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  • Sunshine and the Almighty Vitamin D

    When the sun comes out in the Pacific Northwest, everyone goes a little bonkers! It’s no surprise because we do have a lot of cloud cover that blocks out valuable sunlight. Sunlight and vitamin D are essential for humans to survive. Our bodies naturally create vitamin D when exposed to sunlight which is why vitamin […]

    April 26, 2021

  • Do I Need to Purchase the Extra Rental Car Coverage?

    Maybe you’ve been here before. You’ve just come off the plane, picked up your baggage, and gone to the rental car counter. You’re tired from the flight, a little stressed, and about to begin an ambitious vacation or a challenging business project. And, this is the point at which you’re asked, “Do you want insurance […]

    April 8, 2021

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    Stinky’s Riddles April 2021

    Are you smarter than Stinky? I’m light as a feather, yet the strongest person can’t hold me for five minutes. What am I?   Email your answers to Stinky by May 5th and if you are correct you will be entered in a drawing for a $10 Starbucks gift card. The solution to the March […]

    April 7, 2021

  • Common gaps in insurance coverage

    Three Common Insurance Gaps & Misconceptions 1.  Valuable Articles Coverage Misconception: If my wedding ring and my grandma’s heirloom earrings are stolen my homeowner’s policy has me covered. Reality: When policyholders become the unfortunate victim of theft, fire, or another catastrophe, their experience may become even more painful when they discover that their homeowner’s policy […]

    April 7, 2021

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    “Give Back” Referral Rewards April 2021

    We would like to thank the following people for referring to us during the month of March: James Gaines Dayna Garner Mike Girias Keith Kelly David Wong   Each of the referrers will receive a $10 gift card. A matching $20 donation for each referral totaling  $100 was donated to the National Mulitple Sclerosis Society. making […]

    April 7, 2021

  • The Smell of Raindrops

    Yes! We’ve officially arrived to the Spring Equinox in the Pacific Northwest. The long grey winter is finally over and humans, creatures, plants and trees can rejoice due to longer days, warmer weather and the ever elusive big bright glowing ball in the sky to avail itself more often! One of the loveliest things included […]

    April 6, 2021

  • Your Home is in a Trust, WHY THAT MATTERS!

    Warning this article starts off dry & boring but if you hang in there it gets better with fireworks, fire, and other mayhem. First things first. What is a Trust? Basically, here are some layman’s definitions. A trust is a legal document that can be created during a person’s lifetime and survive the person’s death. […]

    March 12, 2021

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    Stinky’s Riddles March 2021

    Are you smarter than Stinky? A cowboy rides into town on Friday. He only stays in town for three days, but he leaves on Friday. How is this possible?   Email your answers to Stinky by April 5th and if you are correct you will be entered in a drawing for a $10 Starbucks gift […]

    March 10, 2021

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    “Give Back” Referral Rewards March 2021

    We would like to thank the following people for referring to us during February: Pilar Dennis Mike Girias Jeremy Schoolcraft (twice) Mike Skagen Diana Supple Dan Varelia Dave Varelia Matt Varelia   Each of the referrers will receive a $10 gift card. A matching $20 donation for each referral totaling  $180 was donated to the National […]

    March 9, 2021

  • Are Lights Effective for Burglary Prevention?

    It seems like a no-brainer to leave the lights on outside your home to deter burglars while you’re away (or even while you’re asleep). But, does that really work? Or, is it just a waste of electricity? Those answers can differ depending on a number of factors. However, one thing is clear: it takes more […]

    March 8, 2021