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Issue 1 | Volume 1
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Big Changes Ahead for
Massachusetts Auto Insurance
What does it mean to you that
Massachusetts auto insurance rates are
no longer going to be state-mandated?
As of April 1, 2008, Massachusetts will
usher in a new system in which
insurance companies establish their
own rates based on individual
policyholders’ driving records.
It’s important for you to know that
Field Eddy & Bulkley and its affiliated
agencies can get you the best rates
available. We work with more
insurance companies than nearly any
other independent agency in our
region. This means we can choose the
company that will give you the best
deal. What’s more, it is very likely that
your own current insurance carrier will
provide the greatest bargain, because
these companies don’t want to lose
your business and are offering loyalty
discounts and other benefits to their
current customers – like you.
In any case, you don’t even need to
request that we perform this
comparison – we assure you that,
before your renewal, we will find the
best auto insurance option available
to recommend to you.
For thirty years, Massachusetts has
been the only state in which auto
insurance rates are set by regulators.
This system has pushed insurers out
of the state, leaving consumers with
limited options and high prices. No
competition between carriers was
allowed, and prices were the same, no
matter which carrier you selected.
Because all auto insurance
companies shared the losses associated
with high-risk drivers, state-mandated
rates remained high. This placed a
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We’re Moving Our
Field Eddy & Bulkley Will
Move in April: Meadows
Insurance Will Join Us
After 159 years headquartered in
Springfield, Field Eddy &
Bulkley is moving t