How to Make the Most of a Social-Distancing Summer

A senior couple planting a garden, depicting a way to enjoy a social-distancing summerSummer’s officially begun, and many of us don’t want to let it go to waste, given the harshness of New England winters. But with the global pandemic putting a hitch in all our plans, it’s difficult to put a positive spin on this warm-weather season. However, although summer festivals, summer camps, and vacation plans have been canceled, there are still safe ways to have fun for you and your family. In this blog, we will discuss some of the ways to make the most of a social-distancing summer. [Read more…]

Steps to Reopening a Business After Quarantine

A store reopening for business after quarantine.With the ongoing, country-wide discussions of phased reopenings, businesses are chomping at the bit to return to work. However, it’s important to recognize that even when you’re permitted to open your doors, it’s not going to be “business as usual.” The safety of you, your employees, and your customers depend on the precautions you take before and after opening. Follow our advice to offer appropriate protection when reopening your business after quarantine. [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…]

Tips to Follow When Starting a Restaurant Delivery Service

A delivery driver wearing a mask holding boxes of pizza.COVID-19 has forced many businesses to diversify their services in order to maintain income. Restaurants, in particular, are turning to delivery to keep their business afloat until they can reopen their dining room. If you are considering or have already begun a delivery service, some procedures must be adopted to ensure the wellbeing of your employees, customers, and business. Read our recommended tips to follow when starting a restaurant delivery service to mitigate any potential risks. [Read more…]

COVID-19’s Impact on Life Insurance

Elderly woman in mask pondering COVID-19's impact on life insurance while looking out windowThe COVID-19 pandemic has prompted many to consider life insurance or reevaluate their current policies, and the industry has been facing a surge in demand. The uncertainty regarding one’s health during this pandemic is leading many to think about the finances their loved ones will be left with in the case of an untimely death. If you’re looking into life insurance at this critical time, you need to understand COVID-19’s impact on life insurance and how this pandemic has altered your prospects. [Read more…]

Protecting Yourself and Your Business Against COVID-19 Phishing Scams

A business man using a laptop containing a COVID-19 email phishing scam.As cruel as it is, there are scammers out there looking to exploit this pandemic for personal gain. Cybercriminals are posing as organizations and sending out phishing emails – emails designed to persuade one into forfeiting private information – disguised as coronavirus resources. These phishing attacks can look convincing enough to fool users into giving up personal information or downloading an email attachment containing malware. During these trying times, it’s important to understand how to protect your business against these COVID-19 phishing scams. [Read more…]