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Are Your Christmas Gifts Covered by Homeowners Insurance?

Are Your Christmas Gifts Covered by Homeowners Insurance?

Most of us are doing a lot of shopping this time of year! Christmas gifts and holiday sales mean everyone is buying a bit more than usual. What, you ask, does that have to do with insurance? Let’s look at some common purchases and how you can make sure they’re...

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Windshield Glass Repairs: Why It Can’t Wait

Windshield Glass Repairs: Why It Can’t Wait

A cracked windshield may not seem like a big deal and they are an unavoidable part of driving a car on our local streets. In fact, many people regard a cracked windshield as similar to a door ding: unsightly but harmless. A crack can happen for all kinds of...

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Full Coverage Car Insurance: What Is It?

Full Coverage Car Insurance: What Is It?

We often have people call requesting a car insurance quote for "full coverage". However "full coverage" doesn't really exist. What is "full coverage"? "Full coverage" is a phrase generally used by banks and car dealers to designate the minimum coverages required to...

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Most Important Car Insurance Coverages in Washington State

Most Important Car Insurance Coverages in Washington State

Legally Driving in Washington State To legally drive the roads of Washington State, a driver must be able to show a minimum amount of liability insurance. Anyone driving a vehicle in Washington must be able to show proof of financial responsibility to a police officer...

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Show Proof of Insurance on Cell Phone in Washington State

Show Proof of Insurance on Cell Phone in Washington State

In 2013, Washington state Governor Jay Inslee signed Senate Bill 5095 into law. This legislation allows drivers to provide proof-of-insurance and registration information from their "portable electronic device" to law enforcement officers. Most states now allow...

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DUI, SR22, and Cheap Car Insurance

DUI, SR22, and Cheap Car Insurance

You got a DUI, Now what? Relax, you just found an insurance agency that won’t judge and understands what you're going through. If it is your first DUI, you will probably have to pay a fine, get an SR22 filing to get your driver’s license unsuspended, and have an...

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Preparing Your Home For Vacation

Preparing Your Home For Vacation

Now that summer is in full swing, many people are leaving on vacation!  (Hopefully, you’re one of them!) Today we wanted to share a few ideas to help you protect your home and belongings, even while you’re out of town. Preparation Time: Book a pet...

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Ever Thought About Living in an RV Full Time?

Ever Thought About Living in an RV Full Time?

When you are using an RV as a residence, you need the right mix of coverages to protect the RV as both a vehicle and as a home. The National General Insurance RV policy is designed to specifically address the needs of RV owners. Full-Timers Coverage extends...

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7 Ways To Keep Your Car From Being Stolen

7 Ways To Keep Your Car From Being Stolen

Over 2,000 vehicles are stolen each day. The more quickly a car thief can steal your vehicle, the more appealing it is to them. Anything you can do to slow joy-riders or professional car thieves down will make your vehicle a less desirable target. Here are 4 ways you...

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10 Essential Winter Driving Tips

10 Essential Winter Driving Tips

Winter Driving Advice from National General Insurance 1. Winterize your vehicle.Check your battery, front and rear defrosters, fill up the washer fluid and antifreeze, inflate your tires to the correct pressure, and keep your gas tank at least half full to avoid...

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What is SR22 Insurance?

What is SR22 Insurance?

SR-22 insurance is simply a certificate sent electronically to the Department of Licensing (DOL) to prove you have active car insurance. Sometimes an SR-22 is referred to as a Certificate of Financial Responsibility filing.
Although referred to as “SR-22 insurance,” an SR-22 is not actually insurance but…

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