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Take Responsibility for Your Life Insurance

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If a child, a spouse, a life partner, or a parent depends on you and your income, you need life insurance. – Suze Orman The above quote is simple and straightforward. But, at the same time, it is cautionary advice that we should all heed. Life insurance is a topic we might overhear our parents discuss. As we mature and find our way into the labor force, it may again…

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Mind Your Business Commercial General Liability Insurance

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Commercial Liability Insurance

For many businesses, small and large, the winter months are spent organizing, preparing and filing tax returns. After all, March 15th is the federal tax filing deadline for S Corporations and partnerships. If you’re not a business partner or S Corp owner, then it could be that the 15th of March only brings to mind the “Ides of March” – a day the Romans observed as a deadline for settling…

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Commercial Auto Insurance Telematics and ELD Primer

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Telematics-ELD-Rule-Commercial-Auto-Insurance

When the average person considers auto insurance, they’re likely thinking about personal car insurance. But what about commercial auto insurance? Late last year we were struck by an opinion offered by Insurance Business America: “Commercial auto is widely regarded as one of the most challenging insurance markets in the United States.” In response, the John Bailey Company determined that 2019 may be a good time to assist business owners and…

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RV or Camper Insurance – Don’t Leave Home Without It!

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RV or Camper Insurance

Perhaps, like our John Bailey Company team, you read with interest a November 12, 2018, The Washington Post article “1 million Americans live in RVs. Meet the ‘modern nomads.’” Thoughts that come to mind include the fact that six of our 50 states and the District of Columbia have populations under one million, or, on the lighter side, one might recall scenes from the 1985 film “Lost In America.” Are…

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Fishing on the Fly Requires “Reel” Risk Management!

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Fly Fishing Risk Management

Are you a fly-fishing guide? Perhaps you are one of the 6.5 million Americans who enjoy the sport of fly-fishing and depend on a guide. Or perhaps you’ve never even heard of fly-fishing and now we’ve piqued your interest. Today we would like to reach out to our readers who find fly-fishing to be exciting as well as relaxing and those of you who are professional fly-fishing guides who want…

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Homeowners Insurance Vacancy Clause – Who knew?

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Homeowner Insurance Vacancy Clause

Are you a homeowner? If so, you undoubtedly have purchased a homeowners insurance policy to protect your own interests, as well as your mortgage holder’s interests. It’s what we do, it is what we know we need to do. But have you ever heard of a homeowners insurance vacancy clause? Consider three scenarios that could trigger a homeowners insurance vacancy clause You know the familiar adage #LifeHappens. As we opined…

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Baby Boomers Ready For Retirement

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Baby Boomer Couple Consider Retirement

Depending on your own age, you are either overly familiar with the baby boomer generation because you are a baby boomer, or you have an “arm’s length” familiarity being the child or grandchild of baby boomers. Be that as it may, since the youngest baby boomers will turn 55 in 2019, our John Bailey Company team would like to focus the lens to learn how baby boomers ready for retirement….

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Happiness – Is there an APP for that?

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Happiness vs Pleasure

News flash! 2018 is behind us and 2019 is here. Per usual, for the past two months probably all of us have offered greetings to friends, family, associates, and perfect strangers: “Happy Thanksgiving,” “Happy Hanukkah,” “Merry Christmas,” “Happy Kwanzaa,” and “Happy New Year!” As we extended these greetings, maybe we struggled with what types of gifts to consider for our loved ones, particularly our children. Perhaps we want(ed) to believe…

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Risk Management – Is Your Business Connected?

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Technology Smart Sensors Risk Management

Do you own a business? Or perhaps you serve on the risk management team for your employer? Over the years, via our blog and as a service for our John Bailey Company commercial customers, we often discuss new aspects of risk management. Considering the internet of things (IoT) is critical in all aspects of our lives, today we pose a question: Risk management – is your business connected? Predicting and…

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Children and Technology – Minding the 5 C’s

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Children and Technology - Minding the 5 C's

As 2018 winds down, many families are preparing for the December holidays. Perhaps this Thanksgiving holiday you spent time with multi-generations of your family. If so, did you notice how many kept their eyes focused on their iPhones, iPads/Tablets, or Smartphones? Did you really engage with each other or did the day pass with limited personal interaction? With this in mind, it occurred to our John Bailey Company team that…

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