Category Archives: Auto Insurance

Why is My Car Insurance Going Up – And What Can I do About It?

1
Mar
2017

  “Why did my insurance premium increase? I haven’t been in an accident, gotten any tickets, or made changes to my policy.” Sound familiar? My friend asked me this last week, and it’s a question insurance agents receive all the […]


Drive Alert, Arrive Alive! It’s Drowsy Driving Prevention Week

3
Nov
2015

As the days get shorter and darkness sets in sooner, you might notice increased fatigue throughout your day.  But be careful:  A sleepy driver can be just as dangerous to be around as a drunk driver or a speeding driver! […]


5 Reasons Why YOU Should Have Umbrella Insurance

23
Sep
2015

1. You’re Human. You Make Mistakes. Even a”small” backing accident can trigger extensive damage.  Click this link to read the story of “Just a little backing accident”.  A few years ago, a Seattle driver of a Ford pickup didn’t see a […]


Shopping For A New Car? Read These 5 Tips Before You Buy!

17
Dec
2014

If you are in the market for a new car and are looking to take advantage of low prices and dealer incentives before year-end, be sure to read this before you head out to the lot! A little preparation will […]


Holiday Travel Tips

17
Nov
2014

As the Holidays draw near, you might be packing up your family to head out – over the river and through the wood – to various winter festivities.  But on slippery roads and with unpredictable weather, it’s important to be […]


5 Reasons to Have Uninsured / Underinsured Motorist Coverage (UM / UIM)

12
Sep
2014

Whether you drive a lot or a little – when you are out on the road, you will likely be surrounded by other drivers.  Sometimes, lots of them. The problem is, not all of them carry the insurance they are […]


If You Rent a Car, Take Lots of Pictures!

21
Jul
2014

If you open the travel section of your local newspaper, you will likely find an article on rental car claims.  Individual stories include complaints about hidden fine print, inadequately prepared damage slips, falsely attributed damage reports, and, ultimately, a bill — […]


5 Reasons Why YOU Should Have Umbrella Insurance

20
Nov
2013

1. You’re Human. You Make Mistakes. Even “small” accidents can have big consequences.  Click this link to read the story of “Just a little backing accident”.  A few years ago, a Seattle driver of a Ford pickup didn’t see a fire hydrant […]


Skagit River Bridge Collapse: Would Your Car Insurance Pay?

8
Jun
2013

Only a few short weeks after the Skagit River bridge collapse near Mt. Vernon, WA, we are still shocked by the magnitude of this vehicular accident!  Can you imagine driving at 60 mph only to see the road in front of […]


In Case of Doubt, Hit the Deer

12
Mar
2013

Did you know that there are over 1.5 million deer/car collisions every year?  Especially if you live in a rural area, you may encounter deer on or near the road almost every day.  Car / deer collisions can be very […]