The office closed today April 16th for Patriots Day.
We have added another company in MA. Recently, we signed an agreement to represent the Concord Group. Service has been the keynote of The Concord Group’s success during the past eight decades. Today, with highly sophisticated operational procedures, the group still adheres to the proven principle of providing the best available service to its agents and thousands of policyholders. For over eighty years, The Concord Group Insurance Companies have been protecting the interests of local residents and business owners.
We feel that the Concord Group will provide great coverage and service to our customers and we are excited to be able to offer their products to you. For more information on the Concord Group please click on the logo below.
Recently, Chris Charniak was asked by Agency Checklist on working with Progressive Insurance in MA. The article on this subject was published this week at Agency Checklists. Please find the article on here.
When you join The New England Patriots Official Auto Insurance Program from Plymouth Rock assurance, you’ll enjoy special benefits from the New England Patriots plus unique offerings from Plymouth Rock. Find more information on the program here.
We had a bad winter. We’ve been warning people that homeowner rates were going to increase drastically. Our companies have started to request for the rate increases this year. The graphic below from a Boston Globe article displays the rate increases for our three largest companies this year and last year. The Boston Globe article can be found here. We have 6 Massachusetts homeowner companies in our office so if your premium goes up too much with your current company please contact to let us know and we can always shop the policy around for you.
Did you there was a magnitude 3.3 earthquake in Plainfield, CT this morning at 6:30. Did you feel it? Information on the quake can be found here.
Also did you know that the standard homeowner policy specifically excludes damage caused by an earthquak?. Coverage can be purchased to cover damages from earthquakes through an endorsement on the homeowner policy. Contact us if you are interested.
Safety is now offering the eBill program to all policy types. Policyholders can sign up on My Account to receive email notifications when their bill is available for viewing on SafetyInsurance.com. Policyholders that opt in to the eBill program will no longer receive paper copies of their billing statements. Documents such as cancellation notices will continue to be sent in paper form.
Do you already have life insurance and a Mapfre / Commerce auto policy? Well now you can write your life insurance through Mapfre /Commerce and get a 2% discount on your auto insurance through The Commerce Insurance Company. We are licensed to sell the following term life options through Mapfre / Commerce:
Mapfre / Commerce Keeps Life Insurance Simple
- No medical exam required
- Easy online paperless process
- Coverage decision in minutes for most applicants
- 10, 15, or 20 year term products with up to $200,000 in coverage
- Premiums can be paid monthly, quarterly, semi-annually or annually
- No penalties for early policy termination
You should think about getting a renters policy when off campus. Renter policies can be really cheap (less than $200 a year) and cover your belonging at your apartment. Also please be aware that student away at school (school has to be located over 100 miles away) and good student discounts (3.0 GPA) are available for auto policies.
You’re probably right. A recent survey of the 200 most accident-prone cities in the United States puts Worcester at No. 200, just below Boston (199), Springfield (197), and Providence (196). Read the full article here from The Worcester Telegram & Gazette.