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Young, Hungry, and Never Complacent

The average age of an insurance agent is 60. Sixty! Full disclosure – I’m 23, and the oldest member of our agency is 34. I’m roughly 40% the age of the average agent, just a couple of years removed from my time at the University of Georgia. It still costs me seven gold doubloons to…

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When Should I Review My Personal Insurance?

Let’s be frank – insurance isn’t something you typically wake up thinking about. I suspect you’re more worried about getting the kids off to school, about traffic, or thinking about what tasks you need to complete at work that day. And while insurance doesn’t need to be on the top of your mind (that’s why…

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Flood Insurance: Reauthorization

President Trump signed legislation to extend funding for the National Flood Insurance Program through March 23rd, 2018. Full details provide by FEMA. “Congress must periodically renew the NFIP’s statutory authority to operate. On February 9, 2018, the President signed legislation passed by both houses of Congress that extends the National Flood Insurance Program’s (NFIP’s) authorization…

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Scott Simmons Joins The American Insurance Group

Chattanooga, TN – Scott Simmons has joined The American Insurance Group, LLC as Partner and Chief Operating Officer, effective September 18, 2017. Mr. Simmons, a Chattanooga native and graduate of The McCallie School, brings a diverse educational and professional background to the company. Mr. Simmons graduated from the University of Tennessee with a B.S. in…

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