Posted on 7/10/2016 7:00 PM By Keith Savino
I am sure that you feel like I am rushing things. I understand that your child has barely taken off his cap and gown and the high school diploma has not been framed and hung in the family room yet; but it is the second week of July and time is moving forward. In less than six weeks, he will be heading off to college lugging pillows and comforters, stockpiles of shampoo and Axe Spray. Making checklists and searching the aisles of Walmart and Target for printer paper, bathroom cleaner and posters to decorate the dorm walls. You might think you have everything completed the day you leave the driveway and head towards the next four years of your child’s life. But you may be forgetting something.
What about insurance?
Most people do not consider the insurance ramifications of sending a child off to live away from home. But it is a life-altering event and insurance plays a part in making sure that he is protected and secure when he is out of your sight.
There are two specific insurance p ...
Posted on 4/25/2016 8:05 AM By Rich Savino
This Friday night is the Warwick Valley High School Prom. Students will spend this week at local nail studios, hair salons, and make-up counters; running to dry cleaners, florists, and barbers. Photos will be snapped by joyous, tear-filled parents. Giggles between girlfriends as their dates arrive. A night to remember followed by after-parties and trips the following morning down the Parkway to the beaches of New Jersey.
It is such a wonderful time of the year to be young. So many events. So much excitement. So many high school seniors and juniors on the road with their brand new driver’s licenses. But statistically, the season of Spring, is the scariest time of the year for young adults to get behind the wheel. According to the CDC, motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for U.S. teens, with June being the month with the most fatalities. Couple, probationary and newly licensed drivers without extended behind the wheel experience; with spring fever, pumped up expectations and a carl ...