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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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Protect Your Most Cherished Possessions

If you're like most people, there are certain items you own that you can't imagine ever losing - possessions you deeply cherish or those that would be impossible to replace due to the cost of re-purchasing them or...

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A Time to Celebrate Mothers

As the second Sunday of May nears, it's time to think of ways to celebrate mothers - although, of course, that's a worthy pursuit at any time of year! At Bailey Place Insurance, we thought it would be fun to give you a...

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What's Maggie Been Up To?

I've had a busy summer. A family of ducks on the pond near our house greeted me twice a day on our walks. When we got to the pond, the mom and her 3 chicks paddled furiously to see me. At first it was more than I...

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Halloween Safety: Be Ready When the Little Goblins Come Out

It's a night full of treats for both kids and adults in Dryden and Cortland. But a number of factors - including lots of people walking in the dark, the threat of wet and stormy weather, strangers coming to your door -...

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There is Still Time to Get the Most Out of Your RV This Year

There's nothing quite like taking a road trip in an RV. Whether you're headed to somewhere nearby or somewhere farther away, Bailey Place Insurance wants you to get the most out of your travels. We put a few links...

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Pool Safety Tips for the Summer and all Year Round

We've included some Pool Safety tips in anticipation of time with family and friends this summer from www.poolsafely.gov Parents and families can build on their current safety systems at pools and spas by adopting...

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A Home Inventory Will Help You Know What You Own

Why should I have a home inventory? - Your furniture and appliances, clothing, sports or hobby equipment, and electronic goods are all regarded as personal property. Like many people in Upstate New York, you may own...

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Be Safe on Your Motorcycle

To stay safe on streets of the Dryden, Cortland and Ithaca area, you need the right skills to control your ride, and the best safety equipment just in case something happens. Bailey Place Insurance cares about your...

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Boat Insurance Basics

Your boat could be one of the more expensive purchases you'll make, right after your home and cars. So, although boat insurance is not always mandatory, it is important to get your ducks in a row before your launch. Let'...

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Meet Jake!

Jake is a ten year old yellow lab owned by Sarah and Ryan McKinley, daughter and son-in-law of Chuck Spaulding. Jake was born at Mateer Labs, a Labrador breeder in Slippery Rock, PA. Jake's lifelong passion is...

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Things to Keep in Mind When Buying a Car

Buying a new car is an exciting time - but it can also be stressful. After all, you're trying to get the best deal on price, while also deciding on the make, model and features you need. We can't really help you become...

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Is Your Home Energy Efficient?

Drafty windows. Leaky faucets. Dirty air filters. All are common issues here in New York, and they're not only annoying - they also cost you money in decreased energy efficiency and higher utility bills. Would you like...

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Shopping Safety Tips for the Holidays and All Year Long

Shopping during the holiday season can present unique danger. Taking a few prevention measures can help keep your holiday season joyous. The holiday season is a time when busy people can become careless and vulnerable...

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Make Sure Your Home is Ready for Winter

Summer has ended, but there's no need to fret: Fall brings with it crisp, cool days, wonderful colors - and football season! It also brings with it a few maintenance tasks that Bailey Place Insurance recommends to help...

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Understanding Identity Theft

Your identity belongs to you. Here are some suggestions from Bailey Place Insurance to help you protect it. In addition to purchasing insurance which will respond if something does happen, a smart and effective way to...

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Bailey Place Insurance Launches a New and Improved Website!

Welcome to the new & improved Bailey Place Insurance website and blog. We are really pleased to include many new capabilities, including a mobile site that can be bookmarked on your smart phone to quickly access...

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Losses and Lessons: Corvette Catastrophe

In keeping with the theme of recent blog posts, this article by Hagerty seemed timely. Let us know your thoughts or experiences. Thanks! VEHICLE COVERED: 1966 Corvette WHAT WENT WRONG: Sometimes a car is so...

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Saving Money on Collector Car Insurance in Central New York

How much you pay for insurance depends on many factors. Following the suggestions below may help you lower the cost of your classic car or collector vehicle insurance in New York. Before you buy If you're thinking of...

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RV & Motorhome Safety Tips

Avoid any delays and unexpected problems when you take your recreational vehicle or motorhome out for what should be a relaxing trip. Follow some of our suggestions below, and consider investing in some maintenance and...

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