring has arrived and motorcycle riders have hit the road

As springtime approaches, you probably notice something in addition to the warmer weather and blooming flowers: more motorcycles on the roads of Massachusetts. Riding looks like a lot of fun, doesn’t it? Just imagine heading down Interstate 495 with the sun shining and the road stretching out to the horizon. There are other benefits motorcycle […]

Car Accidents in Winter

It’s winter driving season in New England. And, while most people know what to do to try to avoid an accident, many don’t know what to do after one.

Insurance Tips for Young Adults

You keep your car filled up with gas so you don’t get stranded on the side of the road. And, your phone charged so your loved ones can reach you. But, what kind of safety measures do you have in place for more extreme scenarios? What if you lost everything you owned in a fire […]

Fourth Of July Safety

10 Ways to Keep You and Your Family Safe This Independence Day  In New England, summer truly begins when the Fourth of July arrives. It’s a holiday full of fireworks and food, barbecues and boating, family and friends. It can also be full of danger — and we’re not only talking about the fireworks.  Whether you’re lighting your own fireworks at home, going to a community show or heading somewhere else, […]

Yard Work Safety

Let’s Keep Our Lawns – and Ourselves – Safe in New England. For many of our neighbors in New England, summer means more than sunshine and vacations. It also means working in the yard – often with tools that can be dangerous if not used properly. Each year about 400,000 people are treated for injuries […]

The Real Cost of Home Sharing

Rent-by-owner home sharing is an exciting new concept that has created a fast and convenient way to save money on lodging, while allowing homeowners to capitalize on their investment. At a glance, it seems like an enticing win-win exchange, but lately homeowners have been discovering that the convenience may come at a cost. While, in […]

Don’t Get Left Out in the Cold – Winter Isn’t Over Yet!

There is nothing quite like snow in New England. The landscape is powdered with flurries of snow and for a moment you can embrace the winter wonderland around you. Even though the snow provides a picturesque scenery, we come to grow tired of it fast because of all the chores that come with it!  If […]

Is Your Home as Efficient as it Could Be?

Drafty windows. Leaky faucets. Dirty air filters. All are common issues and they’re not only annoying — they also cost you money in decreased energy efficiency and higher utility bills.

Giving During the Holidays Without Getting Taken

Every year during the holidays, people in New England look for ways to give gifts, not just to family and friends but to those less fortunate. It’s the spirit of the season. Unfortunately, some of the charities out there don’t help people as fully as they claim – or possibly not at all. As if that […]