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Safety Tips For Your Summer Vacation

The family summer vacation is a time-honored tradition, and it often includes a trip to one of our beautiful Washington State beaches, parks, city attractions or events. While the weather is sunny, the water cool and...

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What Should Go in Your Home Safe (or Safe-Deposit Box)?

Spring has arrived in the Northwest, which means it’s time to clean the cobwebs out of the corners, organize the closets and so forth. While you’re at it, don’t forget to revisit the important documents and other items...

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The Type of Fire Extinguisher Every Home Should Have

A fire is a fire, and a fire extinguisher is a fire extinguisher, right? Well, not quite. There are actually different types of fires and different types of extinguishers that respond best to each one. So, which is...

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Navigate Rainy Roadways With Care

It’s just rain — how much impact can it really have on your driving?The answer (even in Washington): A LOT. You’re likely to experience lower visibility, reduced traction and increased difficulty in handling your car...

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Identity Protection Tips for Tax Season

What’s the most important number for you this tax season? The amount of your refund? The amount you owe? The number of hours spent poring over all the other numbers? All of those are pretty important, but none of them...

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What to Do After a Car Accident...

Freezing temperatures, gusts of wind, patches of ice, thick grey fog – winter can be a horrible time to be on the road in the Pacific Northwest. Between our mountain passes covered with snow and the valleys filled with...

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How to Avoid Animal-Vehicle Collisions

About 2 million times every year, animals and cars collide on U.S. roadways — often causing serious and even fatal injuries to drivers and passengers, along with about $1 billion in damage, according to the U.S....

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Thrifty Security: Burglar-Proof Your Home for the Holidays

It's not unusual, when you set out on that holiday trip, to look back at the house a little nervously. Sure, you remembered to lock the doors, but just how secure are things? What might happen while you're away?One way...

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5 Things to Know About Fallen Trees & Insurance Coverage

Insurance Claims for Fallen Trees - It’s the time of year when the temperatures cool down, the wind picks up and trees and branches fall down and it happens every year in the fall and winter months around the Northwest,...

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Safe, Secure Shopping: Tips for Black Friday

It's become almost as much a part of Thanksgiving as turkey and football: Black Friday, the morning-after (or in some cases evening-after) shopping spree. It's the biggest shopping day of the year, an event in its own...

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