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Life Insurance Solutions: 5 Myths Debunked

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Dad holding his daughter's hand

If you ask five people how life insurance works and how to select a policy, you’ll likely get five different answers. For some reason, there are so many myths and misconceptions surrounding this important personal finance product. But, it doesn’t have to be that complex. Armed with the right information, you can feel confident about purchasing a policy that can protect your loved ones. It’s also a good idea to…

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A Look Back

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photo credit: theilr As our office celebrated bookkeeper Clara Williams retirement last week – she gave us a great rundown of some milestones for our agency.  Clara has been with us for over 25 years – and been working in the Knoxville Insurance business for over 40.  Here are some of the progressions we’ve made over history: 1980:  Current owner and President John Clarke comes to work as a commercial insurance agent  for John…

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Friends Rock!

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photo credit: heyu1021 Rusty….we haven’t posted since August of 2009.  I find it necessary today to say thank you to a few people who have encouraged and inspired me to get back in the saddle and blog about our insurance agency. John Bailey Company stopped blogging because we felt like we lost the online yellow brick road.  I always thought it would just come to us as we test the waters…but…

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Knoxville Commercial Insurance

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photo credit: kreg.steppe We love the world of business, who would have thought we would have fun selling this stuff! So many times, I have had people turn cheek when I say the words “insurance agent.” The funny thing is despite the commission-hungry salesman stigma associated with an insurance agent, we are numb to this response. I personally enjoy reviewing how a client manages their business and from that I…

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Shopping Auto Insurance in Knoxville, TN

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photo credit: tedkerwin It seems everywhere you turn someone, or something is selling auto insurance. From handing out business cards and the elevator speech at your knoxville networking session, to hundreds of website companies, and even funny tv commercials promissing a savings of hundreds of dollars. Insurance companies have gone to the mattress to close the deal, they offer insurance discounts for newly married couples, multiple policy discounts for homeowners,…

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Home Investment Insurance Agency

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photo credit: That Other Paper John Bailey Company is fortunate enough to own another insurance agency, which is operated in house at our 1011 N. Broadway office. In fact, Home Investment Insurance Agency was the first Knoxville insurance agency John Clarke owned (1987 purchase date). He purchased John Bailey Company in 1997. At that time he decided to push the agencies in 2 separate directions. Home Investment became the high-risk…

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What Companies does John Bailey Company Represent?

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This is a great question. John Bailey Company believes, we represent many of the best insurance companies in the industry. While we have several in house mainstream insurance carriers, we also work with “niche” insurance brokers, which allows us to again insure outside the box. In a soft market, these relationships are extremely important as we work to create insurance options for our clients. Below is a list of our…

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What is an independent insurance agent?

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Many people I have spoken to recently don’t understand what a Knoxville independent insurance agency is, or does. In a world full of insurance franchises, corporations, web companies, and even banks selling insurance the independent insurance agency exists as the true insurance entrepreneur. Knoxville is very fortunate to have such a great group of insurance entrepreneurs. At John Bailey Company we believe in our staff, in fact we encourage them…

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Going Green

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It should be easy! It is at home……I have curbside recycling for about $3 a month (now tell me again why I am paying them to pick up something they are going to sell?) and toss my aluminum, tin, plastic, glass and newspaper in a tub and drag it to the street once every two weeks. Egg shells, tea bags and coffee grounds go in the compost heap and once…

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A Knoxville Insurance Agency Blog

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John Bailey Company is extremely excited to have a place to discuss our culture, the current insurance market, relationships and clients, issues, and community. Casey Peters designed The Bailey Post and together we have created the Young Professionals of Knoxville (YPK), Knoxify, and Instaknox. Thanks for stopping by, for more information about our passion to insure our clients with integrity, service, and expertise see our insurance agency website.