Category: Insurance Tips


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    Keep Pets Happy and Safe on Vacation

    You’re not just imagining it—a lot of people are traveling with their pets these days. According to a TripAdvisor survey of more than 1,000 travelers, 53% of those responding said they take their pets on vacation, and 52% stay only at places that welcome pets. (For some people, the “welcome” part doesn’t matter: 20% admitted […]

    November 8, 2018

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    5 Common (and Potentially Costly) Homeowners Mistakes

    Owning a home is usually a great experience. But it can also be a hassle, especially when unexpected issues pop up—whether you have a minor breakdown or a major catastrophe, it’s almost certainly going to require time and money to fix. In many instances, however, those “unexpected” issues shouldn’t really be a surprise at all, […]

    October 23, 2018

  • Protect Your Rental Property: Require Tenants to Have A Rental Policy

        All apartment complexes in Nashville require renters to carry liability insurance – don’t you want the same protection?   For about $12 a month, your renter can purchase a policy that can provide you with up to $300K in the event that they damage your property. It is even possible for the policies […]

    October 22, 2018

  • Taking Care of the Caregiver

    If you have found yourself in the role of caregiver for a loved one, you already have a lot of responsibilities. Whether you are moving in with another to provide care or assistance, or inviting them to live with you in your home, you need to be aware of the insurance implications this will have. As your agent, we want […]

    October 19, 2018

  • Five Ways to Protect Your Personal Electronic Data

    Online data breaches are just an unfortunate fact of life now—as the New York Times put it, you might as well assume that your personal information has been taken, because cyberattacks happen all the time. That’s why we recommend Safeco’s identity-recovery coverage, available for just $1 a month for our homeowners customers. It’s best if you […]

    October 2, 2018

  • Kids Are Heading Back to School — Let’s Keep Them Safe

    The end of summer means many things, such as cooler weather, shorter days and … the start of football is here! But most important, it means kids are headed back to school. And that means we all should be extra careful on the roads, in school zones and around buses. Don’t forget to watch for […]

    September 14, 2018

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    Let’s Keep Our Lawns – and Ourselves – Safe

    For many of our neighbors, summer means more than sunshine and vacations. It also means working in the yard – often with tools that can be dangerous if not used properly. Each year about 400,000 people are treated for injuries from lawn and garden tools, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). Don’t […]

    August 20, 2018

  • Why Water Backup Coverage Is So Important

    Donna leads a busy life – home is often just a place to lay her head after a crazy day. Over the course of a couple months, she noticed that her sinks were taking a long time to drain and her toilet wasn’t flushing like it should. “I’ll add it to my to-do list,” she […]

    July 16, 2018

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    6 Tips for Getting to Work on Two Wheels

    Did you know that hundreds of thousands of people in the United States commute to work by bicycle, according to the U.S. Census Bureau? That’s a lot of cars off the road each day, a lot of gasoline saved and a ton of calories burned. Maybe you’re a bicycle commuter already — or maybe you want […]

    July 16, 2018

  • Sinkhole Damage – Would Your Home Policy Respond?

    Sinkholes have been appearing more and more frequently in the news – but what exactly are they? Sinkholes occur when water seeps through the ground and eats away at the rock beneath it, until the surface of the ground collapses. Limestone is a very common type of rock under a sinkhole because it is soft […]

    July 11, 2018