Practicing What They Preach – Dowd Agency’s Wellness Program Inspires Healthy Habits

On June 1, Karen Drudi completed her first five-kilometer run. It was her 55th birthday, and she took third place in her age group. “I call it my marathon, and I have the medal I won hanging on a doorknob at home,” said the executive assistant at Dowd Insurance Agency in Holyoke. Drudi is proud of her accomplishment, and knows

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Six FAQs About EMV Credit Cards and Crime Coverage data: Take Charge of the Situation

The nationwide shift to EMV is well underway. EMV — which stands for Europay, MasterCard and Visa — is a global standard for cards equipped with computer chips and the technology used to authenticate chip-card transactions. In the wake of numerous large-scale data breaches and increasing rates of counterfeit card fraud, U.S. card issuers are migrating to this new technology

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