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  • The Washington Guide to Driving in the Rain

    In Washington, rain rules the roads. Those of us who live in Washington are no strangers to rain. We get it all – drizzling, spitting, pouring, misting, and everything in between – and it’s important to know how to drive safely when roadways are wet. Most don’t know that rain is actually the leader in […]

    September 22, 2017

  • 7 Ways to Get Your Car Ready for Fall

    Car care tips to keep you safe on the road this autumn As we head towards the winter months in Washington, increased rain and fewer daylight hours bring new safety concerns for drivers. We’ve compiled a list of basic maintenance and preparation you should consider to ensure that your fall driving is as safe as […]

    September 14, 2017

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    Insuring Jewelry: How to Know if Your Coverage is Enough

    A ring from a loved one. A bracelet handed down through generations. A watch or necklace marking a special occasion. Every reason why you treasure a piece of fine jewelry is a reason why it should be insured. However, calling it “jewelry insurance” may be a stretch. You don’t need a separate policy to insure […]

    September 12, 2017

  • Back To School Safety

      Everyone looks forward to the first few days of school; meeting old friends, getting new clothes and finding the seat in the new classroom, all create an excitement this time of year. But as you get your kids ready for school we want to remind you of a few safety tips. Make sure your […]

    September 5, 2017

  • You Just Got Sued For A Social Media Post

    A Friday Harbor Personal Insurance and Safety update A Texas jury has awarded a wedding photographer more than $1 million after determining a newly married couple unhappy with her work launched a social media campaign to post falsehoods about her. The Dallas County jury found Friday that the campaign against Andrea Polito amounted to defamation. […]

    August 30, 2017

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    How to Choose the Right Life Jacket

    You can lower your risk of drowning by wearing a life jacket — but it can’t be just any life jacket. To truly be effective, a life jacket needs to be the right type and fit correctly. You probably know you should wear a life jacket when you’re on the water, and you probably know […]

    August 28, 2017

  • Insurance Basics: Collision and Comprehensive

    Insurance is a complicated subject. We’re here to make it simple for you! First up: understanding the basics of your auto insurance options. Liability is the only type of insurance required in Washington State, but we highly recommend both collision and comprehensive coverages for most vehicles.  

    August 23, 2017

  • Are You Ready to Buy That Boat You Have Always Wanted?

    Watercraft Insurance and Safety You are in the market for a boat and you would love to buy one at the next boat show.  But which boat is the right one for you? It’s hard to know, especially if you’re a first-time buyer. A boat is a big investment, so it is important to do […]

    August 19, 2017

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    Three Ways a Pool May Affect Your Homeowners Insurance

    That oh-so-covetable experience of taking a dip in your very own pool? Millions of American households enjoy it, at least when the weather’s nice. With the summer heat ratcheting up, you may be coming down with a serious case of pool envy, obsessed with having a pool right outside your door for cooling off and […]

    August 14, 2017