Long-Term Care Insurance

Brian H. Merriam, CPCU, ARM, AAI

376 Broadway
Schenectady, New York 12305

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A close relative of mine has always been a saver. He would squirrel away money and only bought used cars rather than new. When it came to wanting something that was new, even if it was on sale, he would instead choose to purchase used if in fact he couldn’t...

Merriam Insurance Acquires Armor Risk Management, Inc. of Ravena

Richard Hale

Marketing Director at Merriam Insurance Agency
376 Broadway
Schenectady, New York 12305

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Merriam Insurance is proud to announce the acquisition of a local insurance agency, Armor Risk Management, Inc., based in Ravena, New York. The Ravena office will be our fourth location, joining Schenectady, North Creek, and Colorado Springs. The principal of Armor, Don Slattery, is retiring after a long career in...

Buying a House? What You Need to Know about Home Insurance

James Dick, CPCU, AAI

Sales Manager at Merriam Insurance Agency
376 Broadway
Schenectady, New York 12305

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Spring Into Better Health

Lisa Rice

Health Benefits Account Executive at Merriam Insurance Agency
376 Broadway
Schenectady, New York 12305

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Spring is coming, it doesn’t have a choice! Daylight will last longer and milder temperatures will be here. Many of us get set in our ways and settle into less healthy routines during the winter months. We go to work, we go home, we sit to eat and watch TV....

Cyber Crime Now Affects Everyone

James Dick, CPCU, AAI

Sales Manager at Merriam Insurance Agency
376 Broadway
Schenectady, New York 12305

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If I told you that every hour spent online—responding to emails, researching for work or pleasure and even searching restaurant reviews—significantly increases your risk of identity theft or impersonation, would you believe me? I did not always have this dire-sounding opinion. Although I have had my debit card compromised a...

Merriam Rises: Giving Back to the Community

Joan Waddell

Executive Assistant at Merriam Insurance Agency
376 Broadway
Schenectady, New York 12301-1038

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For almost 125 years, Merriam Insurance has been part of the Schenectady, New York community. From the very beginning, the founders were involved in many local charitable endeavors. As the agency has grown and our reach has spread, so have our fundraising activities to support those we serve locally, nationally...

The Day Someone was Shooting at My Family

Jon Barron, AAI

Branch Manager at Merriam Insurance Agency
7900 East Union Avenue, Suite 1100
Denver, Colorado 80237

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Not long ago my family and I were hiking in the national forest, a short drive from Colorado Springs. As we hiked, we could hear some locals practicing their firearm marksmanship skills, which was not unusual, until my wife noticed that the gun shots sounded like they were “zzzzrrrrp” shooting...

Mr. Merriam Goes to Washington

Brian H. Merriam, CPCU, ARM, AAI

376 Broadway
Schenectady, New York 12305

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When you hear the word “lobbyist” do you have a negative impression? Perhaps you think of hired attorneys from large law firms who represent national oil companies, or you think of unions with busloads of their members all wearing identical, loud-colored T-shirts using bullhorns, chants, and placards touting some particular...