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Independent Contractor Insurance (what you need to know)

Being an independent contractor certainly has its perks: determining your own projects and hours, choosing your own pay scale and not having to answer to a corporation or company that doesn’t seem to care so much about the individual worker. That said, sometimes there are downsides to being independent. For example, it can be a lot easier for disgruntled clients to sue you, and the damages can be far more costly without a larger company backing you up. Here’s what you need to know about independent contractor insuranceContinue reading

When Was the Last Time You Tested Your Smoke Alarms?

Have you tested your smoke alarms recently? If you haven’t, it’s possible that you, your family, and your possessions could be at risk. Smoke alarms are only useful if they actually work, and many smoke alarms could either be malfunctioning or completely dead. To avoid unnecessary risks, you need to test your smoke alarm at least once every year — and ideally once every six months.  Continue reading

8 Ways to Prepare Your Home for Winter Weather

Is the winter weather getting you down? If your home seems to be just a little colder than it should be (or you keep constantly hearing your furnace kick on), you might need to do some extra maintenance. Here’s a quick check list you can use to improve insulation and the effectiveness of your heating. Continue reading

Why Business Auto Insurance Is Important

Earlier this year Concord Group Insurance announced their affiliation with Auto-Owner Insurance Group, a well rated mutual insurance company that exclusively works through independent agents. The reason for the collaboration between the two companies is to better serve their customers. Combining the two groups efforts will increase their financial security as well as reach and effectively deliver quality insurance coverage to a wider range of customers. Not to mention mark the beginning of their new business auto insurance line! Continue reading

What To Do After A Car Accident

Have you ever wondered what you should do after a car accident? Check out this infographic! Continue reading

Why Use Independent Insurance Agents?

When you’re looking for insurance, you have two major options. You can get insurance from multiple companies on your own or go to an independent, third-party agent or agency. While each of these options may have their own pros and cons, independent insurance agents (or an agency) is usually the best choice. Continue reading

Massachusetts RV Insurance

Recreational vehicles can be a adventurous way to live your life…or spend your weekend away. Getting the right insurance, will ensure that your happy weekend isn’t ruined by lack of coverage. Massachusetts RV insurance isn’t difficult. With a little understanding, you will be able to have an informed conversation with your insurance agent. Continue reading

Is Rental Car Insurance Worth It

Have you ever rented a car? If you have then you probably know that rental car companies offer optional rental car insurance…but is it worth it?

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