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Insurance needs, taxes and regulations for renting out a home in Massachusetts

Do you rent out your home on Airbnb or similar sites? For more than 14 nights a year? Less than 15 nights a year? Make sure you are “in the know” about the new insurance needs, taxes and regulations for renting out a home in Massachusetts: Quick facts: All short-term rentals must be insured and registered with the state of [...]

By | January 7th, 2019|Categories: Business Insurance|

‘Tis the Season for Holiday Travel

The holiday season is often very busy and full of traveling to various joyful celebrations. Spending time with family and friends is at the heart of most people’s plans during the holiday season. Whether you plan to visit with loved ones at home or abroad, there are several travel tips to help you prepare for a healthy and safe holiday [...]

By | December 14th, 2018|Categories: Personal Insurance|

Giving Back to the Communities Where We Live and Work

Deland, Gibson Insurance Partner Open House “Giving back to the communities where we live and work” The Deland, Gibson Insurance partner open house was an event that took place on Thursday, November 29 th and was hosted by the Deland, Gibson Giving Committee. (DGGC) The DGGC is very important to Deland, Gibson. The purpose of the event was to meet [...]

By | December 10th, 2018|Categories: DG Community, Events|

What is Open Enrollment for Health Insurance?

Multiple health insurance sources have open enrollment periods, such as Medicare, job-based insurers, and individual market health insurance companies. Open enrollment for Medicare is October 15 through December 7 each year. However, job-based open enrollment periods will vary according to how the employer sets them. The individual market has set the 2018 open enrollment period, as well as future timeframes, [...]

By | November 13th, 2018|Categories: Group Benefits & HR, Personal Insurance|

The D,G Fund

Here is a quick video on The D,G Fund which was a huge initiative for us this year. https://www.facebook.com/delandgibson/videos/189790425232144/

By | November 1st, 2018|Categories: Events|

MAIA18

Thank you for attending our Crash Course in Claims presentation at MAIA As promised... As a thank you gift for attendees of my presentation, we have the following Claims Resources to help you and your clients. Claims Resources  Claims Cheat Sheet Thank you again for attending, and please let me know if there is anything I or Deland, Gibson can do [...]

By | October 12th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

High Net Worth Insurance Trends

Belonging to a high net worth (HNW) family comes with its share of challenges. Having accumulated financial wealth, expensive goods and pristine properties, HNW people are often exposed to complex property and liability risks that average consumers are not. To protect their interests, HNW individuals need high-value insurance coverage that concurs with their multi-faceted lifestyle. The following are some of the [...]

By | September 12th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

Hurricane Preparedness for the Northeast

The Northeast has seen its share of hurricanes, tropical storms, nor’easters, and near misses by them all. Certainly, Boston has seen enough of its share to understand that a near miss from a hurricane can still pack a powerful punch. Hurricanes are not only destructive, they can also be deadly. A little extra helping of hurricane preparedness before the storm can help [...]

By | July 12th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

Insuring the Most Environmentally Sustainable Arena

Deland, Gibson led by risk advisor Bill Felton and the alternative energy team was instrumental in providing risk consulting and structuring a risk program for Rivermoor Energy in the first LEED certified collegiate ice hockey rink in the United States. The Deland, Gibson team worked with Rivermoor from construction all the way into operations. A plaque ceremony was held on June 6 [...]

By | June 26th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

How do I insure my Olympic Medal?

You’ve trained your entire life and accomplished something only a small number of athletes on this earth have accomplished. You’ve won an Olympic medal. This is an amazing accomplishment and your medal is something that should be protected. It is important to know that not every insurance agent and company is equipped to properly insure your medal so you need [...]

By | June 18th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |