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  • What the Health: Understanding the Basics of Your Health Insurance

    Today is the last day for health insurance enrollment, which means it’s likely been on a lot of minds this week. Whether you’re in the last-minute scramble to pick a plan, or you simply want to better understand the plan you’ve chosen, this infographic will help!

    December 16, 2017

  • Do I Need Insurance for My Home Business? Part 2: Cyber

    Part 2: Cyber Liability In the online world, it doesn’t matter whether your office is in a high rise or your quiet little home – if you store client information through an online network, you’re a target for cybercriminals. Cyber liability insurance helps cover the risks of doing business online, especially in the case of […]

    December 12, 2017

  • Emergency Kit

    How to Create an Emergency Survival Kit

      If a massive disaster wiped out power to your region right now, with no hope of recovery for at least several days, would you be ready? Would you have a way to connect with your family? Would you have enough nonperishable food for everyone? In short, do you have the right plan and supplies […]

    December 11, 2017

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    Why Today’s Homes Burn Faster

    From building materials to furnishings, many of the things in your home likely aren’t as flame-resistant as those from yesteryear. A fire in a modern home is a “perfect storm,” according to safety consulting and certification company UL (Underwriters Laboratories). Larger homes, more open layouts, new construction materials and other factors mean fires burn more […]

    November 27, 2017

  • Sharing Thanksgiving With Your Pup (Literally)

    The holidays put everyone in a giving spirit – but some things shouldn’t be shared with your dog! We’ve put together a list of healthy bites to sneak Fido while you’re cooking, and foods to avoid if you want to stay away from the vet. Foods to Share Turkey: Turkey is a wonderful, protein-packed treat for your dog, as long as it is boneless, skinless, and unseasoned. Pumpkin: Modest servings of plain canned pumpkin actually aid your dog’s digestion. Keep it handy year-round! Potatoes/yams: Cooked potatoes and yams are fine for pets to consume, as long as they aren’t full of dairy or spices. Apples: Before you sweeten and spice the apples for your pie, share a slice or two with your pup for a crunchy treat. Carrots: Satisfying and full of beta-carotene, vitamins, and fiber, raw (or cooked) carrots are a favorite for many dogs. Foods to […]

    November 22, 2017

  • Do I Need Insurance for My Home Business? Part 1: Liability

    Part 1: Liability Running your business from home sweet home? Don’t be caught uninsured! According to the US Small Business Administration, more than half of small businesses are based out of the owner’s home. But homeowner’s policies are not meant to cover business-related incidents, such as a client slipping and falling while visiting your home […]

    November 16, 2017

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    Ride Safe with These Motorcycling Tips

    Motorcycle riders are far more likely than people in cars to be seriously injured or killed in a crash — but keeping safety in mind can reduce your risk. There are many benefits to motorcycles — they get great gas mileage, they can make your commute easier, and it’s almost never a problem finding a […]

    November 6, 2017

  • I’m A Good Driver…Why Did My Premium Go Up?

    It’s the most common question we get: I’m a good driver, so why did my car insurance premium go up? Obviously, an at-fault accident or speeding ticket will likely cause a significant change in your car insurance premium. But if you’ve been a responsible driver, why are you still paying more this year? The truth […]

    November 1, 2017

  • Oh, Deer! Sharing the Road with Critters

    It may not be the most pleasant of topics, but it’s an important one to discuss. (See the infographic instead) The Washington State Department of Transportation reports nearly 3500 deer/elk-vehicle collisions annually – and almost half of those occur in October and November. Not only does it often result in the loss of the animal’s […]

    October 25, 2017