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McGrath Insurance is frequently called on by local and national press for its expertise on a wide range of insurance topics.  Check back here frequently for articles we have written and published, or articles quoting McGrath Insurance experts.

List of articles:

The Sturbridge Times, "In Massachusetts, LTC Insurance Can Protect Your Home,"
by RIchard McGrath, CIC, LIA, October 2014

The Sturbridge Times, "Mistakes to Avoid When Shopping for Long-Term Care Insurance,"
by Richard McGrath, CIC, LIA, September 2014

The Sturbridge Times, "Insurance Is Not a Commodity,"
by Richard McGrath, CIC, LIA, August 2014

The Sturbridge Times, "How Life Insurance Can Reduce Your Taxes,"
by Richard McGrath, CIC, LIA, July 2014

The Sturbridge Times, "Technology Creates Insurance Challenges,"
by Richard McGrath, CIC, LIA, June 2014

Kiplinger, "Insurance Coverage for Summer Storm Damage,"
by Sandra Block, June 2014

The Sturbridge Times, "Congress Reverses Course of Flood Insurance,"
by Richard McGrath, CIC, LIA, May 2014

The Sturbridge Times, "A Relatively Disaster-Free Year, 2013 May Be the Calm Before the Storm,"
by Richard McGrath, CIC, LIA, April 2014

The Sturbridge Times, "Costly Insurance Mistakes Consumers Make,"
by Richard McGrath, CIC, LIA, March 2014

Total Mortgage, "Flood Insurance Increase Delayed,"
by Steve Viuker, February 7, 2014

The Sturbridge Times, "Get Ready for the Affordable Care Act,"
by Richard McGrath, CIC, LIA, February 2014

The Sturbridge Times, "How Insurance Companies Help the Economy,"
by Richard McGrath, CIC, LIA, December 2013

MetroWest Daily News, "Ten Easy Ways to Prep your Home for Winter,"
by Leslie Man, November 8, 2013

The Sturbridge Times, "New Law Raises Cost of Flood Insurance,"
by Richard McGrath, CIC, LIA, November 2013

The Sturbridge Times, "Protecting Your Personal Information to Prevent Identity Theft,"
by Richard McGrath, CIC, LIA, October 2013

The Sturbridge Times, "Find Out What You (Don't) Know About Health Insurance,"
by Richard McGrath, CIC, LIA, September 2013

The Sturbridge Times, "Renters Need Insurance Coverage, Too,"
by Richard McGrath, CIC, LIA, August 2013

The Sturbridge Times, "Preparing for Hurricanes and Tornados,"
by Richard McGrath, CIC, LIA, July 2013

The Sturbridge Times, "Marathon Bombings Underscore Need for Terrorism Insurance,"
by Richard McGrath, CIC, LIA, June 2013

The Sturbridge Times, "Long-Term Care Crisis is Coming,"
by Richard McGrath, CIC, LIA, May 2013

The Sturbridge Times, "Beware of Interest Rate Impact On Life Insurance,"
by Richard McGrath, CIC, LIA, April 2013 

The Sturbridge Times, "When Is A Loss A Total Loss?"
by Richard McGrath, CIC, LIA, March 2013 

The Sturbridge Times, "Protecting Your Family,"
by Richard McGrath, CIC, LIA, February 2013 

The Sturbridge Times, "When the Wrong Mold Is In the Wrong Place,"
by Richard McGrath, CIC, LIA, December 2012 

Entrepreneur Magazine, "Business Interruption Insurance: What It Will - and Won't- Cover," 
by Carol Tice, Nov. 16, 2012.

The Sturbridge Times, "Even If You Live Inland in MA, Hurricanes Can Damage Your Property,"
by 
Richard McGrath, CIC, LIA, November 201
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The Sturbridge Times, "How Fire Protection Is Used in Determining Homeowner’s Insurance,"
 by Richard McGrath, CIC, LIA, October 2012

The Sturbridge Times, "Are You Covered?"
by Richard McGrath, CIC, LIA, September 2012
 

The Sturbridge Times, "On Decision By The Supreme Court That Mandate Is A Tax,"
by Richard McGrath, CIC, LIA, August 2012

The Sturbridge Times, "Your Homeowner's Policy Might Not Cover You From All Storm Damage,"
by Richard McGrath, CIC, LIA, July 2012

The Sturbridge Times, “Pay Attention!  Distracted Driving Can Be Deadly,”
by Richard McGrath, CIC, LIA, June 2012

 

Banker & Tradesman, “Insurers: Rebuilding A Mixed Bag,”
by Christina O’Neill, May 28, 2012

 

The Sturbridge Times, "Eight Common Mistakes Insurance Consumers Make,”
by Richard McGrath, CIC, LIA, May 2012

 

The Sturbridge Times, "Time To Trade In the Cadillac Health Plan,"
by Richard McGrath, CIC, LIA, April 2012

The Sturbridge Times, "Homestead Act Revisions Give Mass. Homeowners Greater Protections,"
by Richard McGrath, CIC, LIA, March 2012

The Sturbridge Times, "Leased, Vacant and Unoccupied Homes Require Special Coverage,"
by Richard McGrath, CIC, LIA, January – February 2012

The Sturbridge Times, "Teen Driving: How To Protect Your Children,"
by Richard McGrath, CIC, LIA, December 2011

The Sturbridge Times, "Insurance Fraud Boosts Cost of Premiums,"
by Richard McGrath, CIC, LIA, November 2011

The Sturbridge Times, " It’s Time To Winterize Once Again,"
by Richard McGrath, CIC, LIA, October 2011

The Sturbridge Times, " If Your Home Is Insured Based On Market Value, You May Be At Risk,"
by Richard McGrath, CIC, LIA, September 2011

Massachusetts Family Business, "Insuring the Survival of Your Family Business,"
by Richard McGrath, CIC, LIA, Third Quarter 2011

The Sturbridge Times, "Protect Yourself During Your Summer Vacation,"

by Richard McGrath, CIC, LIA, August 2011

 

The Sturbridge Times, "Tornadoes Showed Benefits of Having An Independent Agent,”
by Richard A. McGrath, CIC, LIA, July 2011

InsuranceQuotes.com, Will Your Auto Insurance Company Fix Your Car ‘Good As New’?”
by Richard J. Koreto, June 29, 2011

telegram.com, "Picking up the pieces - figuring out the cost of rehabilitation INSURERS TALLY COST OF REHABILITATION,"
by Lisa Eckelbecker, June 3, 2011

The Sturbridge Times, "Beware of Changing Needs With Life Insurance,”
by Richard A. McGrath, CIC, LIA, June 2011

The Sturbridge Times, "Valuable Property Requires Special Insurance,”
by Richard A. McGrath, CIC, LIA, May 2011

Daily Finance, "How To Cut Your Car Insurance Costs,"
by Sheryl Nance-Nash May 5, 2011

The Sturbridge Times, "Healthcare Reform Always Seems To Make Things Worse,"
by Richard A. McGrath, CIC, LIA, April 2011

The Sturbridge Times, "When the Other Driver In An Accident Is Not Porperly Insured,"
by Richard A. McGrath, CIC, LIA, January-February 2011

USA Today, "Balancing Act For Best Insurance Rates,"
by Sandra Block, March 24, 2011

Daily Finance, "Does It Make Sense to Sell Your Life Insurance Policy?"
by Sheryl Nance-Nash, December 24, 2010

USA Today, "You Can Make A Life Insurance Policy More Affordable,"
by Sandra Block, December 3, 2010

The Sturbridge Times, "Some Homeowners Have Liability Issues Resulting From Oil Spills,"
by Richard A, McGrath, CIC, LIA, December 2010

The Sturbridge Times, "Winterizing Your Home Can Lower Your Homeowner's Insurance Cost,"
by Richard A. McGrath, CIC, LIA, November 2010

Best's Review, "Uncertain Times,"
by Ron Panko, October 2010

The Sturbridge Times, "Now Homeowners Need To Protect Themselves,"
by Richard A, McGrath, CIC, LIA, September 2010

The Sturbridge Times, “Viatical Settlements Raise Moral Issues,”
by Richard A. McGrath, CIC, LIA, September 2010

American Express: Inside Edge, “Reducing Employment Practices Risks,”
by Lori Widmer, August 31, 2010

USA Today, “An Uninhabited Or Rented Home Gets Different Insurance Coverage,”
by Sandra Block, August 9, 2010

The Sturbridge Times, “How Much Life Insurance Do You Need?
by Richard A. McGrath, CIC, LIA, August 2010

The Sturbridge Times, “Affordable Care Act Isn't,”
by Richard A. McGrath, CIC, LIA, June 2010

The Sturbridge Times, “Putting A Well-Reasoned Perspective On The Value Of Insurance,”
by Richard A. McGrath, CIC, LIA, June 2010
                       

The Sturbridge Times, “Natural Disasters Don’t Necessarily Have To Be Financial Disasters,”
by Richard A. McGrath, CIC, LIA, May 2010

The Sturbridge Times, "Long-Term-Care Annuities Offer Retirement Income, Tax Advantages,”
by Richard A. McGrath, CIC, LIA, April 2010

The Sturbridge Times, "Protect Yourself from Identity Theft,”
by Richard A. McGrath, CIC, LIA, March 2010

The Sturbridge Times, "Considerations On the Healthcare Reform Debate,”
by Richard A. McGrath, CIC, LIA, January-February 2010

Bankrate.com, “Screening a New Home Insurance Company,”
by Susan Ladika, February 24, 2010

Houselogic: National Association of Realtors, “The Cost of Umbrella Insurance for Homeowners,”
by Richard Koreto, January 29, 2010

The Faster Times, “Personal Finance: How Disability Insurance Can Protect Your Income,”
by Sheryl Nash-Nance, January 28, 2010

The Homesteader, “Why Do Healthcare Costs Keep Rising,”
by Richard McGrath, January 2010

 

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