Things That Affect Your Car Insurance Rate

by Joseph McCartin

When you make changes in your life, insurance rates can change too. When it comes to auto insurance, there are many factors that affect policies. Here are a few reasons why your car insurance policy may fluctuate. Type of Car – Some cars may be equipped with better safety features, preventing more severe injury and accidents. If you’re looking […]

Tips for First-Time Home Buyers

by Joseph McCartin

Buying a home can be a nerve-wracking, yet exciting experience. It’s difficult to know what to expect as a first-time buyer, so we’re giving you a few things to consider before you buy. What type of house should you buy? You have several options including single-family homes, townhouses, condos or multi-family buildings. Each has positives and negatives, it […]

Things to Know if You Have a Backup Generator

by Joseph McCartin

A backup generator can give you peace of mind in the event of a hurricane or routine power outage. While they can come in handy, owners should know the right way to install and maintain them. If you have a backup generator, make sure you know the following. Review local laws. Federal, state and local regulations […]

Protect Loved Ones During Insure Your Love Month

by Joseph McCartin

February is Insure Your Love Month, created and coordinated by Life Happens. This campaign is aimed to raise awareness for life insurance and remind people that they should be financially protected if something unforeseen happens. 80% of Americans say their family is important, yet only 55% have life insurance to protect them. Many people put off […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Use Ice Melting Pucks on Your Roof

by Joseph McCartin

When temperatures drop, ice dams can become a serious problem for homeowners. An ice dam is a ridge of ice that forms at the edge of a roof and prevents water from draining off the roof. The water backs up behind the dam and can eventually leak into your home. There are a lot of ways […]

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Your Car’s Winter Weather Guide

by Joseph McCartin

Winter Tires. If you drive regularly in cold or snowy conditions during the winter months, winter or snow tires are a smart investment. The best time to install winter tires is when the temperature consistently approaches freezing. Even if your vehicle is equipped with traction control or ABS braking, these tires are still beneficial since […]

7 Bad Winter Habits that Could Ruin Your Car

by Joseph McCartin

These cold, winter months can do a lot more damage to your car than you realize. You may not know that you are making these mistakes when it comes to snow and ice. But don’t worry. You can keep your car in tip-top-shape this winter by stopping these habits: Neglecting to get a car wash. […]

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