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Celebrating Graduation Month : Why should young graduates consider Insurance as a profession

By Anonymous

Jack Ruane III was an accounting major in college, but when it came time to graduate, he sought a career that offered him a chance for more human interaction: insurance agent.

“I like talking to people, and it’s pretty flexible. A lot of what I do, I can do from anywhere,” said Ruane, a senior sales producer for Allstate in Concordville, Pennsylvania. “I couldn’t have just sat behind a desk all day.”

Spring has FINALLY Sprung!

By Anonymous

We may have seen a blizzard the same week as the official first day of spring, and more snowfall on April Fool's Day, but the snow is finally melting and it seems as though spring is finally arriving! Here are some things to keep in mind as the seasons change:

Tips to Keep Your Kids Safe

By Anonymous

As your children get older and begin doing things on their own it’s inevitable that you’re going to worry about them when they’re without you.  You can't protect your children from everything, but you can teach them ways to stay safe when you're not around. 

September is Mold Awareness Month

By Anonymous

It is finally September which means that today marks the first day of Mold Awareness Month.  Mold often occurs unexpectedly and if not caught early can lead to many health issues. 

Mold can grow anywhere and on anything, the carpet, clothing, bags, food, appliances, etc.  It typically is found in dark, moist areas such as basements, closets, and under beds.  Mold can spread fast, so it is important to take the proper precautions to prevent its growth. 

Tips for Closing up Your Summer Home

Claudia Rollin's picture By Claudia Rollin

If your family owns a summer home you’re probably beginning to close it up for the summer.  While the realization that summer is coming to an end can be sad it is important to put in the work to ensure your summer home is safe during the off-season.

Follow our list below while closing up camp in the coming weeks.

Fair Safety Tips

Claudia Rollin's picture By Claudia Rollin

With the Champlain Valley Fair this week our team at Hickok & Boardman would like to provide you and your family with safety tips to keep in mind while enjoying the last few weeks of summer.

Safety Tips for Moving Your Student in at School

Claudia Rollin's picture By Claudia Rollin

Summer flew by and the kids are finally off to college for the fall.  Whether it's their first year or their last, moving back to campus can be a challenge.  Packing an entire room into a car, then unloading it and carrying the heavy boxes up several flights of stairs can be dangerous.  Follow our tips to help keep everyone safe this move in day.

6 Activities to Wind Down Your Summer

Claudia Rollin's picture By Claudia Rollin

As the summer comes to an end it's time to get the whole family together to create a few more summer memories.  Burlington offers a plethora of fun activities and events in the summer. Here are six local endeavors to add to your end of summer bucket list.

Money Saving Tips for College Students

Claudia Rollin's picture By Claudia Rollin

College is the perfect time to learn proper ways to save money.  College students are often given the reputation of being broke.  As your student heads back to college send them off with our tips to save money and beat the college student reputation.

Protect Your Company from Cyber Breach

Claudia Rollin's picture By Claudia Rollin

As the professional world becomes more reliant on computer networks and digital data, the rate of cyber-attacks continues to rise.  This has caused the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Division of Corporate Finance to implement a system for publically traded companies to report cyber security risks to stockholders.


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