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Sunday, January 21, 2018 Thinking about shopping for a new car? Then you’ll want to check out what vehicles are considered the safest to buy. From small cars and sedans to SUVs and large luxury vehicles, you’ll find 62 of the 2018 models deemed safe by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). READ MORE >>
Saturday, January 20, 2018 Ruts are a common winter annoyance. When drivers get stuck on snowy roads, their wheels spin deep down into the snow pack, leaving the streets scattered with deep divots for the rest of us to navigate around. You’re likely to find ruts on less-traveled roads or side streets – especially near hills and curves, where drivers are more likely to get stuck. READ MORE >>
Friday, January 19, 2018 There's something uniquely exhilarating about snowmobiling. The excitement of speeding through snowy landscapes makes the freezing cold winter weather barely noticeable. All that matters is the powerful machine that roars beneath you and the wildly fierce rush of adrenaline within you. READ MORE >>
Friday, January 12, 2018 Making the decision on what coverages to carry for your automobile can be daunting. That is why taking a long look at potential situations and how they can impact you financially is key to determining what you coverages you need. Your Sparks Insurance agent can talk you through the following scenarios to help you in this process. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 Frigid winter temperatures can cause pipes to freeze. While we can’t control the weather, there are things we can do to prevent pipes from freezing. We’ve pulled together tips to help prevent frozen pipes and list of suggestions for you to follow if they do. READ MORE >>
Thursday, January 4, 2018 Whether it’s following a regular maintenance plan or making sure you’re prepared for an emergency, we’ve pulled together five driving and car maintenance resolutions for the New Year. Procrastinating on regular maintenance. If you skimp on basic maintenance, your car can eventually quit or malfunction. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 Here's a New Year's resolution that might save you thousands of dollars: Review your homeowner's, auto and life insurance policies. Insurance isn't necessarily the most scintillating topic for consumers, yet it's essential to your financial well being. You and your family are at risk big time if you don't have sufficient coverage. READ MORE >>
Thursday, December 21, 2017 In the world of workers compensation, the subject of employee vs. self-employed independent contractor is complex. Employers are not required to provide workers compensation coverage for independent contractors. Likewise, employers are not responsible for payroll taxes and other legal obligations that are necessary for employees. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Sexual harassment scandals loom large among the events that shaped 2017.
Fueled by revelations that longtime movie producer and studio executive Harvey Weinstein forced himself on dozens of women — including such A-list celebs as Salma Hayek, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ashley Judd and Angelina... READ MORE >>
Monday, December 18, 2017 As last-minute holiday shopping ramps up, the Boston-based nonprofit World Against Toys Causing Harm, Inc. (W.A.T.C.H.) has released its annual list of the 10 worst toys of 2017, informing shoppers of this year’s most potentially hazardous toys. W.A.T.C.H. READ MORE >>