Author: Cheney Insurance

Now Is the Time to Prepare for Winter Driving



The winter months in Maine can be tough.  Driving in snow, sleet, freezing rain and ice becomes something of the norm.  These conditions increase risk of fatal car crashes by 34 percent. It usually takes a few storms before you can comfortably get your bearings back when on the road.  Why not take a look […]

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Cyber Insurance



Cyber liability is a question of “When” not “If” In an earlier blog post we discuss cybersecurity trends in 2020 and how these impact small businesses.  The pandemic has influenced how we conduct business, increasing opportunity for cybercrime.  As owners implement more technologies to better serve customers and manage their businesses, their risks change.  More […]

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Congratulations to Our President Suzanne Strachan!



At Cheney Insurance, we are very fortunate to have Suzanne Strachan as President.  She manages our day to day operations and sets our course for the future.  In addition, Suzanne assists Dennis Hilton, CEO in the overseeing and operating of Newcastle Realty and Newcastle Vacation Rentals, which along with Cheney Insurance comprise the Cheney Financial […]

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Why You Need Liability Insurance for Your Golf Cart

Golf carts used in wedding ceremonies

Headline: ‘Drunken wedding guests may ruin island golf carts for everyone else’ – Bangor Daily News published on June 6, 2017. From Peak’s Island.info.com: “Golf Carts are motor vehicles, not toys.  Many islanders view golf carts as a menace and will report infractions to the island police—who will pull you over and ticket you, lights, sirens, and […]

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Rainstorm Home Maintenance



Summer thunderstorms can bring soothing sounds and usher in cooler temps, making for great sleeping weather.  They can also be far more severe bringing in torrential rain, powerful wind, and sometimes even hail, causing damage to our homes and surrounding property. While weather alerts can help us quickly prepare for an impending storm, preventative measures […]

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A Commitment to Caring



The Cheney Financial Group is comprised of three locally owned companies: Cheney Insurance, Newcastle Realty, and Newcastle Vacation Rentals.   Together we pool our resources and make collaborative decisions about requests for financial contributions and volunteer opportunities through our Charitable Giving and Community Outreach Committee.   Currently our committee is made up of eight CFG associates who […]

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