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Happy Halloween!

The spookiest day of the year is finally here! We wish all you trick-or-treaters a fun, safe holiday, and hope that your night is filled with ghouls, goblins, and all the candy you can eat! Happy Halloween from everyone at Colonial Insurance Agency!

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Preparing Your House for Trick or Treaters

Halloween may be about ghouls and ghost tales—but you can’t forget the candy. If you plan on handing out the sweet stuff to kids this holiday, you may be wondering how to make your home both welcome and safe.  Fear not, because here are nine tips to prepare your house for trick or treaters. Clear… Continue reading Preparing Your House for Trick or Treaters

Community · Family · Safety · Tips and Tricks

Halloween Safety

Ghosts and demons may be scary on screen, but Halloween accidents and crime are all too real. Turns out, Oct. 31 sees an average of 24 percent more crime-related claims than on any other day of the year, according to data from Travelers Insurance. Now that’s scary. Here are a few tips and tricks to… Continue reading Halloween Safety

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6 Scary Insurance Misconceptions

There are lots of spooky things about Halloween. Just a few include ghosts, goblins and the unfathomable: running out of Halloween candy. Not many people add insurance to this list, despite the fact that a coverage gap could leave you and your family in serious financial trouble. Read on to learn about six of the… Continue reading 6 Scary Insurance Misconceptions

Community · Family · Tips and Tricks

Color Your Mood

Color in home decor is about much more than what looks pretty, says Leatrice Eiseman, the executive director of the Pantone Color Institute. “Color surrounds us and defines our world,” she says. From early infancy on, colors in our environment affect both our thoughts and emotions, Eiseman explains. The most common way homeowners have added value to… Continue reading Color Your Mood

Safety · Tips and Tricks

Deer in the Headlights

Not everyone is lucky enough to avoid a collision. The Insurance Information Institute (III) estimates that there are around 1.25 million deer-vehicle collisions each year. Before you get too concerned, here are some helpful tips on how to avoid deer-vehicle collisions and how to handle hitting a deer. What are the odds? Hitting a deer… Continue reading Deer in the Headlights

Family · Safety · Tips and Tricks

Does Your Pet Need a Vet?

When a pet has a change in behavior, it may be a sign that something is amiss. Dogs and cats can’t tell us when they hurt or don’t feel well. However, pet parents that see them every day will notice when the pet isn’t being their usual self. Here are four signs to watch for,… Continue reading Does Your Pet Need a Vet?

Customer Relations · Life Insurance · Tips and Tricks

5 Life Changes to Let Your Agent Know About

Life can change at the drop of a hat. Whether it’s meeting that special someone and tying the knot or finally getting that big promotion at work, it’s important to consider adjusting your financial plan accordingly. Your plan should include life insurance. Here are five moments in life where you should want to  re-evaluate your needs: 1.… Continue reading 5 Life Changes to Let Your Agent Know About

Home Insurance · Tips and Tricks

Winterizing

Winter is almost here. If you haven’t started winterizing your home yet, you’d better get going. Winterizing your home before the season begins can prevent costly repairs later on. If you’re not sure what you need to do to winterize your home, don’t worry. Follow the checklist below and your home will be ready for… Continue reading Winterizing