Nonsmokers homeowners insurance discounts are butting out

nonsmokers homeowners insurance

Though once quite common, the reduced premiums paid by people who don’t smoke are becoming rare. It wasn’t that long ago that reporting to an insurer that you wished for nonsmokers homeowners insurance because nobody in the household was lighting up was not only good for the health of your family, but also for your wallet. However, it is becoming increasingly rare to be able to shave those extra dollars from your premiums in this way. This is especially the case in Massachusetts. The nonsmokers homeowners insurance discount in the…

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Fire insurance claims break records on Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving turkey fire insurance claims

Insurers are cautioning Americans to take some simple safety precautions this year. Thanksgiving Day is a holiday that represents togetherness, family, and giving thanks for all of the things with which we have been blessed in our lives, but it is also the time of year that inevitably leads to the highest number of fire insurance claims. Studies have shown that fire departments can receive up to three times the typical number of calls on Thanksgiving. The reason is that there are many Thanksgiving activities that involve an increased risk…

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