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Insuring Jewelry: How to Know if Your Coverage is Enough

A ring from a loved one. A bracelet handed down through generations. A watch or necklace marking a special occasion. Every reason you treasure a piece of fine jewelry is a reason it should be insured. However, calling...

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Winter 2018 Newsletter

Click here to read our Winter newsletter! Bailey Place Insurance is celebrating 160 years! The roots of this company can be traced back to a Main Street office in 1858. The history of local businesses, Cort-Lanes and...

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This picture was taken from the 1958 Cortland County Sesquicentennial yearbook.

In 1958 we celebrated 100 years on Main Street in Cortland. This year we celebrate 160!

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Tips for Buying a Safe Car

You’ve heard all the talk about driverless cars - but unfortunately, we’re still years away from living in a world where you just tell your car where to go, kick back and relax with a book (or, more likely, your phone)....

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Keep Your Home Secure Against Holiday Burglars

Remember the movie Home Alone? Don't let your house be the target of a holiday burglary, especially if you'll be out of town. Keep doors locked. This almost goes without saying, but make sure you keep your doors and...

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Ways to Prevent Porch Pirates from Pilfering Your Packages

There’s almost nothing more convenient than online ordering. But when your work hours don’t align with the delivery schedule, it can leave a nice crime of opportunity for package thieves. One study by InsuranceQuotes....

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Fall 2017 Newsletter

Click here to read our Fall newsletter! Shipwreck Amusement and The Frame Shop are featured in our Customer Spotlight. In this quarter’s newsletter we focus on weather disasters, cyber security and we’ve also addressed...

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What do you have to lose? Would an Umbrella policy make sense?

One of the most certain things in life is uncertainty. Your dog could bite the neighbor’s kid. Your teen driver could hit a cyclist. A guest could fall down your stairs. A rainy morning commute on worn-out tires could...

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Want a Safer Home? Consider these Inexpensive Fixes

Home improvement: It’s a never-ending process for many people, and for those of us who aren’t necessarily handy, it can be a hassle, too. But there are plenty of simple maintenance tasks and other improvements you can...

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Easy to Forget Cleaning Projects

As a busy homeowner, it's easy to fall into the trap of pushing off tasks that maintain the long-term value of your home in favor of more pressing problems. That’s OK, to a point, as certain house-cleaning projects...

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