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Are You Overpaying to be Underinsured?

Technically, I’m a millennial, though I loathe the designation. I was born in 1983, so I barely made the cut for some demographers’ broad, sweeping designation of my generation. Yet, despite my “youth,” I can barely check my email account, and my use of emojis is not “lit,” as the kids say. Seriously. Until about…

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Special Weather Statement

Action Recommended: Avoid the subject event as per the instructions Issued by: Knoxville/Tri-Cities – TN, US, National Weather Service …SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING ACROSS THE PLATEAU, PARTS OF THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN TENNESSEE VALLEY, AND SOUTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA… …RAIN CHANGING TO SNOW SHOWERS ACROSS THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT… A STRONG STORM SYSTEM WILL…

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I Don’t Want To Be Your Insurance Agent

Remember the old curmudgeon coach from Vince Vaughn’s cult classic, Dodgeball? Ah, yes; Patches O’Houlihan. As he inspired his underdog team, he constantly reminded them of the five “D’s” of dodgeball — dodge, duck, dip, dive, and dodge.” It seems that old adage crosses industry lines.  “Hi, I’m an insurance agent.” Immediately, they dodge,…

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Chattanooga on Lonely Planet’s “Best In The U.S.”

 We placed #3 on Lonely Planet’s “Best in The U.S.” 3. Chattanooga, Tennessee Once little more than a pit stop between Atlanta and Nashville, the nature-centric ‘Noog has transformed itself into a bastion of elevated Southern living. Outdoor enthusiasts flock to Chattanooga for some of the best rock climbing in the country, myriad hiking and mountain…

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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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Christmas Tree Fire Safety

Christmas season is upon us.  With that comes decorating your home and setting up your Christmas Tree.  Whether real or fake there are steps you should take to make sure your family is safe from the increased risk of fires.  The National Fire Protection Association has provided some excellent information about Christmas Tree Fire Safety.…

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Chris Burcham & Jack Smith Join The American Insurance Group

  Chris Burcham                             Jack Smith Chattanooga, TN – Chris Burcham and Jack Smith recently joined The American Insurance Group as an Account Executives. Mr. Burcham is a native of Chattanooga. Following high school in West Tennessee, he attended the University of Tennessee…

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