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New Year’s Resolutions & MA Insurance

New Year’s Eve is almost upon us. We all know what that means: it’s time to declare a New Year’s Resolution that many of us probably won’t end up keeping. Hey, it sounds good at the time right?! According to Time, these are the Top 10 Commonly Broken New Year’s Resolutions: Lose weight and get fit Quit smoking Learn something... Read More

New Legislation for Your MA Auto Insurance

Did you know that in November, the MAIA succeeded in getting the governor’s signature prohibiting the use of credit in underwriting and rating private passenger motor vehicle insurance? Prior to this law, the prohibition existed by regulation only. However, regulations can be amended or repealed. Now only the Legislature and the Governor can amend or repeal the prohibition. This piece... Read More

Featured Recipe of the Week: Guilt Free Guacamole

With all the New Year’s Eve parties you’ll be attending, you certainly need at least one snack that’s guilt free! Try this one from Encharter Insurance’s Ken Petersen! Happy New Year, everyone! Ken's Guilt Free Guacamole Nutritional Info (per serving): 23.7 Calories – <1g Total Fat – 0g Saturated Fat - 0mg Cholesterol – 139.7mg Sodium – 4.8g Total Carbs – 1.8g Dietary Fiber –... Read More

Home Fire Safety & CT Home Insurance

Watching the news this morning, I was heartbroken to learn that there were two fatal house fires in the state of Connecticut in the last few days. According to the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA), “home fires are more prevalent in winter than in any other season.” Here are some tips for winter fire safety from the USFA to keep in... Read More

Recipe of the Week: Chocolate-Strawberry Waffle Balls on a Stick

Looking for a great breakfast-y appetizer for the wee hours of the morning on New Year’s Day? Try this recipe from FoodNetwork.com for Chocolate-Strawberry Waffle Balls on a Stick: Ingredients 12 large strawberries, hulled 6 ounces semisweet chocolate, finely chopped Vegetable oil, for deep-frying 2 cups dry pancake and waffle mix (plus additional ingredients as directed on package) Confectioners' sugar, for dusting Directions... Read More

Saving Money A New Year’s Resolution?

According to the USA.gov website, the following are the most popular New Year’s Resolutions: Drink Less Alcohol Eat Healthy Food Get a Better Educations Get a Better Job Get Fit Lose Weight Manage Debt Manage Stress Quit Smoking Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle Save Money Take a Trip Volunteer to Help Others I think the ones that I’ve heard the most... Read More