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The Nowell Agency to Participate in the 2017 MPMCSA/MWDA Convention

The Nowell Agency is excited to participate in the upcoming 2017 Mississippi Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association (MPMCSA) and Mississippi Wholesale Distributors Association (MWDA) convention. This year’s conference will be held at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa in Destin, Florida from July 20th to July 22nd. Members of our team will be available to help convenience store owners and petroleum marketing businesses learn about proper insurance coverage and risk management best Read More

The Nowell Agency to Participate in MPMCSA Convention 2016

The Mississippi Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association (MPMCSA) will be holding its 2016 convention at the Peridio Beach Resort in Orange Beach, Alabama from July 28th to July 30th. As a member, The Nowell Agency will also be attending the convention. Two senior executives, Brad Britt and Stennis Jones from our team will be available to counsel convenience store owners and petroleum marketing businesses about the proper insurance coverage and risk management techniques suitable Read More

The Nowell Agency Participates in the 2016 Governor’s Export Summit

The International Trade Office of the Mississippi Development Authority is organizing their 2016 Governor’s Export Summit. The Awards for Excellence in Exporting Ceremony will take place on August 26, 2016. The summit will provide local firms with access to partners, vendors and innovative ideas for starting or expanding international trade. The Nowell Agency will also be attending the summit and our team will be available to counsel businesses about the proper insurance coverage and risk management Read More

Liability Insurance 101 in Alabama

—What You Need to Know from the Latest Law Changes

Alabama has an alarming uninsured motorist rate hovering at about 22 percent. That makes the state the sixth worst in the nation. Under the Alabama Mandatory Liability Insurance Law, no person in the state is allowed to operate, register or even maintain a motor vehicle without liability insurance coverage. This law was passed Read More

How to Plan a Budget for Your Commercial Insurance in Alabama

— Hint: Your Local Broker Can Help!

Setting your company budget for the year is never easy, and when you add in the fact that you have to budget for commercial insurance, it gets even more complicated. Whether you are just starting out in business or reworking the year’s budget for your established company, planning ahead for commercial Read More

Confused About Home Insurance Premiums?

— Get the Facts from Your Insurance Agent in Mississippi

Despite the online chatter and discussions you may have heard in the community, the latest results from the Mississippi Property Insurance Clarity Act Data Call have confirmed that insurers are not overcharging homeowners for their insurance in the state. Instead, these insurers are Read More

Budget Considerations for 2016 and Your Louisiana Farm

—Will the Changes Affect Your Bottom Line?

The President’s new budget has been set and released to the public. It is aggressive and pushes for more progressive causes aimed at laying down markers for Democrats. Food and agriculture were included in this budget proposal, although, like every budget, no one knows for sure if they will happen! Whether or not they become a reality, as a farm owner in Louisiana, you need to be Read More

Jackson, Mississippi Tops the List for Windiest Cities

According to a recent CoreLogic ranking, Jackson, Mississippi ranks as the windiest city in the United States. The report was released in October as part of CoreLogic’s Windy City Ranking report, which creates national rankings of the windiest cities in the country. This report is Read More

Arkansas is a Top State for Flooding

– Consult Your Insurance Broker to Make Sure You Are Protected

Flood waters can damage a home in a matter of seconds and flooding is one of the country’s most common natural disasters. Arkansas has had its own share of floods in the past, but percentage-wise, the state is in the top five within the nation for Read More

Lapsed Auto Insurance Carries Harsh Penalties in Louisiana

In October 2015, over one million letters were sent out to Louisiana residents with a goal to collect more than $400 million in fines for lapsed insurance. It was estimated that more than 550,000 drivers in the state were without insurance.

These letters were sent by the Office of Motor Vehicles, which gives drivers 60 Read More