Should You Purchase an Extended Warranty for Your Car?

A closeup of an electronic car key on a desk with a hand holding a pen signing an extended car warranty in the backgroundMost of us have been burned by the costs of hefty auto repairs, many of which aren’t our fault. There’s always the hesitancy of trusting in the reliability of a new car, regardless of the state of the vehicle. If you’ve purchased a car from a dealership, you’re accustomed to the moment the salesperson inevitably pitches you an extended warranty. Despite the price, there’s often a fair amount of consideration that goes into your decision. In this blog, we’ll discuss the pros and cons of an extended warranty for your car to help simplify your decision. [Read more…]

Safety Tips While Driving with Pets

A dog in a cloth carriage restrained in the rear seat of a car using a pet leash, signifying keeping your pet safe while driving.Animal-lovers tend to think of pets as members of the family. Pet owners will often take their dog or cat along with them to the local groomer, pet store, or even on road trips. However, whereas humans can take precautions when driving, such as fastening their seatbelt, it’s much more difficult to impart the same level of safety for our pets. Seeing as animals can often be rambunctious and unpredictable, it’s best to become aware of some safety tips while driving with pets. [Read more…]

Preventing Rodents from Damaging Your Vehicle

A woodchuck peeking out from underneath a car in a parking lotNo matter the model, rodents can always find a way into your car. When pests take up residence in your automobile, it can lead to expensive and sometimes dangerous electrical or engine failures. The risk of auto damage caused by rodents is even higher now that a large percentage of the population is still quarantining and working from home. To avoid harm to your wallet and yourself, it’s beneficial to learn these tips on preventing rodents from damaging your vehicle. [Read more…]

Does Your Nonprofit Organization Need Coverage for Volunteers?

A male volunteer in a medical mask delivering a box of vegetables to someone's front doorstepDespite the charitable nature of nonprofit organizations, there are some essential guidelines they must follow to prevent risks to themselves. Although they have different goals than traditional businesses, volunteer-driven nonprofits need to protect their team, and while nonprofits operate differently than a traditional business, they share some of the same risks and liabilities. Let’s dive into what types of coverage for volunteers nonprofit organizations require. [Read more…]

What Discounts Are Available for Auto Insurance?

A hand turning a dial that says "Save" to signify discounts available for auto insuranceMassachusetts’s is one of the 48 states that require auto insurance to drive, but that does not mean you have to be heavily weighed down by the financial responsibility of your policy. Since auto insurance is a requirement, insurance companies don’t have to convince you to invest in a policy; they have to convince you to invest in their policy. Due to this need, there are many discounts available depending on your carrier. Here is a list of many of the discounts available for auto insurance, broken down into three major groups. [Read more…]

Tips to Maintaining Your Car During Quarantine

Man performing car maintenance and cleaning dashboard during quarantine.Though you likely don’t have many places to go during the COVID-19 lockdown doesn’t mean your car should suffer from neglect. It’s easy to let something like vehicle maintenance slip your mind given the severity of the pandemic. Still, the longer your car sits idle, the more risk it has of incurring permanent or expensive damage. Fortunately, we have advice for maintaining your car during quarantine to ensure its road-ready by the end of the lockdown. [Read more…]