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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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Summer 2017 Newsletter

Click here to read our Summer newsletter! All-Mode Communications and the Cortland Standard are featured in our Customer Spotlight. There’s some good information on flood insurance, motorcycle season, and a special...

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Special Landlord Edition of The Quill

Bailey Place Insurance is your local agency specializing in rental property policies. Click here for our special edition newsletter, specifically for landlords, and you will find information on:Security Systems Provide...

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Spring 2017 Newsletter

Click here to read our Spring newsletter! In our Customer Spotlights, there are interesting stories about First National Bank of Dryden and Cortland Repertory Theatre. Enjoy the read and take the opportunity to share...

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Myth: You Don’t Need Business Coverage Because You Work at Home

- - Actually, most homeowner’s insurance policies don’t cover business-related damages that occur in a home office. Too many home based small business owners find this out only after they go to file a claim.Even if...

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What If My Teenager Is Being Bullied?

- Despite our collective efforts to teach teens about cybersafety, they can still be victimized by youth who cyberbully. Moreover, cyberbullying can be an extension of bullying that teens are experiencing in school,...

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Car Safety and your Teen

Talking to Your Teen About Car SafetyWhen teens begin to drive a car, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the National Safety Council, the sobering statistics start to pile up:Car...

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7 Driving Habits That Are Bad for Your Car

No matter how safe you are behind the wheel, you’ve probably done things like: Shift into drive while the car is still rolling backward. Ride the brakes on steep hills. Roll into the gas station on empty. Guilty? If so,...

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Winter 2017 Newsletter

Click here to read our Winter 2017 newsletter! In our Customer Spotlights, there are interesting stories about Melodyland Restaurant and Baker-Miller Lumber Company. Please take this opportunity to check out our...

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Taking Stock in the New Year

I believe that the beginning of a new year is a great time to reflect on the past and take stock of the present so we can better prepare for the future. We should consider those aspects of our lives that could be...

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