How Safe are your Valuables?

How Safe Are Your Valuables? Think fast – your tax return from 2012, where is it? How about your grandmother’s diamond watch? Is it in a secure place? Having a home safe means that not only are important documents and valuables protected from fire and theft, but that you also know exactly where they are when you need them. But, is a home safe or a safe-deposit box – or both – right for you? Let’s take a look at the advantages, disadvantages and uses of each. Home Safes:  Adv...
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TIPS FOR TRAVELING WITH HOLIDAY GIFTS

There’s a lot going on during the holiday season, and many people may not be taking the time to make the right decisions about traveling with extra baggage: valuable gifts. Here are a few things to think about…. SHIP OR PACK? It depends. Your homeowner’s policy can kick in to help you if you lose your stuff whether you ship it ahead to your destination or pack it along with you. But if you ship your packages, go ahead and purchase the insurance your shipper offers. It’s usually very rea...
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Travel Tips For This Thanksgiving

The weather is expected to affect holiday travel across the country this week. Here in New England, the weather is already putting a damper on things as we kick off one of the busiest travel weeks of the year. While Monday and Tuesday look quiet, a storm from the Midwest could bring rain and snow on Wednesday, causing issues for people traveling the day before Thanksgiving. Having to share the road with millions of other travelers on the way to Thanksgiving dinner on top of battling ...
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