WHAT’S RENTERS INSURANCE AND WHY DO I NEED IT?

About a year ago I moved into my Aunt’s place—a place, that does not require a renters policy. I had the same thoughts about coverage that most first time renters probably share (whether or not they’re true): I’m not much of a partier, I don’t/won’t have animals, my partner/friends are not a danger to my belongings, and I generally don’t do stupid things. Why do I need coverage?

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PEDESTRIAN DEATHS ARE ON THE RISE AND IT’S OUR PROBLEM

Now, for the first time in two decades, research produced on behalf of the Governors Highway Safety Association reveals we’ve had 6,000 pedestrian deaths across the U.S. in 2016 alone.

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WE’RE SOURCING SUSTAINABLY AND CAN’T STOP

We certainly never expected to find ourselves lodged in a reality where the EPA is being slashed into non-existence. While our current administration is failing to support vital programs affecting drinking water, climate change, and food controls—the essentials we all need—we’ve been taking things into our own hands.

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Road Trip Prep

In the course of packing, plotting, car checkups, and assembling routes, the most important step in planning a road trip is lost to most: checking your insurance policy. One flat tire, fender bender, or a missed event can ruin undertakings further down the road. Fifteen minutes with your insurance agent and these four inquiries can […]

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Supporting Women-Owned Businesses

Why we buy women-owned and how you can do it too Being an insurance brokerage, most people tend to group our business in with bankers, accountants, and sometimes even car salesmen. This inevitably comes with images of men selling things in suits—definitely not any of us. We’re a women-owned and operated business with a completely […]

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What You Should Know: Fundraising for Women’s March on Washington

What you should know: fundraising for women’s march on washington and my photo with gloria STeinem. I recently took at little left turn (no pun intended) as the fundraiser for all of the Women’s Marches in Washington State. I honor my amazing staff for keeping the home fires burning while I spent, literally, 80 hour […]

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DIY EARTHQUAKE GUIDE

As a creative working for an insurance brokerage, I never intended to confront how irresponsibly I was living my life. Apparently the Pacific Northwest, Washington in particular, has a one in five chance of another big one occurring within 50 years. In case you haven’t been haven’t been working in insurance, and thus don’t suffer […]

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Uber and Lyft Coverage – One Endorsement Away

I don’t have a lot of experience with Uber of Lyft. In fact, I’ve only been in a Lyft vehicle once in my life. It was a great experience, aside from my agent conscious questioning, “I wonder if this driver realizes he may have no collision coverage to repair his car if he gets in […]

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Innovative Insurance Startups and DIY Dilemmas

As of late, I’ve noticed some innovative new disrupters in the insurance industry.  YAY!  It’s taken so long for the startup world to look at insurance because, let’s face it,  it’s NOT exactly sexy! Most of the new trending products revolve around making matters of insurance more accessible to the everyday buyer, increasing the ease […]

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Cell Phones

My mom recently wondered what we did before cell phones.  How did we meet up after errands? How did we coordinate activities? How did we make things work?  I told her that in the day, we went on an errand and then we came back to home or office.  Life was simpler.  Cell phones have […]

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