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Tips for Keeping Your Holiday Safe & Memorable

The holiday season is here! Whether you are busy planning your holiday traveling plans or getting the house ready for the family to arrive, it is imperative that you partake in safety habits. We want your holiday season to be nothing short of amazing, which is why we have gathered some important holiday traveling tips […]

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Join Perry & Carroll in Supporting Our Elmira Jackals!

There is nothing we love more than supporting our local community. With a staff comprised of your neighbors, our employees are looking for ways to support the community, such as supporting our Elmira Jackals! Perry & Carroll is a proud sponsor of the Elmira Jackals and want you to join us in rooting them on […]

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Are You Ready for the Open Enrollment Period?

The Obamacare open enrollment period is just around the corner, meaning it is time to get covered! The last thing you want to do is miss the open enrollment period and be faced with unnecessary penalties that can exceed the costs of obtaining health coverage in the first place. We want you to be both […]

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The Importance of Fireplace Cleaning and Inspection

As the New York winter fast approaches, it becomes increasingly more important that we prepare our homes for the change in scenery. There are a variety of maintenance tasks and preventative measures that should be on your home maintenance checklist, however, some tasks are more important than others. If you will be one of the […]

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Water and Sewer Backup Coverage

The standard homeowners’ insurance policy is very specific about which types of water damage it chooses to cover. Despite popular homeowner belief, your homeowners’ insurance policy will likely not cover water damage caused by sewer backup or water backup. In order to receive coverage for these common situations, you must opt for the extra coverage. […]

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Tips for Identity Theft Prevention

As the world continues to depend on technology on a daily basis, it becomes increasingly more important that individuals become aware of identity theft threats and learn how to prevent them. Recent hackings with large companies such as Target and Home Depot emphasize the importance of everyone becoming more aware, as these crises can happen […]

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Spreading Breast Cancer Awareness with National Denim Day

During the month of October, the world seems to get a little pinker – and for good reason! Pink symbolizes awareness during Breast Cancer Awareness Month! During October, there are a variety of ways in which you can show your support for the moment and spread awareness yourself. In spreading breast cancer awareness, the Perry […]

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Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

When you first purchased your home, you probably thought all the hard work was done. However, within months of moving in, you were probably faced with a reality check. Your home requires constant attention and upkeep. As we prepare to welcome the new season, we must take out the fall home maintenance checklist and get […]

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September is Life Insurance Awareness Month!

September is Life Insurance Awareness Month! During the month of September, a variety of organizations go above and beyond to inform Americans of the importance of having life insurance protection. Sadly, the majority of Americans fail to obtain life insurance, leaving themselves and their families vulnerable. The LIMRA industry research group found that nearly 95 […]

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Tips for Remaining Safe During Hunting Season

As we prepare to welcome hunting season, it is important that hunters, non-hunters, bikers, campers, hikers, and anyone else that loves the great outdoors remains safe during hunting season. Whether you are the one hunting or not, it is imperative that you follow the basic hunting safety, driving safety, and ATV safety precautions. Gathered are […]

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Happy 150th Anniversary Elmira!

The city of Elmira continues to celebrate its 150th Anniversary! Throughout the entire year, community events allow Elmira residents to appreciate the longevity of our beautiful city! If you have not yet had the chance to make it out to one of the many community events to celebrate Elmira’s 150th Anniversary, be sure to mark your calendars […]

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Tips for Caring for Your Aging Parents

If you are one of the many individuals caring for their elderly parents, we commend you! This is often a difficult transition because our parents aren’t used to being cared for by their children and their children aren’t used to caring for their parents. There are a variety of factors necessary for consideration when it […]

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Who Is Responsible for a Damaging Pothole Incident?

Consistent fluctuations in temperature and weather conditions have left us with an increased presence of potholes. If you have ever driven through a pothole, you understand the feeling of hopelessness as it sounds like your tire has completely fallen off. However, there is no need to panic. There are a variety of options you can […]

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What You Need To Know About Insuring Your College Student

Sending your child off to college requires careful planning and consideration. One factor that many parents fail to tend to is the insurance implications of their new college student’s big move. As their lifestyle changes, so does their need for certain insurance products. We understand you have a lot of planning on your hands and […]

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Must-Knows Regarding Personal Watercraft Activities

While jumping waves and gliding along the water in a personal watercraft is extremely enjoyable, there are increased dangers that come hand in hand with this summer activity. In order to ensure that your summer fun is memorable for the right reasons, you must follow the basic safety guidelines. Compiled is a list of “must-knows” […]

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Contractors & Bonds 101

The term “bonded” is often thrown around when it comes to hiring a contractor. Many are unsure what it means for a contractor to be advertised as bonded. We have simplified the term for you, including what type of bonds are needed for a specific job and how to get bonded if you are a […]

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High Value Homeowners Insurance

As a high value homeowner, you have additional responsibilities that the typical homeowner does not have. For one, your finely built home will require additional protection. Many high value homes contain structures and features that are not typically covered by the standard homeowner’s insurance policy, even if you raise your limits. Your high value homeowner’s […]

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Public Firework Safety Tips & Risk Management

Celebration of the 4th of July comes hand in hand with firework shows. Fireworks are associated with Independence Day because of John Adams’ wish after the Declaration of Independence was signed in 1776. He hoped that everyone would celebrate the holiday with fireworks. As a business owner, it is critical to match the competition and have […]

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7th Annual Elmira Street Painting Festival

The 7th Annual Elmira Street Painting Festival is fast approaching in Downtown Elmira. This family friendly event began in the summer of 2008 and has become a local tradition ever since. This summer signature weekend event allows locals to rediscover the city of Elmira and foster awareness to our local restaurants, stores, and businesses. July 19th from […]

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New Blog Email Updates

Perry & Carroll is proud to announce we will be producing a regularly published email newsletter full of interesting articles from our blog. We encourage you to subscribe to receive this free resource, so we can stay in touch with you and keep you informed of the latest news and information to help you with your financial […]

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We’ve Gone Social

We have just completed expanding our presence across the web with a suite of new or updated social media resources including Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn and more! So, now, no matter where you live online, you can find Perry & Carroll in the places you like to visit most often! Please like, follow, connect, gather and […]

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