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John Bailey Company Insurance Mobile App

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John Bailey Compnay Insurance Mobile App

If one visits our John Bailey Company Insurance website, then you know we provide a number of ways to contact us, that is, to stay in touch. For example, you can: E-mail us via our Contact Us page Tweet to John Bailey Company Like and/or Follow John Bailey Company on Facebook Keep up with John Bailey Company on LinkedIn Subscribe to John Bailey Company’s YouTube channel Read the John Bailey…

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Life Insurance: Are You Ready For A Lifelong Project?

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Life Insurance Awareness Month

When one considers the phrase “a lifelong project,” it may conjure up images of a major undertaking, requiring many hours and perhaps much capital. However,  life insurance, a lifelong project, can be interesting, rewarding and comforting. Depending on your own life experience, you might recall your parents or grandparents discussing life insurance. A death in the family may have sent everyone searching for any life insurance policy that may have…

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Sinkhole Legislation Passed

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Example of Sinkhole

Sinkhole legislation bill was passed by the Tennessee General Assembly this week. So what does that mean? It basically means insurance companies must make sinkhole insurance available to homeowners if they want to continue to insure homes in Tennessee. If they want to inspect the property before insuring the home for sinkhole coverage they may. What does all that mean? It means sinkhole coverage is now optional to you, where…

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Will Tennesse Privatize Parks?

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Tennessee

Tennessee is exploring the possibility of privatizing parks and that is important to us because we are located in Tennessee and we are specialized in outdoor and recreation insurance. If the state government moves forward in privatizing parks we hope they will also review the outdoor exposures and how they are to be insured as the insurance premium can be somewhat costly. From an insurance standpoint the process of leasing land to…

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Open Enrollment…What?

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Pill and Money

Every year I have the opportunity and pleasure to re-certify for Medicare with each of our Insurance Companies servicing Medicare. For most seniors, this is time to scramble and find the best plan for their current situation and needs.  The governing body responsible for this oversight is the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services.  CMS also determines the Open Enrollment dates for Medicare Advantage plans and now, Affordable Care Act…

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Are You Subsidizing Health Care Subsidy?

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Washington DC

As an insurance agent, specifically for this blog, health insurance; I am inundated with information regarding health care costs and questioned about the tax and cost implications thereof. From a statistical perspective, or in the insurance world, actuarial statistics- the increase in health care costs are directly influenced by the increase in risk.  In other words, the fact that people are no longer underwritten for health care policies for certain…

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Don’t Slip

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Wet Floor Sign

One of our many specialty insurance niches is restaurant insurance. A slip and fall  happens to be the largest worker’s compensation insurance claim we see. So how can you prevent a slip and fall in restaurants? Below are a few risk management tips that have helped our clients. 1.  Become obsessed with preventing slip and falls. To learn more reach out to the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI). 2.  Lots…

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Drive and Talk to Car Next to You

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Drivemotion

This new car device is opening up even more ways of communication while on the road. Not sure how the car insurance world will look at it, but hey it’s still cool and worthy of sharing. Check out the Drivemotion Animator. Here is the video below… You can check them out on Kickstarter, which ended in November. Photo: Drivemotion  

Do you Know Anyone Looking for a Job?

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photo credit: Tax Credits We are looking to hire a Commercial (CSR) in the Knoxville, Tennessee area. Must have at least 3 years insurance experience and the following: Passion for people, solving problems, creating opportunities. Knowledge of Commercial Insurance coverage – Work Comp, BOP, PKG, Auto, Specialty. Rating and Navigation of Insurance Company Websites. Understanding of AMS360 is a plus. Social Media skills are also a plus If you know…

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Agritainment, if you build it they will come.

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photo credit: daveparker Agritainment businesses are popping up everywhere. Defined as…basically turning your farmland into a tourist attraction during certain times of the year. With Halloween around the corner; we know families will be traveling out to pumpkin patches and haunted corn mazes. We are finding that not only has agritainment succeeded during these special times of the year, but the owners are now offering many more activities: 1. Pony…

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