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  • Burglary Prevention: Should You Leave the Lights On?

    It seems like a no-brainer to leave the lights on outside your home to deter burglars while you’re away (or even while you’re asleep). But, does that really work? Or, is it just a waste of electricity — particularly this time of year, when the days keep getting shorter and shorter? Those answers can differ […]

    November 17, 2016

  • Think Your Vendor Will Protect You From Cyber Attack? Think Again…

    Many of our clients have told us that they believe their 3rd party vendors would cover them against cyber attacks…..we always tell them, they’re wrong, and they’re putting their businesses at risk. The Sweet Life Beverage Company’s story here discusses the devastation faced when a company is cyber attacked. Their battle to recover from a […]

    November 8, 2016

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    Is It Time to Winterize Your RV?

    So, you’re not a year-round RV-er, or, at least not yet. (One can dream!) Which means another RV season is coming to a close. With cool fall and winter weather on the way, now is the time to make sure your rig will be ready when spring returns and you can hit the road again. […]

    November 4, 2016

  • Why Is My Credit Score Used When My Insurance is Quoted?

    You may consider it standard procedure here in Nashville that you are asked for your social security number when you ask for quotes on your home or auto insurance. What you might not know is that having your good credit score, which directly influences the insurance score insurance companies use to rate your insurance, can […]

    October 31, 2016

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    Help Your Dog Love Apartment Living

    Apartment living can have many advantages: low maintenance, close to work and entertainment, and ease of changing residence. But, if you’re a dog owner, apartment living can present some difficulties. You probably won’t have your own yard for him to play in, and your inside space may be somewhat compact. However, with enough exercise, stimulation […]

    September 28, 2016

  • Protecting Your In-Home Business

      So you finally took the leap and started your own business in your home. Congratulations! It’s time to make sure that you have the coverage you need for your business inventory, equipment, and cash. Typically, homeowners insurance policies don’t offer coverage for home-based businesses. Your business equipment stolen from your vehicle? Inventory ruined while […]

    September 27, 2016

  • Insurance and the Uninsured Driver – Is Umbrella Insurance Really Worth It?

    Jim was looking forward to a relaxing day of golf with his neighbor, Bob. Jim pulled into Jim’s drive and popped the trunk. Bob threw in his clubs and then hopped into the front passenger seat. “Great day for golf, Jim” Bob said as Jim drove out of his driveway in Brentwood and pulled onto […]

    September 20, 2016

  • Avoid the Most Common Campus Crime – Theft of Personal Property

    The most common crime your kids are likely to face while at college is theft of their personal property.  Students today take far more valuables to college than their parents’ generation did.  Smartphones and laptops are standard school supplies for today’s student, and they are pricey tools that would need to be immediately replaced if theft […]

    September 12, 2016

  • How to Deal With Road Rage: 5 Dos and Don’ts

    Have you ever noticed that, with roadway anger, it’s always the other guy’s fault? And, it very well could be. The thing is, you can’t control how other people drive. But, you can control how you respond to situations on the road that come across as inconsiderate or even hostile – yes, even when someone […]

    September 7, 2016