Congratulations! Merchants is pleased to announce our 10th anniversary of partnership with Boyd & Boufford Insurance Agency in Bedford, New Hampshire. Pictured in the photo from left to right are Sue Desrosiers, Merchants; Kim Horrell, Boyd & Boufford; Jeff Boufford, principal of the agency; Mike Caruso, Merchants; Murielle Tomsic, Paulette... read more →
Pat and Roger Leonard, of the Leonard-O'Neill Group in Gibbsboro, NJ, recently celebrated their 20th anniversary with Merchants. Congratulations and thank you for your years of partnership with us!
Spring is the time of year when many things change—including the weather. Temperatures can swing back and forth between balmy and frigid. Sunny days may be followed by a week of stormy weather. Sometimes extreme weather changes can occur even within the same day. Mark Twain once said, "In the... read more →
Merchants Insurance Group’s VP of Product Management and Actuarial, Sam LaDuca, shares what types of driving activities telematic devices observe in an interview on WIVB Channel 4 News. Click here to listen to the full interview on Buffalo’s CBS affiliate, WIVB Channel 4 News.
Merchants Insurance Group’s VP of Claims, Ken Carter, gives recommendations to property owners affected by the recent wind storm. Click here to listen to the full interview on Buffalo’s CBS affiliate, WIVB Channel 4 News.
Merchants Insurance Group is pleased to announce the promotion of Stephen Cross to Vice President and Chief Information Officer. Mr. Cross has been with Merchants since 2011. He has 20 years of various information technology roles with a history of enhancing competitive position through guiding technology strategy. He is a... read more →
If you operate a local business (one that gets most of its customers from within a 75-mile radius) you can try many general marketing strategies, but you have one special consideration. You have to attract prospects who are close enough to literally walk into your shop or close enough for... read more →
Outside Find shelter: Try to stay dry. Cover all exposed body parts. No shelter: Build a lean-to, windbreak or snow cave for protection from the wind. Build a fire for heat and to attract attention. Place rocks around the ﬁ re to absorb and reflect heat. Melt snow for drinking... read more →
Did you know that November, December, January and February are top months for carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning deaths in the United States? These are the primary months when consumers crank up their furnaces and portable heaters to stay warm. Nearly two-thirds of non-fire related CO deaths take place in those four... read more →
A major winter storm can last for several days and be accompanied by high winds, freezing rain or sleet, heavy snowfall and cold temperatures. The aftermath of a winter storm can have an impact on a community or region for days, weeks or even months. The National Atmosphere and Oceanic... read more →