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3 Types of Insurance that College Students Need

3 Types of Insurance that College Students Need

By Richard A. McGrath, CIC, LIA It’s getting closer to back to school time, which means parents are busy buying their kids the essentials for college life, from bed sheets and toiletries to snacks and food for the mini fridge. However, most likely you’re forgetting about an important item to review that isn’t included on […]

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Are My Pets Covered by My Insurance Policy?

Are My Pets Covered by My Insurance Policy

By Richard A. McGrath, CIC, LIA Our pets are members of the family and we love them unconditionally, even when they misbehave. The 2015-2016 National Pet Owners Survey conducted by the American Pet Products Association (APPA) found that 65 percent of U.S. households or approximately 79.7 million families own a pet. Additionally, the survey found […]

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Protecting Your Children When They Go Off To College

By Richard A. McGrath, CIC, LIA You might not always be there to protect your kids while they’re away at college, but your insurance coverage can. College is where young adults learn how to  live independently for the first time, making them susceptible to theft, illness, accidents and other problems that they either didn’t typically […]

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3 Halloween Tricks Covered by Your Insurance

3 Halloween Tricks Covered by Your Insurance

Are you a homeowner worried about uncovering more tricks than treats this Halloween? Fortunately for you, some of the most common Halloween mishaps are covered by your existing insurance policies, according to the Insurance Information Institute (III). Trick #1: Vandalism On Halloween night, most homeowners dread those over-rambunctious tricksters who roam the neighborhood looking for […]

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Renters Need Insurance Coverage, Too

By Richard A. McGrath, CIC, LIA Just because you don’t own a home, it doesn’t mean you don’t need insurance. Renters insurance can provide much-needed protection and it is relatively inexpensive, yet most renters do not have it.  In fact, only 31% of renters – less than one in three – have renter’s insurance, according […]

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