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Do You Need Umbrella Insurance?

Aug 23 2018 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... more

Protecting Your Home: Understanding Your Home Insurance Policy

May 9 2018 As a homeowner, one of the most important aspects of your home isn’t something you use daily. And it isn’t something flashy you show off to friends. It’s your homeowners insurance policy, and it protects you in more... more

Protect yourself from Carbon Monoxide at Home and at Work

Mar 7 2018 Every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, hundreds of people in the U.S. die from carbon-monoxide (CO) poisoning-and the invisible, odorless gas sickens thousands more. The numbers seem... more

Insuring Jewelry: How to Know if Your Coverage is Enough

Feb 5 2018 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... more

How to Lower Your Auto Insurance Bill

Nov 15 2017 It’s easy to lower your insurance costs - especially if you have a great driving record, or don’t mind having higher deductibles. Who doesn’t want to pay less for car insurance? Billions of dollars are spent on ad... more

Three Ways a Pool May Affect Your Homeowners Insurance

Sep 8 2017 That oh-so-covetable experience of taking a dip in your very own pool? Millions of American households enjoy it, at least when the weather’s nice. With the summer heat ratcheting up, you may be coming down with a... more

Easy to Forget Cleaning Projects

Aug 4 2017 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... more

Heavy Rain? Be on the Lookout for Heavy Damage

Jul 14 2017 Your home protects you from the elements, but heavy rains can weaken that protection. With a little maintenance and a lot of vigilance, it’s not hard to stay safe and dry. Spring rainstorms are a fact of life in many... more

Want a Safer Home? Consider these Inexpensive Fixes

Jun 2 2017 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... more

Love Bites – Get Umbrella Coverage

Apr 7 2017 In today’s economy, everyone is pinching pennies. So why worry about umbrella coverage? Shouldn’t a home and auto policy leave you adequately covered? Unfortunately, we live in a world of lawsuits. Large damages can be... more

Car Shopping With Safety in Mind

Mar 3 2017 You’ve heard all the talk about driverless cars. Yet we’re still years away from living in a world where you can just tell your car where to go and then kick back and relax with a book or your phone. Even still,... more

Teen Driving Safety

Mar 3 2017 Talking to Your Teen About Safe Driving When teens begin to drive, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the National Safety Council, the sobering statistics start to pile up:Car... more

Safety Tips for Your Summer Swims

Aug 5 2016 When the sun is out and the weather’s warm, people flock to the water — whether it’s the beach, a lake, a river or a backyard pool. But, wherever there’s water, there’s also danger. According to the U.S. Centers for... more

What Should Go in Your Home Safe (or Safe-Deposit Box)?

Jun 6 2016 Spring has arrived, which means it’s time to clean the cobwebs out of the corners, organize the closets and so forth. While you’re at it, don’t forget to revisit the important documents and other items you have in your... more

The Type of Fire Extinguisher Every Home Should Have

May 16 2016 This article gives tips about obtaining and maintaining fire extinguishers in your home. Imagine that day when you have a small fire that could be extinguished but you do not have the proper extinguisher in your home to... more

Navigate Rainy Roadways With Care

Apr 1 2016 It’s just rain — how much impact can it really have on your driving?The answer: a lot. You’re likely to experience lower visibility, reduced traction and increased difficulty in handling your car both during and after a... more

Identity Protection Tips for Tax Season

Mar 4 2016 What’s the most important number for you this tax season? The amount of your refund? The amount you owe? The number of hours spent poring over all the other numbers? All of those are pretty important, but none of them... more

How to Avoid Animal-Vehicle Collisions

Jan 12 2016 About 2 million times every year, animals and cars collide on U.S. roadways — often causing serious and even fatal injuries to drivers and passengers, along with about $1 billion in damage, according to the U.S.... more

Thrifty Security: Burglar-Proof Your Home for the Holidays

Dec 4 2015 It's not unusual, when you set out on that holiday trip, to look back at the house a little nervously. Sure, you remembered to lock the doors, but just how secure are things? What might happen while you're away?One way... more

The Right Tires for Winter Driving

Nov 13 2015 It's easy to forget about your tires when it comes to vehicle safety. But with winter weather already in many parts of the country, tires are an important aspect you should keep in mind. Your tires can be the... more

Safe, Secure Shopping: Tips for Black Friday

Nov 6 2015 It's become almost as much a part of Thanksgiving as turkey and football: Black Friday, the morning-after (or in some cases evening-after) shopping spree. It's the biggest shopping day of the year, an event in its own... more

Your Home Maintenance Checklist for Fall

Oct 2 2015 Fall brings more than just changing leaves and shorter days. In many areas, it also comes with a shift in weather conditions that can have a serious impact on your home. And, don’t forget, winter is right around the... more

4 Ways to Help All Children Have a Great School Year

Sep 8 2015 It's back-to-school time, and, if you have school-age children, your household is likely bustling with activity and filling up with books and backpacks. There are other households and school districts in your community,... more

Keep Cool While Keeping Your Energy Costs Down

Aug 10 2015 Two thirds of households in America have air conditioners, according to the U.S. Department of Energy — and they spend a total of $11 billion each year running them. Our guess is that most of those households (which... more

Tips for a Safe Fourth of July — From Food to Fireworks

Jul 2 2015 Memorial Day might be the unofficial start of summer, but Independence Day is when the season truly kicks into high gear. July 4 is a holiday that has something for everyone, whether you like to host (or attend)... more

Commuting by Bike: How to Get to the Office on Two Wheels

Jun 5 2015 There are plenty of great reasons to bike to work: Commuters who ride save money on gas and car insurance, stay fit and help the environment (they don’t get stuck in traffic, either). And they even have fun — as long... more

Getting Your Boat Out of Storage and Into the Water

May 4 2015 Spring is here, and you’re ready to get out on the water. But is your boat ready? Even if you’ve kept it properly stored for the winter and protected from the elements, there are still a number of things you need to... more

Spring Into Home Maintenance Mode in Tennessee

Apr 6 2015 Spring is a time for rejuvenation, and, as the weather gets warmer here in Collierville, Tennessee, and the days grow longer, there's a positive energy in the air. Many people decide it's the perfect time for... more

How to Create Your First Garden This Spring

Mar 9 2015 From genetically modified crops to the environmental and health effects of pesticides, more and more Tennessee residents are questioning whether they should grow what they eat. Wherever you stand on the issues... more

Helping Seniors Have a Wonderful Winter

Feb 6 2015 Slippery sidewalks. Freezing temperatures. Power outages. Winter isn't always a wonderland. If you regularly lend a hand to a senior friend or family member here in Tennessee, it may be a good time of the year to... more

Holiday Safety Tips for Your Four-Legged Friends

Dec 5 2014 As a nation, our pets are like family, so let's make sure they enjoy the holidays with us while staying safe. As a general rule of thumb, always keep pets on a regular routine, even during the holiday season. Don't let... more

Make Home Safety a Priority While You’re Away for the Holidays

Nov 10 2014 The holidays can be a great time to get out of town to visit family you rarely get to see, hit the slopes or flee to the beach. Regardless of how you spend your time away, you need to ensure your house stays safe while... more

Essential Safety Tips for Nighttime Boating

Oct 3 2014 If you own a boat (or better yet, as the joke goes, you know someone who does), you've probably thought about spending some evenings on the water - especially in the summertime. It's a great thought, of course. But,... more

5 Tips for Organizing Your Home for the New School Year

Sep 5 2014 Yes, it's already time to start thinking about school again. Getting a head start can pay big dividends for you and your kids as they head back to class. But, it's not just what they need for school that matters. It's... more

Celebrate National Night Out With Your Neighbors

Aug 1 2014 In 1984, National Night Out - "America's Night Out Against Crime" - began as a way to promote crime prevention through neighborhood camaraderie. Since then, according to the National Association of Town Watch (NATW),... more

Keep Water from Going Where it Shouldn't

May 2 2014 One of the most disheartening experiences is to find flooding or extreme water damage to your treasured home. At Collierville, we know you want to protect what's important. That's why we're offering these tips to help... more

A Little Extra Caution Can Go a Long Way While Driving at Night

Apr 4 2014 While fall and winter have their own pleasures, longer nights mean increased danger on the roads. You might think you drive just as well at night, but consider this: Even though nighttime driving accounts for just 23%... more

Home Security Tips

Mar 10 2014 Everyone wants to keep their home safe from burglars or intruders, but not everyone wants to have an alarm system installed. There are plenty of people who prefer the do-it-yourself route, whether it's home improvement... more

Five Sure-Fire Ways to Get Your Car Stolen

Feb 7 2014 Most people would say their car is one of the most valuable assets they own – if not the most valuable. Despite that, however, some people make it downright easy for thieves to drive off in their pride and joy. At... more

Protect Your Family From the "Silent Killer"

Jan 3 2014 Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless, invisible gas that results when certain fuels do not burn completely. And it can be deadly. That's why it's important to know how to prevent it, detect it, and protect yourself... more

Make Sure Your Pets Travel Well for the Holidays

Dec 6 2013 The holiday season is here - time to eat good food and join together with loved ones. For many who have families far away, this is also is the time to pack up and get out of Tennessee. If you are gearing up to travel... more

Make Football Season Fun and Safe

Nov 1 2013 Finally, we're welcoming fall, that eagerly anticipated season when we get to enjoy cooler temps, colorful leaves and, of course, football season in Tennessee. Football brings with it a whole host of seasonal activities... more

A Different Season Means Different Dangers For Motorcyclists

Oct 7 2013 Fall is a wonderful time to be outside on your bike, thanks to the crisp, cool weather and changing colors of the landscape. Staying safe on the road in autumn requires some special precautions, however. Because we at... more

Back to School Safety Reminders

Sep 6 2013 The end of summer in Tennessee means many things, such as cooler weather, shorter days and ... the start of football! But most important, it means kids are headed back to school. And that means we all should be extra... more

Flood Insurance - What You Should Know

Aug 2 2013 You've probably heard this horror story before - someone loses a home due to a flood and learns after the fact that standard homeowners insurance doesn't cover flood damage. At Collierville we want you to be educated... more

When Things go BOOM in the Night - Fireworks Safety

Jul 1 2013 For most of us, the Fourth of July is a time to enjoy the company of family and friends, having fun and creating memories - whether at home or away But for some families, the holiday is a nightmare. Each year, homes in... more

Do You Own a Classic Car of the Future?

Jun 3 2013 There's nothing quite like driving a speedy, shiny classic car that turns heads and starts conversations. In fact, the beauty and elegance of old collectibles - like the 1964 Aston Martin DB5, the 1963 Corvette Sting... more

A Time to Celebrate Mothers

May 1 2013 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 Collierville, we thought it would be fun to give you a little of... more

Get Ready to Safely 'Spring Forward'

Mar 1 2013 Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday, March 10, 2013, for most places in the United States, so don't forget to set your clock forward one hour. We here at Collierville want to remind you it's also a great time to improve... more

Be the Pinnacle of Health & Wellness This Winter

Feb 1 2013 It goes without saying that keeping yourself and your family healthy through the winter months in Collierville can be a challenge. When you combine chillier temps, housebound days - not to mention kids passing around... more

Protect Your Motorhome and RV From the Cold

Jan 2 2013 If you're a snowbird and you're headed away from the cold this winter to a sunnier and warmer spot, you can move on to the next article. Just know that we here at Collierville wish you a safe journey - and that we're... more

Make Sure Your Holidays Stay Happy … and Safe

Dec 3 2012 You'll no doubt hear the phrase "Happy Holidays!" about a thousand times over the next month. Here at Collierville, we'd like to change that a little bit: "Happy - and Safe - Holidays!" While the holidays certainly... more

Tips for Preparing for Your Holiday Driving Trip

Nov 1 2012 Millions of Americans will do some traveling this holiday season - the majority of it by car. Of course, winter weather creates a unique set of challenges on the roadways, whether you're simply driving around in... more

Halloween Safety: Be Ready When the Little Goblins Come Out

Oct 2 2012 It's a night full of treats for both kids and adults in Collierville. 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 - mean... more

When the Kids Head for College, Put “Insurance 101" on Your Class List

Sep 5 2012 It's an exciting time when your child heads off to college. Whether they're attending school in Tennessee or have moved all the way across the country, there were a ton of things to get done last month, but did you... more

Get the Most Out of Your RV This Summer

Aug 1 2012 There's nothing quite like taking a road trip in an RV. Whether you're headed to somewhere nearby or somewhere farther away this summer, Collierville Insurance Agency wants you to get the most out of your travels.... more

Make Your Vacation a Great One

Jul 2 2012 Whether you're planning a trip to a local attraction in Tennessee this summer, or headed all the way across the country, you want your vacation to be relaxing. It's a getaway from work, not to mention your day-to-day... more

A Home Inventory Will Help You Know What You Own

Jun 4 2012 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 Tennessee, you may own much more... more

Safety Tips for Your Boat Trailer

May 1 2012 When purchasing a trailer in Tennessee or elsewhere, stay within recommended capacity guidelines. When determining capacity, remember to include the weight of fuel and accessories in addition to the weight of the craft.... more

Tornadoes Happen Every Year - Are You Prepared?

Apr 2 2012 You don't have to be directly hit by a tornado in Tennessee to experience damage. Taking some time to prepare could save you thousands of dollars and hours of clean-up. Know What Your Insurance Covers and How Much You... more

Spring is Coming!

Mar 1 2012 With the days getting longer and the weather getting warmer, we're starting to think about spring. (Or at least hoping that springtime is coming, anyway.) And whether spring arrives on time, we've got you covered with... more

Prepare for Driving In Bad Weather Before You Hit the Road

Feb 1 2012 Rain, fog, sleet, snow, ice and wind... bad weather is the enemy of every driver in Tennessee. Collierville wants you and your employees to be safe. Even if you are satisfied that your vehicle and all of its components... more

Things to Keep in Mind When Buying a Car

Jan 3 2012 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... more

Is Your Home Energy Efficient?

Dec 1 2011 Drafty windows. Leaky faucets. Dirty air filters. All are common issues here in the Mid-South, and they're not only annoying - these things cost you money in decreased energy efficiency and higher utility bills all year... more

Make Sure Your Home is Ready for Winter

Nov 2 2011 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 Collierville recommends to help ensure... more

Understanding Identity Theft

Oct 4 2011 Your identity belongs to you. Here are some suggestions from Collierville to help you protect it. One smart and effective way to protect yourself against identity theft is to prevent it. If your identity is stolen, you'... more

Disaster Preparedness, FEMA and More

Sep 1 2011 If the unthinkable happens, Collierville understands that your most valuable assets are more than just items on a balance sheet. That information is critical during a time of catastrophe. Sites to Check Out The... more

Saving Money on Classic Car Insurance in Tennessee

Aug 1 2011 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 Tennessee. Before you buy If you're thinking of... more

Summer Means More Teens in the Workplace

Jul 13 2011 Business news often reports that it's difficult for teenagers to find work here in Tennessee but nonetheless, as summer approaches thousands of teenagers will enter the workforce, many for the first time. This is an... more

More Than a Tarp to Keep Your Boat Covered

Jun 16 2011 Whether you own a Jet Ski, a small ski boat, fishing boat, or a 26 foot cruiser, knowing that you're covered by the right insurance should give you the peace of mind to relax and enjoy every minute on the water. What We... more



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