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Posted by on 1/19/2017 11:30 AM

Winter is officially here with freezing temperatures and snowstorms. Heating your home in the winter can lead to an expensive utility bill. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, space heating is the largest energy expense in the average U.S. home, accounting for about 45% of energy bills. Here are some tips to reduce your heating bill while maintaining comfortable temperatures in your home this winter. Continue Reading
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Posted by on 12/29/2016 11:00 AM

Another year has come in gone in what seems like the blink of the eye. 2016 has been a disruptive year, especially in the world of benefits. Now is the time to evaluate the competitiveness and compliance of your company’s benefits package. At Eastern Benefits Group, it is our goal to ensure that your organization is compliant and offers benefits packages that will attract and retain the best talent in your industry. Here is our guide to help you review your benefits package as you prepare for the new year. Benefits to Review As your organization changes, your benefits change, too. Take the time to review these benefits to make sure they are the right offering for your employees: Health insurance Dental Insurance Life Insurance Disability Insurance 401K Retirement Savings Account and Pension Plans Flexible Spending Accounts Vacation or Paid Time Off Program ... Continue Reading
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Posted by on 12/18/2016 12:15 PM

The holiday season is here! Time to get into the spirit with friends and family by singing songs, watching the classic holiday programs and celebrating with your guests at your home. Even with all the festivities, there can be unintended events that will turn your cheerful gathering into a liability nightmare. Reduce the chances of filing a claim this holiday season by following our tips.
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Posted by on 12/11/2016 6:33 PM

‘Tis the season for sniffling and coughing around the office. Tissues and cough drops are strewn across desks and it seems like everyone has been hit with a runny nose. As a business owner or manager, it can be hard to encourage a productivity boost at the end of the year when the majority of your employees are taking sick days. Luckily, we’re here to help. Put some of these ideas into practice this season to stop the cold and flu from lingering around until the new year.


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Posted by on 11/21/2016 12:00 PM

As a business owner, there are many risks you must manage on a daily basis, especially if you own a brick and mortar location. From vandalism to theft to flooding, many situations could turn catastrophic if you do not take the proper precautions. We put together a comprehensive guide on how to prevent theft and damage and the steps to take if these events do occur.


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Posted by on 10/24/2016 11:31 AM

Nonprofit organizations must take care in selecting employees and volunteers to avoid putting themselves at risk of liability lawsuits and legal damages. Background screening of prospective employees and volunteers is an effective risk management tool that can reduce employee turnover, deter theft and embezzlement, and prevent liability and litigation troubles. Here are our tips on how to screen your nonprofit volunteers and employees with background checks. 


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Posted by on 10/12/2016 10:36 AM

As a homeowner, fire prevention should be at the top of your to-do list. Eastern Insurance created a list of reminders to help keep your house and family safe and minimize the possibility of unexpected blazes. Check your home from top to bottom with our tips to ensure that every room is clear of fire hazards Continue Reading
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Posted by on 9/26/2016 4:07 PM

Moving and storage companies face many risks due to the nature of moving households or businesses. Whether your company is large or small, it doesn’t matter — you’re still dealing with other people’s stuff! And many times, the value of the items you’re moving and storing is extremely high. Luckily, you can program your insurance protection with the right coverage to respond to expensive claims and pay for the legal defense to settle a loss. These are the insurance policies and bonding you need if you own a moving or storage business. Continue Reading
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