Tuesday, December 31, 2019You need to document your possessions if you want them to be covered under your home insurance policy. But how far should that extend? What needs to be documented?
The short answer: Everything.
That said, some things should be documented more extensively than others.
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Thursday, December 26, 2019You take a painting class, and it turns out, you're a natural. Before long, you've got friends asking you to do portraits for them. Soon enough, strangers are asking for portraits, too. Now, you must start charging for services, because it's your hobby is becoming something of a day job. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, December 24, 2019As a general rule, you should assume that your home insurance will not cover a new HVAC unit.
Your HVAC will eventually need to be replaced, owing to general wear and tear. No matter how well cared-for your HVAC unit may be, no machine can be expected to last forever. READ MORE >>
Thursday, December 19, 2019It’s easy to think that buying auto insurance is one of those things that we’ll eventually get the hang of. But the truth is, it can be confusing to even seasoned drivers. Whether you're a brand-new driver, or just want to make sure that you're getting the best insurance you... READ MORE >>
Tuesday, December 17, 2019A 203k loan can be the key to improving your home's value, but it's designed to so more than that. The 203k loan is granted by the FHA in an attempt to revitalize run-down neighborhoods. If you're wondering how to choose the right type of loan for you, consider the following differences between the two options: the streamlined or standard loan. READ MORE >>
Thursday, December 12, 2019So, you're finally upgrading your vehicle. You're probably wondering how your auto insurance policy handles this scenario. Here's what you need to know:
Your insurance provider will give you a grace period. The sooner you let your insurer know that you've traded your old car in for something new, the better. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, December 10, 2019Here's a question worth considering: Who insures your insurer? Insurance companies will typically carry business insurance on two fronts:
Most insurance companies will carry a business insurance policy. Just like any business, it has risks that it needs to take care of. READ MORE >>
Thursday, December 5, 2019If you're running out of storage space at your retail store, you can either rent a storage locker, or take the extra inventory home with you. But that inventory that comes home with you might not just a few cans of pineapples for your smoothie shop. It could be expensive equipment or valuable inventory. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, December 3, 2019The holidays are usually a time of happiness and joy. However, they can also be prime pickings for scrooge-style thieves intent on bringing chaos and unhappiness to your life.
Thankfully, there are numerous things you can do to help keep yourself from being victimized. Here are four ways to protect your home from a holiday break-in. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, November 27, 2019When my father, Stephen L. Massad Sr, passed away unexpectedly a year ago this month, I took over the leadership of the family business, now in its third generation of family ownership. The company was originally started by my grandfather, Louis F. Massad, out of his home on Amity Street in New London, CT in 1952. READ MORE >>