Tag: Spring Hill

Insuring Your Business

For years now, experts have predicted that the brick-and-mortar store was going the way of the dinosaur thanks to the advent of online shopping.  However, according to a recent study by Accenture, the traditional retail store is experiencing a renaissance, particularly among Millennials and Generation Z.  Seventy-seven percent of that demographic polled said they preferred shopping in a regular store versus online.  For all the...

Waterlogged

The Flood of 2010 left an indelible mark on Nashville, Tennessee.  The United States Geological Service classified it as a 1000-year flood, which means a deluge that has a “one in a thousand chance of occuring in any given year.”  The city saw almost 14 inches of rainfall in a two-day period, which broke a 31-year-old record.  Most residents watched the local news in disbelief...

Teenaged Drivers

School has started for 2018 in Brentwood, Franklin, Nashville, and most of Middle Tennessee.  For teens getting their drivers’ licenses or learning permits, taking themselves to school for the first time is an important rite of passage.  For parents of teens, this is also a huge concern and a potential headache. According to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, car crashes are the number...

A Whole Lotta Shaking Going On

When one thinks of Tennessee, certain things usually jump to the forefront:  Elvis Presley, country music, Christian music, the Bible Belt, and barbecue, to name a few.  However, a less commonly known claim to fame is the state’s history of earthquakes. That’s right.  Earthquakes. August 17 will mark the 153rd anniversary of one of the worst earthquakes in our state’s history.  Part of a succession...

Meet Scott Johnston

Mark Cuban once said, “All businesses are personal.”  For Scott Johnston, this was precisely what got him into the insurance business in the first place. Back in 1991, his grandparents lost everything in the Great Oakland California Fire, a tragedy compounded by a woeful lack of insurance coverage.  To their insurance company, they were just a number. No care was taken to make sure they...