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It’s Tax Season. It’s Also IRS Phone Scam Season.

It’s Tax Season. Prepare Yourself for IRS Phone Scams Your phone rings. When you check, the caller ID shows it’s the IRS calling. (Three letters that can give you a sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach.) But you think to yourself: I don’t believe I

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Burn, Rake, or Mow? A Seasonal Question?

The warm days and cool nights of autumn will soon arrive along with those beautiful leaves that we all enjoy so much. As majestic as those trees look while the leaves are still attached, what do we do when leaves begin falling to the ground, covering the

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Keep Your Trick or Treaters Safe This Halloween

It’s dark, and the sidewalks are full of young kids walking up to every house on the block and declaring, “trick or treat!” — all while wearing masks. Sounds like a recipe for disaster, but we all know that Halloween is great fun for children and adults

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Heating Systems Need Preseason Maintenance & Inspection

With football season already upon us, can winter heating season be far behind? Whether you are maintaining a home heating system or equipment at your business, preventive maintenance is important, especially for hot water or steam heating boilers. Heating boilers can cause extensive damage due to explosion

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Protect Your College Student’s Possessions

Do you have a young adult attending college? College can be a fun time for the student but a stressful one for the parent. Reduce some of the stress by planning ahead to make sure your college student has appropriate insurance protection while away at school. Insurance

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Refresher on Water Sport and Boating Safety

Stay safe while enjoying the water this summer. As we enter the start of summer, people will spend more time on the water skiing, boating and riding personal watercraft. But with more people on the water comes more potential for injuries. According to the U.S. Coast Guard,

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Time to Inspect Your Deck

There are roughly 40 million wood decks in use across the U.S., most of them between 10 and 15 years old, according to the North American Deck and Railing Association (NADRA). While decks do not collapse every day, when they do, people can be injured or killed.

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Building A Better Summer Camp Experience

Careful planning can help keep summer camp fun and safe. Spring is a busy season for parents reserving spots for their children in summer camps and activities, and many health, tennis, racquet and athletic clubs are starting to ramp up for summer. If you are a club

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The Insurance Side of House Flipping

Remember insurance needs when flipping a house. It’s now a popular reality TV show scenario: A young, ambitious couple purchases a foreclosed property and flips it for a huge profit. This quick cash flow seems too good to be true… and certainly can be. The thrill of

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Planning a Hotel or Motel Stay? Think About Fire Safety

Count the doors between your room and the exit. An estimated 3,900 hotel and motel fires are reported each year in the United States. Use these tips to ensure that you stay safe during your vacation or business overnight. Plan Ahead Choose a hotel or motel that

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Happy Mother’s Day! The History of Mother’s Day.

Each of our history’s begin with mom. It’s certainly a great day to express our thoughts and feelings about the most important woman in our lives. But what’s the origin of the celebration? Mother’s Day is celebrated in many countries, including the United States, the United Kingdom,

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Getting the Most Out of Your HVAC System This Summer

April showers bring May flowers… and often June, July and August heat waves. If you’d like to enjoy your HVAC cooling system to the fullest this summer without breaking the bank, spring is the time to take a few simple steps to prepare. First Things First Why

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Prepare Your Yard for the Hot Weather

Summer is almost here… though it may seem a little hard to believe after the cold winter! Take the time to get your yard in shape so you’ll be ready for the coming hot weather. Prepare Your Soil Begin with a soil test. The quality of soil

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Exploring Your Health Insurance Options

Are you ready to explore options for your health insurance? As provisions from the Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”) become a reality, for some businesses this could mean possible penalties for not offering health coverage, or not offering a minimum defined limit of coverage. Some businesses may also

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Teens, Social Media and a Parent’s Liability

For many the high school experience comes with social pressures and obligations to fit in and belong, and sadly this can lead to exclusion and isolation of some students. At some point everyone probably said something in their teen years in the heat of the moment that

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Was Your Home Loan Sold? Quick, Call Your Insurance Agent!

Do you have a mortgage? Yes? Then at some point in your home-owning life, you have received a letter telling you that your mortgage has been sold to another lender. There’s certainly nothing unusual about it when this happens, as home loans are sold every day in

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Home Inspections Before Winter Weather Comes

This time of year can be just great here in Tennessee. However, you won’t get much fireside snuggling done if your chimney clogs or your roof springs a leak. And while prepping your home for winter weather isn’t much fun, once you do it, your peace of

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Scheduling Under Homeowners

Scheduling Items Under Your Homeowners Insurance in Tennessee Perhaps it’s the latest electronic gadget or large screen hi-def television, or new sporting goods gear or maybe a piece of sparkling jewelry. If you happen to receive or purchase a particularly expensive item, you may consider purchasing extra

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5 Big Insurance Mistakes

TRYING TO SAVE MONEY? AVOID THE FIVE BIGGEST INSURANCE MISTAKES. With far too many Americans out of work, and others forced to make ends meet with less money, many people are looking for ways to cut costs. There are smart ways to save on home and auto

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Contact Maryville, TN

Cate-Russell Insurance, Inc.
415 High Street
Maryville, TN 37804-5830

Office Hours: M-F 8:30am-5pm
Tel: (865) 982-4111
Fax General Number: (865) 983-2297
Fax Commercial Dept: (865) 982-6108
Email: info@nullcaterussell.com


Contact Madisonville, TN

Cate Russell Pennington Insurance
3704 Highway 411, Suite 2
Madisonville, TN 37354

Office Hours: M-F 8:30am-5pm
Tel: 423-442-6550
Fax: 423-442-6551

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It’s Tax Season. Prepare Yourself for IRS Phone Scams Your phone rings. When you check, the caller ID shows it’s the IRS calling. (Three letters that can give you a sinking [...more]
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The warm days and cool nights of autumn will soon arrive along with those beautiful leaves that we all enjoy so much. As majestic as those trees look while the [...more]
VIEW THIS POST → Burn, Rake, or Mow? A Seasonal Question?

It's dark, and the sidewalks are full of young kids walking up to every house on the block and declaring, “trick or treat!” — all while wearing masks. Sounds like [...more]
VIEW THIS POST → Keep Your Trick or Treaters Safe This Halloween

With football season already upon us, can winter heating season be far behind? Whether you are maintaining a home heating system or equipment at your business, preventive maintenance is important, [...more]
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