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May Is Disability Insurance Awareness Month

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Disability Insurance Awareness Month

Have you ever had to miss work because of illness? Most employed and self-employed Americans have an occasional negative health incident that lasts a few days, so they “call in” sick and hopefully their paycheck is not impacted, as personal time off or sick pay covers one for those days. But are you financially prepared if your disability were to last weeks, months or even years? There is a pretty…

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Do You Have Uninsured Motorist Coverage?

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Uninsured Motorist Coverage

Have you ever been involved in an auto accident? The truth is many people over the course of their driving history have at one time or another been party to an automobile accident. In 2015, 7.95 million U.S. drivers were in property damage only crashes on U. S. roads, while 3.13 million drivers were engaged in injury crashes. Are you prepared if the at-fault driver is not insured? Ask yourself:…

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Distracted Driving Awareness Month “Just Drive”

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Distracted Driving Awareness Month 2018

As a driver, has one or more of your passengers ever requested you to “just drive?” Or maybe as a passenger you were the one who uttered these words to your driver, “just drive!” If you’re a parent, chances are you’ve cautioned your teenage child to drive with care and to remember to “just drive.” The 2018 theme for the National Safety Council Distracted Driving Awareness Month “Just Drive” should…

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Consider Key Person Insurance For Your Business

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Key Person Insurance

Do you own your own business? Perhaps you have a business partner or partners and maybe each of you plays a critical role in making your business successful. If so, you may want to consider Key Person Insurance for your business. This type of life insurance can go a long way as a safeguard for your succession plan. So, today let’s take a few minutes to outline key person insurance….

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Glamorous Camping Also Known As Glamping

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Glamping Industry

“My wife’s idea of camping is a hotel without room service!” …Anonymous If you’re in a relationship where one of you enjoys the great outdoors and camping, but your partner does not take kindly to backpacking, sleeping bags, bugs, snakes, dehydrated food and no “facilities,” then glamorous camping may be an answer for you. Glamorous camping also known as glamping is not really new, but today’s post will give you…

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Understanding Errors and Omissions Insurance

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Errors-and-Omissions-Insurance

This is tax season. For the ordinary taxpayer the deadline for filing your personal return for the tax year 2017 is April 17, 2018. Why not April 15th? Well, this year April 15th falls on a Sunday and April 16th, according to the IRS, “Emancipation Day – a legal holiday in the District of Columbia – will be observed on that Monday, which pushes the nation’s filing deadline to Tuesday,…

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Insuring Multi-Family Dwellings

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Insuring Multi-Family Dwellings

Last summer we read with interest a new report by the Pew Research Center. After reviewing Census Bureau housing data, it was determined that currently more U.S. households are headed by renters than at any time-period since 1965. The reasons for this are many and perhaps you have noticed in your own state that the number of multi-family dwellings has increased in the last decade. This is a good indicator…

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Life Insurance Policy Locator Service

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Life Insurance Policy Locator Service

Our blog title this week, Life Insurance Policy Locator Service, may catch you off guard. You might wonder why you or anyone could need this service. After all, you planned appropriately, you worked with your insurance agent, you found solutions, you purchased your life insurance policy, you paid your premiums timely by mail or by using an app, and you tucked your policy away in a safe place. But, did…

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Why Non-Profit Directors & Officers Liability Insurance Is A Must

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Non-Profit Directors & Officers Liability Insurance

It is not unusual for people of all ages to become involved with nonprofit organizations. It could be a local organization, regional, statewide or national non-profit. You might be surprised to learn that, according to the IRS, 29 different types of 501(c) non-profits. and it is important to understand that only five are absolutely able to accept tax deductible contributions. These include 501(c)1, 501(c)3, 501(c) 8, 501(c)10, and 501(c)13. To…

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Introducing Rose

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With thirty years of insurance background, we are excited to be welcoming Rose McKinney, formerly Rose Beets, to our team! Born and raised in Indiana, she moved to Knoxville, TN in 1988 and fell in love with the mountains. Rose is specialized in commercial insurance and we are proud to have her apart of our team handing commercial line insurance. Her experience varies from construction to municipalities. Outside of work, Rose takes pleasure in finding…

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