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  • Open Enrollment Ends December 15!

    Open Enrollment

    Two Weeks Left in Open Enrollment As you know, open enrollment for health insurance is going on now through December 15th. What exactly does this mean? It means you have two weeks to finalize your plans for your 2019 health insurance. This applies for anyone, regardless of age. The only way to make changes to […]

    December 3, 2018

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    Safe Driving in Winter Weather

    Millions of Americans will be traveling this holiday season, and if it’s anything like previous years, a lot of that travel will be on the road. Last year, AAA estimated that more than 100 million Americans were planning a trip of more than 50 miles during the holidays—and that was just between Dec. 23 and […]

    November 29, 2018

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    Keep Pets Happy and Safe on Vacation

    You’re not just imagining it—a lot of people are traveling with their pets these days. According to a TripAdvisor survey of more than 1,000 travelers, 53% of those responding said they take their pets on vacation, and 52% stay only at places that welcome pets. (For some people, the “welcome” part doesn’t matter: 20% admitted […]

    November 8, 2018

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    5 Common (and Potentially Costly) Homeowners Mistakes

    Owning a home is usually a great experience. But it can also be a hassle, especially when unexpected issues pop up—whether you have a minor breakdown or a major catastrophe, it’s almost certainly going to require time and money to fix. In many instances, however, those “unexpected” issues shouldn’t really be a surprise at all, […]

    October 23, 2018

  • Have you heard about our October Food Drive?

    This October we are participating with Ameris Bank in a food drive called the Palmetto Project Weekend Backpack Program. This program helps feed homeless children in Richland County over the weekends when they are not able to get meals at school. By donating single serving items like instant oatmeal or fruit cups, you are helping […]

    October 22, 2018

  • Five Ways to Protect Your Personal Electronic Data

    Online data breaches are just an unfortunate fact of life now—as the New York Times put it, you might as well assume that your personal information has been taken, because cyberattacks happen all the time. That’s why we recommend Safeco’s identity-recovery coverage, available for just $1 a month for our homeowners customers. It’s best if you […]

    October 2, 2018

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    Meet this fall’s TIA Interns!

    This semester we are fortunate to have two interns from the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina. Kailey Flannelly, a Finance and Risk Management & Insurance senior will be graduating this December and Caroline Robinson, a Finance and Marketing senior will be graduating this upcoming May. Both Caroline and Kailey […]

    September 27, 2018

  • TURBEVILLE INSURANCE AGENCY HIRES JACK GODBOLD TO SPEARHEAD SMALL COMMERCIAL INSURANCE DIVISION

    Columbia, SC (September 21, 2018) – Turbeville Insurance Agency (TIA) recently hired Jack Godbold to the company’s executive team as the Small Commercial Lines Director. In this role, Godbold will also oversee many of TIA’s high valued homeowner policies. Godbold comes to the agency with a 28-year background in the insurance industry. His career began […]

    September 21, 2018

  • Kids Are Heading Back to School — Let’s Keep Them Safe

    The end of summer means many things, such as cooler weather, shorter days and … the start of football is here! But most important, it means kids are headed back to school. And that means we all should be extra careful on the roads, in school zones and around buses. Don’t forget to watch for […]

    September 14, 2018

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