Ernie Yarborough, Insurance Agent

Ernie Yarborough Jr

Ernie Yarborough
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Main Number
(803) 798-0692(803) 798-0692

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(803) 798-0692(803) 798-0692
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Store Hours:

Day of the WeekHours
Mon9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Tue9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Wed9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Thu9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Fri9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Learn about our insurance products

  • Get an auto insurance policy you can count on from Nationwide.
  • Protect your house and personal property by choosing the right insurance coverage from Nationwide.
  • Let us help you select life insurance coverage that meets your needs, your life and your budget.
  • Cover your business with commercial insurance from Nationwide.

Member support

24/7 Claims Service

About Ernie Yarborough

  • 1993 graduate of The Citadel. Graduate of Chapin High School.
Languages Spoken
  • English
Licensed In
  • GA
  • NC
  • SC
  • Auto
  • Life
  • Home
  • Business
  • Champion Award
  • Million Dollar Round Table
  • Presidents Conference Award
  • Nationwide Corporate Service Award
Community Activities
  • Prisma Health Midlands Children's Hospital volunteer & Board Member. Prisma Society Boards Emeritus. Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Man of the Year. Member Riverland Hills Baptist Church. Past president St Andrews Rotary Club. Irmo Chamber. Chapin Chamber.
Community Involvement Events
  • 5 time Ironman triathlon finisher, Ultra marathon runner, Ultra distance swimmer, and most importantly a Husband and a Dad!

Our Insurance Products

The Nationwide Insurance: Ernie Yarborough Jr in Columbia, SC provides the following products. To learn more about each insurance product, click on the links below.
  • Auto Insurance
    Get a personalized policy solution with Ernie Yarborough Jr. Our agents will take the time to understand your auto coverage priorities whether your household residing in Columbia includes a first-time driver, specialty vehicle, or specific financial concerns. No matter what your priorities, the versatile policy options and coverage programs from Nationwide have enabled Ernie Yarborough Jr to serve motorists in neighborhoods across Columbia.

    Looking for additional motorist services? Rental reimbursement, towing and labor and roadside assistance offer peace of mind should the day come when your vehicle has seen one too many Washington winters. Or maybe you're looking for more affordable coverage. Talk to Ernie Yarborough or one of our other agents about available policy discounts. This includes discounts such as family plans and good student discounts, as well as anti-theft and defensive-driving incentives. Plus, there's more than one way to create coverage that's easier on the pocketbook. The Vanishing Deductible® program rewards Columbia drivers for each year of claims-free driving.

    Better yet, shopping for auto insurance doesn't need to take a bunch of your time or patience. Get a policy recommendation quickly and confidently with Ernie Yarborough Jr. Call us at (803) 798-0692 to discuss coverage details and to buy a policy directly over the phone. You can also schedule a visit with our 1034 Briargate Circle office.

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  • Homeowners Insurance
    Ernie Yarborough is a leading Nationwide Insurance agent who specializes in home insurance. These policies protect your home in the event of many natural and man-made disasters, and provide required coverage prior to purchasing a property in many cases. Here at Ernie Yarborough Jr, we understand the unique needs of homeowners, and we will do everything in our power to find the right type of policy for you and your home. When you work with a Nationwide agent, you will be working with one of the very best.

    In addition, Nationwide's umbrella policies provide a full range of coverage in the event of a disaster. These policies provide extensive bodily injury, personal injury, and property damage coverage for you and other individuals. If a visitor sustains an injury or damages property on your premises, an umbrella or liability policy can protect you from lawsuits.

    If you are in the market for a new home insurance policy or personal liability protection, Ernie Yarborough Jr in Columbia can provide you with the guidance you need to find a policy. We are located at 1034 Briargate Circle, and we take pride in providing insurance services to the local area. Call us now at (803) 798-0692 to learn how you can secure your greatest investment – your home

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  • Life Insurance
    When you’re ready to purchase life insurance, it helps if you start off by choosing a good life insurance agent in Columbia. Whether you already have a policy and are looking to update coverage for yourself or you’re ready to start a family and want to learn coverage options, you’ll need an agent that is as good as the insurer they represent. At Ernie Yarborough Jr, our agents work hard to provide customers with the service and coverage options they need to strengthen their families’ financial security and help them enjoy peace of mind.

    There are many types of life insurance for you to consider as you determine what your financial security needs are. A good agent’s assistance is invaluable. They can help you understand confusing industry jargon. They can also educate you about different coverage options to enable you to make well-informed decisions that provide your family with enough death benefit to keep them financially comfortable in the event of your untimely death. Think about if you live longer than expected. As you grow older, you and your family’s financial needs will change, especially if you require long-term care. Do not leave anything to chance and unexpected circumstance. Think about your current financial obligations, how much you can afford for premiums and future financial goals.

    If you’re not sure how to get the coverage you need or are not sure if your current policy is enough, feel free to stop by 1034 Briargate Circle, Columbia, SC, 29210 to speak with Ernie Yarborough. You can also contact them directly by dialing (803) 798-0692.

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  • Business Insurance
    As a small business owner, Nationwide understands your concern about the future. Your business is your pride and joy, and if something were to happen, you want to be able to provide for yourself and your family. At Nationwide, our knowledgeable and courteous agents can help you find the perfect business insurance policy. We offer a wide array of policies that can be customized to fit businesses of all types and sizes, and we are more than confident that we can find one for you. Ernie Yarborough Jr in Columbia can help you find the coverage you are looking for. When it comes to business insurance, there are many things to consider. The needs of your customers, employees, and yourself will need to be taken into account before settling on a policy. At Nationwide this is not a problem, and our property, business income, and liability insurance policies can provide you with coverage that you can rely on. If your property is damaged by fire, nature, or other misfortune, the property itself and the items inside can be covered. If your business must temporarily cease operations, a business income policy can provide you with a steady stream of income to cover your expenses until you can get back in business. Liability insurance is also a must-have to protect your business against customer and third-party lawsuits. Nationwide also offers accounts receivable, commercial auto, crime, and worker's compensation policies. At Ernie Yarborough Jr, Ernie Yarborough can discuss our full range of insurance products in person. Visit us at 1034 Briargate Circle, or call (803) 798-0692 if you are ready to find the right policy. Nationwide offers small business resources to help you strengthen your business, such as financial calculators and information and articles on marketing and cash flow management. Learn more at the Business Solutions Center.

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The Ernie Yarborough Jr also offers products in GA, NC, SC. Please call for information on products in those states.

About Ernie Yarborough Jr

Clifford L Pinckney, Insurance Agent

Clifford L Pinckney Associate Agent

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Teresa Cartin, Insurance Agent

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The Yarborough Agency was established in 1983. Ernie Yarborough has been a part of the Agency since 1995 and took over as Primary Agent in 2000. The Ernie Yarborough Insurance Agency can provide for all of your insurance needs. Contact our office at (803) 798-0692. Ernie is a graduate of The Citadel, is married to Nicole Yarbrough and has 2 daughters. He is a member of Riverland Hills Baptist Church, a member and past president of the St Andrews Rotary Club and a volunteer at Palmetto Health Children's Hospital. Ernie is a Palmetto Health Children's Hospital Foundation board member and is on the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Leadership Committee. He is a 5 time Ironman triathlon finisher, an ultra marathon runner, and a ultra distance swimmer.
While some people might view insurance as boring, as an insurance agent, I enjoy getting to know my clients and understanding their true insurance needs. I like being the first person they call for help when things go wrong in their life. I spend my days protecting families and businesses and finding solutions for people that are in a bind.

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1034 Briargate Circle
Columbia, SC 29210