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COVID-19 and farm insurance: is your agribusiness adequately covered?

Farmers are being recognized as heroes in 2020 for having kept us fed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s a quick look at how farmers and ranchers fared during these trying times. Some farmers sweated, suffered; some...

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Bryan Johnstone of Pepper, Johnstone & Company bestowed prestigious Traveler’s National Producer Council appointment

Pepper, Johnstone & Company today announces that Bryan Johnstone, President, has been appointed to the National Producer Council for Traveler’s Insurance, a prominent nationwide business, personal, and specialty...

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Four exciting ways community involvement improves your business' reputation

“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” -- Winston Churchill Many businesses exploit community involvement as a means to an end. A way to get new referrals and clients. A way to get free...

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Don’t believe local independent insurance agencies are right for you? Listen to our clients

Business owners looking for insurance want more than an agent. They want a trusted insurance advisor who will listen to their needs and look out for their best interests. We know you have a business to run: sales and...

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Forget Geico, State Farm, and Allstate: independent insurance agents offer more for less

So, you’re shopping insurance rates. Maybe you’re a homeowner who just refinanced your home. You’re excited about your savings. You’re on a roll and want to see if you can lower your home insurance too. Perhaps you’ve...

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Home service contractors: are the workers you hire insured?

Imagine embarking on that home remodeling project you and your spouse have been dreaming of for years. You’ve now got the money saved up to redo your kitchen, and the day finally comes where the workers show up. They...

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When Catastrophes Strike: Preparing Your Business in Limestone County

Let's say that one of our Limestone County summer tornadoes damages your business facility beyond repair. Or torrential rains flood your operation, ruining furniture and important equipment. Although we don’t often want...

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Insuring Your Business As It Scales

The world of startups is like the wild west of modern business. Countless small, young companies are competing to bring new services that help improve our society and the world at large. One of the toughest aspects of...

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Hardening of the insurance industry

The insurance industry has seen many changes over the years. New risks come and old risks fade, and in between, there’s much nuance pertaining to how it affects both the industry and consumers. We here at Pepper,...

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Cyber attacks on your business: are you prepared?

In an earlier blog post we talked about cyber liability insurance. Today, we here at Pepper, Johnstone & Company would like to revisit this topic. Amid the accelerating use of digital and remote technologies as more...

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