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Tips to Help Your Business and Employees Fight Off the Flu this Season

Tips to Help Your Business and Employees Fight Off the Flu this Season

With the 2016-2017 flu season here, it’s important to make sure your business has a plan to fight the flu. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that everyone six months or older get the flu shot, and studies show that the vaccine can help reduce the risk by 50 to 60 percent. Direct […]

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McGrath Insurance Group Launches New Website and Logo

McGrath Insurance Group Launches New Website and Logo

STURBRIDGE, Mass. – McGrath Insurance Group has undergone a complete rebranding process and is proud to officially launch its newly designed logo and website. The new brand gives a modern look and feel to the McGrath name and prepares the company for a brighter future. McGrath Insurance Group’s appearance may have changed, but our team […]

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Critical Illness Insurance May Be a Critical Need

Critical Illness Insurance May Be a Critical Need

By Richard A McGrath, CIC, LIA Sometimes health insurance just isn’t enough, especially to cover the costs of a critical illness. The three most common critical illnesses that Americans suffer from are cancer, heart attack, and stroke. When an illness strikes a family member, gaps in coverage often result in out-of-pocket expenses that can add […]

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You Get What You Pay For, Especially with Insurance

You Get What You Pay For, Especially with Insurance

We all know the saying “You get what you pay for,” and with insurance this couldn’t be more true! With the ease of online shopping, we’ve become used to purchasing items and services based on price alone. However, it’s important to remember that cheap insurance is only cheap until you have a claim. Price is obviously an […]

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How to Register Your New Business Vehicle in the Company’s Name

How to Register Your New Business Vehicle in the Company's Name

Are you registering and insuring a vehicle under your company name for the first time? Then, you’ll need to request Form 147c from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and follow the procedure for registering with the FID Department at the Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV). Currently the IRS doesn’t have an online solution for Form 147c. […]

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Protect Your Family’s Future with Life Insurance

Protect Your Familys Future with Life Insurance

By Richard A. McGrath, CIC, LIA Death is a subject that makes most people uncomfortable, but have you ever stopped to think about what will happen to your family when you die? How will your family manage financially? Life insurance is a simple solution to this difficult question, yet more than 40 percent of Americans […]

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Is Your Business Ready for the DOL’s Final Overtime Rule?

Is Your Business Ready for the DOL Final Overtime Rule

The Department of Labor’s (DOL) final overtime rule will go into effect on December 1, 2016. The DOL’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) states that the rule “updates the salary level required for the executive, administrative, and professional (EAP) exemption to ensure that the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (FLSA) intended overtime protections are fully implemented, […]

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8 Steps to Maintain Your Fire Sprinkler Systems

8 Steps to Maintain Your Fire Sprinkler Systems

Despite your best prevention efforts, a fire can happen without warning, leaving a path of destruction for your business. Property damage from fires totaled an estimated $12 billion in 2012, according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). Fire sprinklers are considered one of the most effective fire suppression systems available. According to the NFPA, […]

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10 Common Homeowner Coverage Gaps

10 Common Homeowner Coverage Gaps

Do you know if your home is fully insured after a total loss? Or, how about if you have coverage for water backup from sewers, drains, or sump pumps? In the event of a claim, the last think you want to worry about is if you’re covered. Reviewing your policy with an independent agent today […]

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