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Summer Outdoor Rentals

May 21st, 2019|0 Comments

Summer is time for fun in the sun and getting active outdoors. Lakes, rivers, and oceans attract businesses that rent equipment to create fun summertime adventures. Outfit them with the GL coverage that is [...]

2019 IIAG Annual Convention

May 10th, 2019|0 Comments

THURSDAY - SUNDAY JUNE 6-9, 2019 Join IIAG for the 122nd IIAG Annual Meeting, Convention & Trade Show AND the 51st YAC Annual Conference in beautiful Hilton Head Marriott Resort and Spa in Hilton Head, SC.  To Learn More [...]

Rate Decrease For Online NC Commercial Auto Program

May 7th, 2019|0 Comments

As you are likely aware, rates through the NC Reinsurance Facility (NCRF) have been increasing over the past several years. At JSA, we are deeply invested in your success and it was important for us [...]

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Peace of Mind for In-Home Health Providers

May 6th, 2019|0 Comments

Healthcare is a lot like insurance; in an ideal world, you'd never use it, but you're glad to have it when you need it.  Whether it is in-home eldercare or mobile services that travel, [...]

Don’t Let Pest Control Bug You

April 30th, 2019|0 Comments

In 2018, the US control industry grew to a $14 billion industry that employs over 128,000 people. That is no small accomplishment. As the weather warms and the creepy crawlies wake up and become [...]

2019 IIANC InsurEXPO Video Highlights

April 23rd, 2019|0 Comments

InsurEXPO is an annual, compact, 24-hour event from IIANC that offers maximized learning and networking opportunities while minimizing time away from the office. The 2019 event was completely SOLD OUT and featured world-class speakers. [...]

  • CPL Contractors Pollution Liability Risks

Clean Up with CPL for Contractors of All Types

April 16th, 2019|0 Comments

Help All Types of Contractors Dig Into Contractors Pollution Liability (CPL) Options Artisan and Specialty Contractors have some unique risks they face due to the very hands-on nature of their work. Unintentional pollution at [...]

E&O for Tax Preparers and Accountants

April 8th, 2019|0 Comments

Be Audit You Can Be Professional E&O for Accountants, Tax Preparers, and Bookkeepers Doesn't Have To Be Taxing Tax Day is next Monday, which means accountants, tax preparers, and bookkeepers are at the end [...]

JSA: Technology To Enhance The Customer Experience

April 5th, 2019|0 Comments

At JSA, we are firm believers in utilizing technology to ENHANCE customer service, not replace it. This video showcases a few of the ways in which we achieve just that.

Time To Fill Out Your Bracket

March 20th, 2019|0 Comments

Enter the 2019 JSA NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Contest You Can Win $750! It's that time of year again, and we're excited to offer our agents this fun opportunity to fill out a winning bracket [...]

JSA Spring CE Tour for NC is Complete

March 5th, 2019|0 Comments

JSA was so excited to offer Free CE courses to NC this Spring. We offered two brand new classes, in new cities, with a master instructor that kept it lively and interesting. We're sorry [...]

Spring Special Events Coverage

February 28th, 2019|0 Comments

Spring is right around the corner and with the warmer weather, fundraisers and festivals hop into high gear. It's time to make sure your customers have the right coverage for these special events, with JSA's help! Make [...]

My 1st Whirlwind Week at JSA – by Joi Neike

February 21st, 2019|0 Comments

There's a saying I've heard around the insurance industry, "Once you're in insurance, you're in it for life." It's true. Many agencies have been around for 50 or even 100 years; spanning 3 or 4 [...]

Rental Property Coverage of AirBNBs and more

February 19th, 2019|0 Comments

Rental Property Coverage of AirBNBs and more When Airbnb (and VRBO and other online rental services) first hit the US, there were few rules and even fewer protections for either renters or property owners. Today, [...]

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Valentine’s Day GIF Guide

February 13th, 2019|0 Comments

Valentine's Day GIF Guide for the Risk-Averse Valentine's Day GIF Guide for the Risk-Averse Valentine’s Day is a 19.6 billion dollar boost to the economy each year. For many small businesses, they depend on [...]

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Florists, Jewelers, and For-Hire Limos

February 13th, 2019|0 Comments

This time of year, florists, jewelers, and for-hire driving services are in demand. These businesses face risks that are unique, and JSA has access to markets that can help cover them. Here are just [...]

Contents in Mini-Storage Inland Marine from JSA

January 22nd, 2019|0 Comments

Don’t leave these personal belongings out in the cold 9.4% of all Americans rent one of the 50,000 self-storage units nationwide with over 2.311 BILLION square feet in storage space (SSA Self Storage Demand Study, 2017). [...]

Helping Non-Profits So They Can Help Others

January 16th, 2019|0 Comments

Non-Profits in America: A Driving Force With Unique Risks According to the National Center for Charitable Statistics (NCCS), in 2016 it was estimated there are over 1.4 million non-profit organizations in the U.S. This number encompasses [...]

Announcing New President & CEO, Chairman of the Board

January 10th, 2019|0 Comments

Boone, NC - Jackson Sumner & Associates (JSA) Board of Directors recently announced Danielle Wade was elected as President & Chief Executive Officer, with Wayne Sumner to move to Chairman of the Board of Directors. [...]

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5 Insurance Trends to Watch in 2019

January 5th, 2019|0 Comments

There are 5 major trends that we at Jackson Sumner & Associates are expecting for 2019. It doesn’t take a crystal ball to predict them,...the industry has talked a LOT about them in 2018,...but [...]

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The Year In Review: JSA’s Top 10 of 2018

December 28th, 2018|0 Comments

Jackson Sumner & Associates is a company that is full of activity, despite being located in a quiet mountain town. Full of youthful exuberance by our close proximity to Appalachian State University, we also [...]

JSA Announces New College Football Bowl Contest

December 14th, 2018|0 Comments

Our NCAA basketball tournament contest is so popular, we've expanded into college football! Yes, this year, JSA will have our first ever College Football Bowl Contest to occupy you over the holidays. Enter your picks before Thursday [...]

The Spirit of Giving Gets Creative at JSA

December 6th, 2018|0 Comments

Boone, North Carolina, where Jackson Sumner & Associates (JSA) is headquartered, is a small - but rapidly growing -  town of 19,000 residents located in the northwest corner of the state in Watauga County. It [...]

10 Gifs for A Safe Christmas

December 5th, 2018|0 Comments

Ah,...Christmastime. It's full of magical lights and dazzling decorations that make the season extra special. It's also a lot of work and can be dangerous if you're not careful. Being in the insurance industry, [...]

  • 2018 JSA-designed Arcade Game Hang Wayne!

2018 Thanksgiving Arcade Game Announced

November 20th, 2018|0 Comments

New Thanksgiving Arcade Game is Announced: HangWayne! The 2018 addition to the JSA Arcade is now available! Every year, our IT Department works on a new video game for your enjoyment, and this year [...]