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A brief look at how the pandemic and climate change is likely to affect your homeowners insurance rates

The one-two combo of the pandemic and climate change have resulted in an increase in the cost of building materials and labor. Record costs for building materials combined with rising labor costs may soon have an effect...

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Get your jewelry appraised again

Getting your jewelry appraised every 5 years will help assure you have the the right coverage for your items. Maybe it’s your wedding ring. Or a gold watch. Or a bracelet that’s been handed down for generations....

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Celebrating 49 years as we look back and look forward, too!

On September 15, 1972, Charles Meyer began selling insurance for Safeco and the Charles Meyer Insurance Agency was officially open for business. Charlie knew there was a need in the area for friendly, knowledgeable and...

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How Independent Agents Are Different from Captive Agents

When it comes to buying insurance, you have two primary options available to you: independent agents like us, and captive agents. While both can provide insurance services, these two types of insurance agents are not...

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An August re-run - some wellness tips that are worth repeating

Stretching is just one of many ways that you can be and feel better about yourself! Last year at this time, in sync with National Wellness Month, we shared these tips for maintaining your mental and physical health....

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Welcome to the Dog Days of August

We’ll be celebrating National Dog Day on August 26th! You’ve probably heard the expression “The Dog Days of August”. They can definitely be ‘ruff’ as we wind down summer and kids get ready to head back to school. But...

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Specifically insure your college student's laptop or PC

For just a few extra dollars, you can save yourself and your student a lot of money and frustration by separately insuring his or her laptop or pc. August marks the return of students to college and if you’ve got one...

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Benefits of Using a Dash Cam

More and more people these days are choosing to add dash cams to their vehicles, and for good reason. These small cameras can be highly useful to you, especially in the event that you get a traffic ticket or are...

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Tips for conserving energy around the house this summer

Adjusting your thermostat is just one of many ways you can conserve energy around the house. As the summer heats up, a lot of A/Cs are running 24 hours a day, resulting in some of your highest electric bills for the...

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As gas prices go up, these tips can help your consumption go down

You can’t control the cost of gas, but you can better manage how you use it. As a consumer, you can’t really do anything about the rising cost of gas, other than to consider purchasing an electric car. While that may be...

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