Category: News & Announcements

December 2, 2020

A wise but bedraggled homeowner, after experiencing an appliance leak, once said, “There’s no such thing as a little bit of water.” What on the surface may appear to be a small puddle of water could be significant damage under …
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October 26, 2020

As 2020 winds down, many of us are sighing with relief that this tumultuous year will soon be behind us. Some of us are taking a harder look at our long-range financial plans, and many more are re-evaluating our lives …
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October 20, 2020

Every year, millions of employees get involved in workplace giving campaigns to support local United Way solutions that improve education, financial stability, and health. The staff at Mutual Assurance Society is a part of this annual giving program and has …
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October 13, 2020

Hurricane Delta blasted onto Louisiana shores on Friday, October 9th, making it the 10th tropical storm to make landfall in the U.S. in 2020. That landing broke the record set in 1916, and forecasters don’t think we are done yet …
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September 23, 2020

Since 1970, NAMIC (the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies) has honored 208 individual members with the Champions of Industry Service Award. This award recognizes those who have provided noteworthy or commendable accomplishments that benefit the industry through participation in …
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August 13, 2020

Each year, United Van Lines presents a study that looks at moving/relocation patterns in each state. Virginia has come in as the 14th highest state for outbound moves, with 52.9% of its migrating population choosing to leave The Commonwealth and …
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July 23, 2020

According to the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau, the national homeownership rate for all adult Americans is 63.9 percent. Millennials are notorious for lagging behind historic homeownership rates from previous generations at the same age. In fact, nationwide, …
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July 20, 2020

Even with COVID-19 dealing a financial blow to so many, many home improvement companies have seen an uptick in business while people have been spending more time in their homes and wanting this experience to be more comfortable, safer, and/or …
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June 19, 2020

Reports of Coronavirus-related scams have spiked in recent weeks, according to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Many have been related to false advertisement of Covid-19 cures and treatments, while others have included online sellers claiming to sell in-demand goods, fake …
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April 30, 2020

Fire insurance was first offered in 1676 by the Hamburg Fire Office in Germany, but property insurance as we know it today can be traced to the Great Fire of London in 1666; a catastrophic fire that destroyed over 13,000 …
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