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  1. Get Your Car Ready for the Cold!

    by Scarlett Boutchyard

    Cold weather is fast approaching and the 2014-2015 Farmer’s Almanac is calling for a colder and SNOWIER winter for Eastern North Carolina than most are used to. Predictions are that we will be in the path, and effected by, 8 major snow storms this winter! If you have never made cold weather preparations for your […]

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  2. Halloween Home Safety Tips

    by Scarlett Boutchyard

    Category: Stay Covered

    As you prepare for the ghosts, goblins, princesses and warriors that will be converging on your doorstep Halloween night, buckets and pillowcases held out and the glow of sugar crystals in their eyes, take heed of a few safety tips that will ensure it’s all treats and no tricks. Be sure the path to your […]

  3. Common Insurance Myths vs. Reality

    by Scarlett Boutchyard

    Category: Stay Covered

    I read an article the other day from the Insurance Journal about 10 common Insurance myths. I wanted to share a few of theseĀ on our page and give a little more detail on the reality. Myth: Home Insurance should be for the real estate market value of a home Reality: Your home should be insured […]

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  4. Another Data Breach?

    by Scarlett Boutchyard

    Category: Stay Covered

    In 2014 alone, there have been nearly $1 Billion records stolen due to data breaches. Kmart, Dairy Queen, Home Depot, JP Morgan Chase, Gmail, and Ebay are just some of the companies that have fallen victim, along with their customers. These companies are well aware of the threat of cyber hacking and invest a great […]

  5. Don’t Let the Cooler Weather Fool You

    by Scarlett Boutchyard

    Category: Stay Covered

    Ahh… The cooler weather of October is upon us. Don’t let the mild days and chilly nights fool you into thinking the threat of severe weather is in hibernation! October on the east coast has historically been a very active month for hurricanes, tornadoes, and severe storms. In fact, while North Carolina may have been […]

  6. Why Is Life Insurance Important Now More Than Ever?

    by Scarlett Boutchyard

    Category: Stay Covered

    Years ago, life insurance was typically sold by men, to men, for men’s families. That was back during a time when the majority of women were stay at home mothers and homemakers, and men were the sole bread winners. Policies wereĀ marketed as an investment vehicle, butĀ the primary benefit was to cover expenses in the event […]

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  7. Cheaper Insurance at What Cost?

    by Scarlett Boutchyard

    Category: Stay Covered

    Do you know what to look for when shopping for insurance? Unless you are an agent, a risk manager, or perhaps a contract lawyer, probably not. One of our clients learned this first hand recently when he came in to cancel the auto insurance policy he had purchased just 10 days earlier. Always wanting to […]

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