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Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period: What to Know

Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) is right around the corner. Now’s the time to evaluate your health care needs for the coming year and make sure you’re getting the right Medicare coverage for your health requirements and budget. Your partners at Walsh Duffield are here to help! Read on to learn how to prepare and

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What Private Information Will My Medicare Agent Request?

Elderly adults are scammed out of approximately $2.9 billion each year, according to the Senate Special Committee on Aging. Scammers use advanced, persuasive techniques to lure even the savviest, educated and cognitively intact seniors into turning over personal information—either over the phone, via email or in person—so they can use it to steal your identity and

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5 Key Tips for Buying Home Insurance

Purchasing home insurance can be overwhelming. Whether you are a first-time home buyer or a longtime homeowner, we’ve included our top five best tips for buying home insurance to make it easier for you. Successfully compare insurance options, right-size your deductible, understand how discounts can reduce your insurance premium and more! Tips like these (and

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Do You Really Need Rental Insurance?

If you are currently renting, there are many benefits to holding a rental insurance policy to protect yourself and your belongings. Here Are 10 key Reasons Why You Need Rental Insurance: Your landlord’s insurance does not cover your stuff. If there was a fire, the landlords coverage would repair the building itself but will not

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Protect Your Company Against Social Engineering & Cyber Scams

You say “It will never happen to me”.   You may think your business isn’t a target to cyber crime.  But we want to make sure you know that Social Engineering claims do not have a target audience!  At Walsh Duffield, we have seen both small and large businesses alike fall victim to preventable cyber crimes.

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New Team Members Join Commercial Lines Department

With four recent new hires, Walsh Duffield is pleased to share the news of growth and emerging leadership within our Commercial Lines department. Commercial Insurance Leadership Additions Joseph Fruscione Joseph Fruscione has joined our team as Director of Commercial Lines. Within this role, Joe will guide the Walsh Duffield team, helping to strengthen relationships with our clients.

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Recent Growth & Employee Promotions

We would like to congratulate the Walsh Duffield colleagues who have had recent promotions and responsibility changes in 2022. Employee Promotions Victoria Church has been promoted to Client Relationship Associate. Over the past 3 years, Victoria has served as a key member of the Commercial Lines team supporting our Client Relationship Associates and Client Relationship Managers with

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COVID-19 News: Free At-home Tests Are Now Available

Good news! Each household in the U.S. can now have four free COVID-19 at-home tests shipped directly to their home at no cost! All you need to do is visit COVIDtests.gov and enter your contact information and mailing address. The tests are rapid antigen “at-home” or “self” tests — not PCR tests which require a

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Combatting “Re-entry” Anxiety

Throughout the pandemic, it has become apparent that supporting mental health is more important than ever. As the country continues to return to pre-COVID life, this can understandably cause feelings of what is being called “re-entry anxiety”. Re-entry anxiety can be described as an overall uncertainty or uneasiness about returning to the way things were

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