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The Best day of School is the Last day of School

June 25, 2019

The Best Day of School is the Last Day of School- It is a song that I hear the kids singing loud and clear on this day every year. The sing it loud and proud as they march out my door and in the door of the school. They deliver their teacher notes, they watch…

Broker Agent vs. Captive Agent

June 18, 2019

There is a dirty secret your agent doesn’t want you to know. If you are in the market for insurance, you may have heard the terms “broker agent” and “captive agent” tossed around. While both are professionals in the insurance industry, these two job titles have some distinct differences. Both insurance brokers and insurance agents…

First Time Home Buyer Insurance

June 12, 2019

The perfect house is out there: You will find it, we will insure it. You’ve seen the HGTV shows. He sells pencils under a bridge, she is a butterfly wing surgeon and they somehow have a budget of 1.5 million dollars. They have found their dream home, or their nightmare home that will turn into…

Good Coffee and Bad Guitar for this Insurance Agent

June 10, 2019

This weekends good coffee and bad guitar is shredding my fingers. The Bob Marley tune is hard to get the rhythm right while singing. (Um, also to hit the 2 and 4 instead if the 1 and 3). The STP song is a real push for me to play these barre chords. These fingers consult…

Summer is coming in Dutchess County New York

May 20, 2019

And to Orange County, New York, so don’t worry. It’s not exclusive to where I drive. Summer this year is for pools, dogs, guitar and cold drinks. Check us out on social if you want to get to know us better. www.facebook.com/shoparoundinsurance www.instagram.com/shoparoundinsurance  

Vacant Land in the County

May 15, 2019

Do you own a piece of vacant land in Orange County, Dutchess County, in the Catskills, or Adirondacks or any of the surrounding areas in New York State? Do you know if you have liability coverage for something that happens on that land? What if someone falls on it and gets hurt? Do you allowing…

Lawns in the Hudson Valley.

May 10, 2019

Our little newsletter is emailed all over the country. We have subscribers on all 3 coasts. Here in Poughkeepsie it hasn’t stopped raining long enough to get the lawn mower out of the shed. As I sit in Washingtonville in Orange County, NY it is again overcast and sprinkling. A few years ago I posted…

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