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Good advice from a Dad on a snowy day.

January 18, 2020

Today has the potential to be a wild day on the roads. Take your time, clean off the top of your car, leave the cell phone alone. Also, while we are at it here are a few more things I want you to know. If you are drinking make sure you call someone for a…

Holiday Safety Tips

December 1, 2019

It’s a week early but here are some holiday safety tips. If you are frying a turkey.  We do this every year.  If you do it right it will be the best turkey you have ever had.  If you do it wrong you may be living in a hospital and then a hotel for months…

Clean Garage

November 7, 2019

Earlier this year on Shop Around Insurance Instagram account I had a post with a picture of a messy garage floor and a discussion about liability.  With the first snow fall projected for Thursday into Friday morning it was time to get the garage clean enough to hold the cars. We often enter our home…

Halloween Safety Tips

October 30, 2019

HALLOWEEN SAFETY TIPS Walk Safely Cross the street at corners, using traffic signals and crosswalks. Look left, right and left again when crossing and keep looking as you cross. Put electronic devices down and keep heads up and walk, don’t run, across the street. Teach children to make eye contact with drivers before crossing in…

Isn’t New York a No Fault State?

September 12, 2019

Insurance Lesson: This is a long post, but one with info that I think you need to know. Here is a question I get all the time- “Isn’t NY a No Fault state”? There are 2 parts to this answer: Yes it is, but that doesn’t mean what you think it means. It means that…

Mortgage Clause Changes

September 9, 2019

Mortgagee clause changes, something to look out for regarding your mortgage, especially if your homeowners policy is paid through escrow. After your closing, your mortgage company might make some changes that you will need to relay to your insurance agent. Often times mortgage companies will either sell your loan to another company or simply change…

The best day of school is the first day of school!

September 5, 2019

The best day of school is the first day of school, not the last day of school as previously thought according to studies. I don’t have any studies to prove this but it feels like it’s true doesn’t it.  It’s the promise of new opportunity, the quest for new knowledge and the chance to find…

Life Insurance

September 2, 2019

Today at 11:30 am, I was standing in line waiting to buy coffee to carry me through the rest of my day. The guy in front of me was buying 100.00 worth of lotto tickets. The guy behind me was buying 4 tall boys of light beer. Both were older men. The thing that struck…

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