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Make Sure Your Pets Travel Well for the Holidays

The holiday season is here - time to eat good food and join together with loved ones. For many who have families far away, this is also is the time to pack up and get out of Georgia. If you are gearing up to travel and...

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Healthy Holiday Tips

Be the pinnacle of health and wellness this holiday season - It goes without saying that keeping yourself and your family healthy through the holiday season in Braselton or Hoschton can be a challenge. When you...

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How do you keep your phone charged in an emergency

5 ways to keep your phone charged in a power outage In our increasingly digital world, a mobile phone or other portable device is often a one-stop communication device. Phone calls, text messages, social media and even...

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Confused about getting Health Insurance in Georgia?

Health Insurance is a huge issue lately. There are so many terms being thrown around these days: Obama Care, Affordable Care Act, The Market Place, Subsidies or Patient Affordable Care Act. What do all of these mean to...

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Looking for ways to save on your Energy bill?

Tis the season when we start cranking up those thermostats! It is also the time of the year that we experience higher power and gas bills. Are you looking for ways to save in Braselton or Hoschton, Georgia for the new...

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How to Fry a Turkey

Planning on frying a turkey this Thanksgiving? If you've ever wondered what could (spectacularly) go wrong, watch this video before you dunk that bird in hot oil.Keep you and your family safe this Holiday. Read and...

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5 Surprising Reasons You Might Want Life Insurance

Do you think life insurance is just for married couples with kids? Think again. Here are five reasons for why you might want to buy a life insurance policy: You have student loans. Even though some student loans...

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Private Health Insurance in Georgia

Health Insurance is a huge issue lately. There are so many terms being thrown around these days: Obama Care, Affordable Care Act, The Market Place, Subsidies. What do all of these mean to you here in Georgia? Do you...

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Health Insurance today in Georgia

Are you looking to purchase Health Insurance in Georgia? Have you tried to figure out which plan might be a good fit on HeathCare.gov? Have you received a letter from your current insurance company that is cancelling...

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Make Football Season Fun and Safe

Finally, we're welcoming fall, that eagerly anticipated season when we get to enjoy cooler temps, colorful leaves and, of course, football season in Georgia. Football brings with it a whole host of seasonal activities...

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A Different Season Means Different Dangers For Motorcyclists

Fall is a wonderful time to be outside on your bike, thanks to the crisp, cool weather and changing colors of the landscape. Staying safe on the road in autumn requires some special precautions, however. Because we at...

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Why Life Insurance ? - A Poem for your family....

Life Insurance You and I have a purpose in this world, that when broken down are quite similar. It is your job to provide food, clothing, shelter, Schooling, medicine and other necessary things for you And your loved...

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How to prepare for a Hurricane

The process of forecasting the force and track of a hurricane is a very complicated process. It takes a collaboration of methods. The National Hurricane Center uses hurricane hunter aircraft, ocean buoys, Doppler radar,...

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No Text is Worth the Risk

Cowart Insurance is committed to being a positive contributor to public safety in our community. This video is powerful in the way it demonstrates what can happen if you text and drive. We should all be more mindful of...

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Disaster Planning - Inventory your important possessions

In the event of severe damage to your home or business, having a current inventory of your possessions - including their make and model numbers - can help you get your insurance claim settled faster, verify losses for...

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Disaster planning - it is never too early to start

The best time to think about a natural disaster is when there is not one in sight and you can undertake effective planning without stress. Start by getting organized and doing simple tasks. Download our disaster...

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If disaster is imminent - how do you prepare?

If you hear that a severe storm or another type of natural disaster is headed your way, there are precautions you can take to help your family and your business be prepared. If you are ordered to evacuate, do so. If you...

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Its 2013 Hurricane Season: Are you prepared?

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook there is a 70 percent likelihood of 13 to 20 named storms (winds of 39 mph or higher), of which 7 to 11 could...

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Tailgating Safety Tips

Who is thrilled that is it finally football season! Whether you cheer for College or NFL Football tailgating is serious business in Georgia. University of Georgia football and The Atlanta Falcons season brings the haze...

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When Things go BOOM in the Night - Fireworks Safety

For most of us, Labor Day is a time to enjoy the company of family and friends, having fun and creating memories - whether at home or away. It is a fun time to celebrate the end of summer or the beginning of the new...

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Labor Day Grilling Tips

Americans enjoy more than three billion barbecues each year. But barbecuing can be dangerous, even deadly, if you are not careful. The following tips can make your grilling experience safer: When ready to barbecue,...

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Flood Insurance - What You Should Know

You've probably heard this horror story before - someone loses a home due to a flood and learns after the fact that a standard Home Insurance policy in Georgia doesn't cover flood damage. At Cowart Insurance we want you...

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How Much Life Insurance is Enough?

Life Insurance is a crucial step in planning for your future. Not only can life insurance provide assurance for your family if you are no longer around, there are life insurance policies that offer benefits while you...

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Back to School Safety

As kids head back to school, let's keep them safe The end of summer means many things, such as cooler weather, shorter days and ... the start of football here in Georgia! But most important, it means kids are headed...

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Auto-Owners Insurance Company – A.M. Best Rating 2013

We are pleased to announce to you the A.M. Best Company has affirmed the financial strength rating for Auto-Owners Insurance Group (AOIG) of A++ (Superior), A.M. Best's highest rating available. This is the 41st...

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Glossary - Understanding insurance terms

We at Cowart Insurance Agency know the language used by the insurance industry can be confusing. We want to make sure that you clearly understand your options and know precisely what you're paying for. Here are some...

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A Few Tips for the College-Bound

College is expensive enough without the added cost of unexpected accidents or theft, not covered by your insurance policy. If you have a student heading away to school, below are a few tips to help you get the most out...

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Travel Tips for Kids

Car Safety Tips for Your Children Owning and operating a car is a big responsibility. This is only heightened when you have children along for the ride. Making sure their needs are met and that you pay attention to the...

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Keep your pets safe during the Fourth of July Fireworks

For most of us, the Fourth of July is a time to enjoy the pyrotechnics that mark the holiday. But for our pets, fireworks are another story. Many pets can be traumatized by the noisy rockets and firecrackers so many...

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Summer Pool Safety Tips

- Summer is a fun time to socialize with family and friends. For many, there is nothing that says summer quite like a pool party. If you have just installed a swimming pool, you will hopefully have updated your Metro...

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Summers mean backyard grilling - Safely!

Just like hamburgers and hot dogs, a sizzling grill is a symbol of summer and grilling is not just about great food. Backyard barbecues often create treasured memories with friends and family. Keep in mind, however,...

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Time to Honor Dad

With summer drawing near and the weather warming up, Atlanta, Georgia neighborhoods come alive with the sights and sounds of the season: lawnmowers, power tools and backyard barbecues. For many people, those things...

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Do You Own a Classic Car of the Future?

There is nothing quite like driving a speedy, shiny classic car that turns heads and starts conversations. In fact, the beauty and elegance of old collectibles - like the 1964 Aston Martin DB5, the 1963 Corvette...

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Packing your Car for Travel

Are you thinking about road tripping? Your family may enjoy the open road and some quality time together, but first things first. Packing all of your suitcases and other essentials in your car or SUV is what makes your...

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College Graduation Insurance Tips

- Protect your college graduate with the right insurance - College graduation is an exciting time for students and their parents alike. And, while it's easy to be immersed in graduation parties and focused on first-job...

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Prom and Graduation Safety

- Teen driving tips to keep prom and graduation safe - High school is full of defining moments for Georgia teens and two of the highlights for most are prom and graduation. However, this time of year often sees other,...

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New Home Purchase - What are my options?

You've selected your dream home and now it's time to get everything ready for closing. The next important decision is choosing your home insurance. Here are some things to consider as you evaluate your options. How...

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8 Easy ways to save money on Car Insurance

Are you wasting money on your auto insurance? There's a good chance the answer is "yes"! It may not be because you are a bad driver or are a high risk, but because you overlook some easy ways to save. Some of the best...

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A Time to Celebrate Mothers

As the second Sunday of May nears, it's time to think of ways to celebrate mothers - although, of course, that's a worthy pursuit at any time of year! At Cowart Insurance, we thought it would be fun to give you a...

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Shedding Light on Car Insurance Savings

It can be easier than you think to put the brakes on high auto insurance rates - as an independent agency, Cowart Insurance can help! We can review your policy and possibly help you find a variety of illuminating ways...

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Advantages of Whole Life Insurance

When looking at your life insurance needs in the Atlanta, Georgia area, whether your goal is to replace income, send kids to college or take care of final expenses, whole life insurance can provide certainty and peace...

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Gear up for motorcycle season

Those lazy days of summer will be here soon. The weather is getting warmer. If you're like most bikers, you're gearing up to hit the open road. Before you get your motor running, be prepared. There are many specialized...

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It's Time for Spring Cleaning!

Spring is a time of new beginnings in Dacula, Buford, Suwanee and Hoschton, Georgia - and now is a great time to take on some cleaning and organization tasks around your home. If you're anything like many of us here at...

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Lessons of Super Storm Sandy

Our hearts go out to everyone dealing with the challenges and hardships of the after-math of Superstorm Sandy. Luckily, catastrophes like Sandy don't happen very often. When they do, the vivid lessons they offer help...

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5 Year Simple Issue Term Insurance vs. Credit Life

5 year Simple Issue Term Life Insurance is a much better buy than Credit Life Insurance Many people purchase items such as Cars, Boats, Motorcycles, Recreational Vehicles, and furniture on credit. Some take out loans to...

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Get ready for Bike Season in Six Simple Steps

There's nothing like cruising down the open road on your motorcycle - the wind in your hair and a few bugs in your teeth. Before you hit the highways this season, make sure your insurance policy is up to speed so that...

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Get Ready to Safely 'Spring Forward'

Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday, March 10, 2013, for most places in the United States, so don't forget to set your clock forward one hour. We here at Cowart Insurance want to remind you it's also a great time to...

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Safeco Insurance 25th Anniversary Award

Cowart Insurance Agency is proud to have been able to represent Safeco Insurance Company for 25 years. This week Lori Stewart, Territory Manager for Safeco, presented Keith Cowart with an award to commemorate his 25th...

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Have some new jewelry in the house? Protect it!

Ah, Valentine's Day is here, and love is in the air. Well, love and a few other things, such as chocolates, romantic dinners, candy hearts that say "Be Mine" - and, of course, jewelry. It's exciting to receive jewelry...

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Be the Pinnacle of Health & Wellness This Winter

It goes without saying that keeping yourself and your family healthy through the winter months in Atlanta can be a challenge. When you combine chillier temps, housebound days - not to mention kids passing around colds...

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Learn the Facts, Then Consider Flood Insurance

Have you considered buying flood insurance? Before you answer "no" and add, "Why would I need that?" or "I don't live anywhere near a river!" you should know that many home and business owners have offered similar...

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