Hall, Mahar & Associates Blog
View the latest blog posts from Hall, Mahar & Associates.
Tuesday, February 20, 2018Thinking about car insurance isn't high on most people's list of fun things to do. But what if you save more money by spending an hour or two learning some trade secrets? You won't get that from another two hours of reality television.
Here are some insider tips that may help drop your car insurance premiums:
READ MORE >>
Thursday, February 15, 2018Over the last 12 months, the United States has had numerous outbreaks of fires. These fires happen in any type of dry climate. Many of them create significant damage. They destroy entire communities.
Many homeowners do not realize there are steps they can take to minimize these risks. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, September 19, 2017Midnight, it’s just not important to Cinderella – your insurance coverage could be cancelled! So, you are late making your insurance payment and you receive a notice of cancellation. You make note of the date, realize that it may not take effect for a week or two, setup a reminder on your phone and go about your day. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 After a busy summer of having the kids home, most parents look forward to getting their students back into class. Parents can now get the house back in order, begin routine schedules and enjoy normality to the daily grind. READ MORE >>
Friday, June 16, 2017The mortality rate in Massachusetts declined substantially in the four years after the state enacted a law in 2006 mandating universal health care coverage, providing the model for the Affordable Care Act.
In a study released last week, Harvard School of Public Health professors Benjam... READ MORE >>
Wednesday, June 7, 2017Policies for children represent a small fraction of the life insurance market, but they made the news this week after a court hearing for a Georgia man accused of killing his young son by leaving him in a hot car. READ MORE >>
Friday, June 2, 2017Many people (41%) spent 15 minutes or less researching their health insurance plan options during the 2013 open enrollment period, according to a survey. That's far less time than they take on other major purchases. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, May 23, 2017As you age, your insurance needs change. While in your younger years you worry about protecting your property and income, protecting your assets becomes a higher priority later in life. "Changes in your life can mean big changes in your insurance needs. READ MORE >>
Friday, May 19, 2017Many Americans don't need to wonder if they need flood insurance — it's required as a condition of their home loan. But unlike car insurance, flood insurance isn't required simply because you own property. In these cases, flood insurance raises the same question as other insurance policies do: When does the premium outweigh the actual risk? READ MORE >>
Wednesday, May 10, 2017Health care costs are a big concern for people going into retirement, but the costs of long-term care can still be a shock. Here are a few facts: • 70% of people over 65 will need some form of long-term care at some point. • For married couples, the chance that one spouse will need long-term care rises to 91%. READ MORE >>