Important News from MSH
Radar Guns to Catch Texting Drivers?
January 24, 2017
Might there be a “Texting Ticket” in your future? Learn what’s ahead.Read More »
Compact Fluorescent Lights (CFLs) Can Be Dangerous When Broken
January 3, 2017
CFLs use less energy and they last up to six times longer than regular bulbs. But…Read More »
Online Shopping Scams You’ll Want to Avoid
December 20, 2016
Last year, the National Retail Federation’s Thanksgiving weekend survey revealed that more people shopped on the Web than in stores during the Black Friday weekend.Read More »
A Dozen Easy Ways to Keep Cold Air from Entering Your House
December 13, 2016
There’s nothing like returning to a warm home when it’s freezing outside.Read More »
About Ready to Trade in the Old Clunker for a New Ride?
November 14, 2016
New or Used? Buying a used car requires a little more due diligence on your part.Read More »
Enjoy the Holidays and Keep Your Home Safe
November 13, 2016
Most safety precautions are common sense; but the holidays bring some special considerations.Read More »
How to Shop Online Safely This Holiday Season
November 10, 2016
Online shopping is growing increasingly popular—last year, the National Retail Federation’s Thanksgiving weekend survey revealed that more people shopped on the Web than in stores during the Black Friday weekend.Read More »
How To Avoid Buying a Flooded Car
November 9, 2016
Once a flooded car, always a flooded car. Even with a major clean-up - electrical problems, rampant rust, and foul odors can plague a flooded car forever.Read More »
How Do I Choose the Right Deductibles?
October 31, 2016
Don’t guess! Here you’ll find a few tips to help you make the right decisions.Read More »
Location, Location, Location
October 25, 2016
When looking for a new home, location might not be everything, but it’s almost everything.Read More »
When Is Your Car Considered a Total Loss?
October 16, 2016
And what happens when it is?Read More »
How to Find That Great Auto Mechanic
October 13, 2016Read More »
Can Health Conditions Keep Me From Getting Life Insurance?
October 2, 2016
Whether you’re a young adult, a stay-at-home parent or a retiree, you may have a need for life insurance.Read More »
Riskiest Month for Deer Collisions? Cars Most Likely To Get a Speeding Ticket?
September 23, 2016
And more interesting facts from your MSH Insurance AgencyRead More »
The Ultimate Guide to Fire Extinguishers
September 18, 2016
Don’t wait until you have a fire… learn about fire extinguishers NOW!Read More »
Four Reasons You Should Work With Just One Insurance Company
September 14, 2016
It’s not just about saving money… there’s more!Read More »
Five Inexpensive Ways to Make Your Home Safer
September 5, 2016
Even if your funds are limited, there are many ways to make your home a safer place.Read More »
Ever Heard the Secrets of Pumping Gas?
August 31, 2016
There are a handful of gasoline-pumping tips that motorists have been hearing for years, such as “Pump early in the morning,” and, “Pump slowly.” Do they really help?Read More »
Red Light Cameras in Rocky Mount?
August 30, 2016
We had them; then they disappeared. What happened?Read More »
Preventable Injuries and HOW to Prevent Them
August 16, 2016
Just a few small changes today might save a life.Read More »
What Happens If I Outlive My Term Life Policy?
August 1, 2016
For the vast majority of term life policies, there won’t be a payout when the policy expires.Read More »
Thieves Love Summer, Too
July 25, 2016
It’s When They Do Their Best WorkRead More »
Addicted to Pokémon GO?
July 18, 2016
Here’s What Can Happen When Your Eyes Are Glued to Your PhoneRead More »
You’ve Heard of Lock Picking. How About Lock Bumping?
July 15, 2016
Sad but true: About 3.7 million home invasions happen each year in the United States.Read More »
How to Hire a Pet Sitter
June 30, 2016
Getting the Best Possible Care for Your Pets While You’re AwayRead More »
What’s the Chance Your Car Will Be Stolen?
June 30, 2016
Good news: Auto theft is way down since it peaked in 1991 at 6.1 million cars stolen.Read More »
MSH is Free to Do What’s Right For You
June 6, 2016
Understanding the Benefits of Working with Independent Insurance AgentsRead More »
8 Easy Ways to Make Your Home Safer
May 26, 2016
When was the last time you did something to make your home safer?Read More »
Five Tips for Selecting Stronger Passwords
May 16, 2016
Good passwords can significantly lower your online vulnerabilityRead More »
Is Your Car Affected by the Air Bag Recall?
May 13, 2016
Even if you checked earlier, you’ll want to check again.Read More »
Why Is My Home Insured For More Than I Could Sell It For?
May 3, 2016
Great question! And if your house were destroyed, it’d be easy to understand why.Read More »
Check Out the US Debt Clock
April 29, 2016
It’s fun to watch, but a disastrous display of our national debtRead More »
Five Benefits of Driving a Stick Shift
April 28, 2016
Once considered an essential skill, knowing how to drive a manual transmission is now becoming a rarityRead More »
MSH Insurance offers premiere mobile app
April 18, 2016
Put your insurance agency right in your pocket.Read More »
Lawn Mower Safety Precautions
April 14, 2016
Don’t be fooled. Lawn mowers can be VERY dangerous.Read More »
Does a Big Storm Leave Standing Water Around Your Home?
March 28, 2016
A French drain might be the perfect solution.Read More »
Is There a Recall on Your Car or Truck?
March 24, 2016
Visit www.recalls.gov and you’ll know for sure.Read More »
Hoverboards and Insurance
February 23, 2016
A few things you need to know about these potentially dangerous toysRead More »
How to Avoid Hitting a Deer
February 8, 2016
Deer do not understand that the road is reserved for vehicles. If they did, they would surely stay in the woods.Read More »
Backup Cameras Prevent Accidents, Save Lives
February 5, 2016
It’s an option every car should haveRead More »
Do Fitness Trackers Pose Security Risks?
January 21, 2016
More than you might think!Read More »
Is My UVA (a.k.a. Drone) Insured?
January 21, 2016
Most MSH Homeowners Policies DO cover dronesRead More »
Serving Alcohol at Your Next Party?
December 7, 2015
Then You Need to Know Your “Host Liquor Liabilities”Read More »
Did Taylor Swift Insure Her Legs for Big Bucks?
November 2, 2015
Rumor has it that Taylor joined the list of celebrities who’ve insured their body parts for big bucks.Read More »
What Are the Odds of Being Struck by Lightning?
October 19, 2015
“About one in a million,” unless you live in North Carolina.Read More »
Can Selfies Be Deadly?
September 29, 2015
A recent report indicates that Selfies cause more deaths than shark attacks.Read More »
How Much Does It Cost NOT to have Health Coverage?
September 23, 2015
If you can afford health insurance but choose not to buy it, and you don’t have a health coverage exemption, then you’ll pay.Read More »
Do You Have the Right Coverage for Your Roof?
September 18, 2015
Replacing a roof is one of the most expensive home projects any homeowner will ever face.Read More »
How To Protect Your Electronic Devices
September 18, 2015
Locking your doors, guarding your purse or wallet, and not sharing your ATM PIN are no longer enough.Read More »
Ask David: How Long Will a Car Last?
July 28, 2015
Possibly… Forever?Read More »
Motorcyclists Need Our Help
July 27, 2015
Bikers let us in on their biggest pet peevesRead More »
Beware of Storm-Related Scams
July 13, 2015
Scammers often use natural disasters and other tragedies to prey on desperate, unsuspecting victims.Read More »
ASK DAVID… What Happens If My Neighbor’s Tree Falls in My Yard?
July 8, 2015
The answer depends on a number of factors.Read More »
ASK DAVID… A friend borrows and wrecks my car. Does my insurance pay or his?
July 6, 2015
Great question! In nearly all cases, it’ll be your insurance policy that pays.Read More »
Best Tips You’ll Ever Get for Your Smartphone
June 11, 2015
No manual. No class. No teacher. How are you supposed to learn about your smartphone?Read More »
The Traffic Circles of Nash Community College
May 11, 2015
That’s right, there are two. One on old 64, near NCC’s new Continuing Education Building and the other on campus just a few hundred feet from the first.Read More »
Don’t think you’re a distracted driver?
April 24, 2015
Not so fast… there are many kinds of distractions that diminish your driving skills.Read More »
Buying Jewelry While on Vacation?
April 15, 2015
It’s lots of fun, but don’t expect any great deals.Read More »
Adapting Your Business for an Aging Workforce
March 16, 2015
People 55 and older are projected to make up 25% of this country’s workforce in 2020. Is your business ready?Read More »
How Safe is Your Home or Business from Electrical Fires?
March 6, 2015
Prevention is key. Follow these simple guidelines to lessen the chance of an electrical fire.Read More »
Frozen Pipes: One of the biggest risks of property damage when temperatures plummet
February 22, 2015
Some homeowners think Rocky Mount never gets cold enough for frozen pipes… WRONG!Read More »
Employers: Considering paying individual health insurance premiums for your employees?
February 17, 2015
DON’T DO IT. Penalties are severe!Read More »
Do you know how to drive safely in the rain?
February 11, 2015
With nearly 1.2 million accidents per year blamed on rain, clearly, not everybody does.Read More »
Dog Bites… Are you covered?
February 5, 2015
Man’s best friend… Really? With nearly 4.5 million Americans bitten each year, who needs enemies?Read More »
Feeling sorry for your health insurance company?
January 9, 2015
Not likely, but read on.Read More »
How much would it cost to insure Downton Abbey?
January 9, 2015
The short answer: A LOTRead More »
Traveling With Your Best (Four-Legged) Friend
December 11, 2014
Whether a short car ride or a long vacation, always make sure your pet is riding safelyRead More »
How to Lower Your Workers’ Comp Premium
December 5, 2014
The Good News: YES, you definitely have some controlRead More »
Long Term Care Insurance OR Chronic Illness Rider?
November 6, 2014
Need help making an informed choice?Read More »
Cyber Threats and Data Breaches
October 28, 2014
Think your company can’t be affected?Read More »
2016 Health Insurance Open Enrollment
October 27, 2014
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Take advantage of Affordable Health Care
Bring Your Own Device - The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
October 13, 2014
BYOD - Using personal devices for company businessRead More »
What Your Company Needs to Know About Fidelity Bonds
October 9, 2014
Protecting your company from dishonest employees and damage caused by employeesRead More »
Best Tips on Hiring a Contractor
July 17, 2014
A good checklist can save you lots of headachesRead More »
Emergency Preparedness for Business
May 29, 2013
Plan in Advance to Help Save Your BusinessRead More »
Five Things You Should Know About Flooding and Flood Insurance
March 28, 2013
Important facts about flood insuranceRead More »
North Carolina’s archaic insurance rate system unique in US
March 18, 2013
Auto Insurance Rate ModernizationRead More »
Homeowners Insurance Rate Increase
March 7, 2013
Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin and the insurance industry reached a settlement agreement on the Homeowners rate increase filed last October.Read More »
May 1, 2012
Are you prepared for a hurricane? As we approach hurricane season, MSH Insurance would like to provide you with some information on how to protect your home and other property from a major storm. We hope this information will help you prevent a major loss of property.Read More »