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As winter settles in the Northeast and the Coronavirus pandemic continues to spike across the country, many parents (and educators) face a difficult conundrum: whether or not to send their kids to school. With varying guidelines across state and even district lines, many parents are left to choose between in-person...

It is with a sad heart that we share the news of our founder, Richard “Dick” Wright Clark’s passing at the age of 86. Dick had a prosperous career and life, surrounded by family, friends, colleagues and celebrated numerous achievements and successes, both personally and professionally. Our prayers, condolences, and...

Since our founding in 1931, we’ve seen it all. Working with customers on their auto insurance over the years, there are two topics that people need to know about. The first is simple steps on how to decrease their auto premium. The second is how to handle a new teen...

Watch your step! On this session of Clark Toolbox Talks, we'll get few quick tips to preventing hazards around open holes from Curtis Pratt, Safety & Risk Consultant at Clark Insurance....

Many homeowners don’t think twice about flood insurance unless they are required to. Unfortunately, with this increase in inclement weather, this has to change. With just one inch of water needed to damage your possessions and home, and flood zone maps being updated, flooding is a real concern for every...

If you finance your home with a mortgage, your lender will require you to have a home insurance policy. Home insurance is useful for protecting you and your home against unforeseen damages and loss from perils such as fire and smoke, vandalism, theft, windstorms, and more. Most standard policies include...

First and foremost, we hope you are remaining safe and in good health through these changing times. As the developments of this pandemic continue to unfold, so too do the changes in our daily lives, in our routines, and in the pressures that we face as we adjust to our...

We’re excited to share with you our 2019 Annual Report. Capturing many aspects of our agency, this report sheds light on our company culture, history, geographical reach, philanthropic/community impact, services, civic engagement, educational achievements, as well as awards & recognitions. Please take a moment to look through the report – we’re...

Now that we’re in April, and it’s Distracted Driving Month, our team at Clark would like to address distracted driving and cellphone use, just like the example above. To do this, we’ll focus on an underlying concept: inattention blindness – to explain why distracted driving is occurring and to show...

Did you know that adding carbonated water or tonic to a drink will speed up the absorption of the alcohol? This is an example of what you learn at TIPS Training, a program that gives tools to servers for the responsible service, sale, and consumption of alcohol. Clark Insurance offers...

You are in hospitality and you know that guests appreciate, and sometimes demand, alcohol service as part of their dining experience. Of course, viewing alcohol solely as a relaxing social lubricant is not the entire story – anyone in the industry can tell you that serving alcohol is a unique...

Winter is fast approaching! Let’s take a moment to run through the following information as part of our Winter Car Survival kit, compiled by Clark’s own Safety & Risk Consulting Team....

If you’re a business that wants to be more safety conscious – you need to be addressing slips, trips, and falls in your safety plan. Slips, trips, and falls are the number three cause of accidental death in this country, most of them occurring on the same level (i.e. not...

Did you know that icemaker leaks are one of the leading causes of water damage in the home? Unfortunately, most people don’t realize there is a leak until it is bad enough to cause a puddle – long after it has damaged the drywall behind the fridge and the flooring...

There is a limit for jewelry on a homeowner’s policy, ranging from $1,000 - $2,000. This limit is often not enough to cover the full value of the ring. So, in order to increase that limit, you can “schedule” the item. Scheduled property is an additional policy which extends the...

Every year, Clark Insurance enters the Holiday Season with our end-of-year giving. We support many valued organizations, notably ones that cater to the causes of food insecurity, clothing, shelter, higher education and wellness. In addition to our philanthropic support we also feature one end of year giving recipient through conducting...

As an LTC insurance professional, you spend a lot of time trying to explain to prospects why they need to plan for long term care. I gave up on the numbers and stats a long time ago, so I don’t bother regurgitating a bunch of statistics about how many people...

Maine employers turned out in droves for our most recent Breakfast Briefing to learn about managing expectations and behaviors with legalized marijuana. Clark Insurance and KMA HR Consulting recruited a talented and knowledgeable panel that included...

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