How to Identify, Avoid, & Escape a RIP Current

Beachgoers need to be aware of RIP currents. “RIP” in this case could stand for “rest in peace,” because these currents can be deadly. In the U.S., about 100 people drown in RIP Currents every year. Lifeguards in the U.S. rescue another 30,000 swimmers from RIP...

Beach Safety Tips

Ahh –  The beach!  We love the water, the sand, the sun and the family time to unwind and have FUN!  Staying safe at the beach is very important. Weather and water conditions can change rapidly.  In the blink of an eye someone could be caught in a...

Walking Your Dog at Night

Remember these safety tips when walking your dog at night. Always use a leash This one is non-negotiable. Even if you live in an area without much traffic, and your dog has an excellent recall, you should always leash up at night. Just like humans, dogs get startled...

Tips for Washing Your Car

Remember how fun washing your mom or dad’s car was as a kid? Using the sponges and spraying your brother or sister with the hose was a picture-perfect way to kick off Spring cleaning.   Now it might not be as magical as it was when you were a kid, but washing...

Spring Showers May Bring Home Hassles

After a cold, dark winter most people look forward to the sights and sounds 🎵  of the spring. But with the warmer months also comes the potential for heavy rains, which can lead to slippery driving and property damage. So, what can a homeowner do to help avoid...

Financial Loss Due to Error

No matter the size of your business, even the smallest accounting mistakes can be detrimental to your operations. In some cases, they can cost you a fortune in damage repair. At other times, they can place a massive hit on your reputation. Armed with the results of...

Tips for Sub-Zero Temperature Car Care

When the temperatures drop into the single digits, you most likely want to curl up with a good book or binge-watch the latest show – whatever you can to just stay indoors. Chances are, at some point you’ll still need to go out. When you do, you’re going to want to...

Why Is Life Insurance Important If You’re Self-Employed?

Working for yourself may sound like an ideal career situation. You have the freedom to grow your own business the way you want and without any of the parameters imposed by a boss. But it also means not having the safety net of benefits that are typically offered with...

Fireplace Safety Tips for the Holidays

Many find the winter holidays their favorite time of year with colorful decorations, warming their feet by the fire, hanging ornaments from the mantle and the special activities with friends and family. However, before hanging those ornaments by the fireplace, make...

Celebrate Thanksgiving in Massachusetts!

Massachusetts has a rich tradition and historic relationship with Thanksgiving Day. The first ever Thanksgiving was held in Plymouth, MA. This year, Plymouth will again host America’s Hometown Thanksgiving. More information on how the city plans to celebrate the 400th...