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    Safe Driving in Winter Weather

    Millions of Americans will be traveling this holiday season, and if it’s anything like previous years, a lot of that travel will be on the road. Last year, AAA estimated that more than 100 million Americans were planning a trip of more than 50 miles during the holidays—and that was just between Dec. 23 and […]

    November 29, 2018

  • 10 Ways Your Neighbor Annoys You

    As a firefighter we are called out to settle disputes between neighbors who are unhappy with each other about a warming fire on a cool night when one has their windows open, or somebody smoking or grilling food and the smells permeate their neighbors homes. We usually ask them to work it out and leave […]

    November 28, 2018

  • In A Car Accident? Consider Diminished Value Claim

    As a professional firefighter and insurance agent, car accidents are an everyday occurrence in my life. But, the one thing you never hear discussed is “diminished value”. When the subject is brought up, everyone agrees that it’s only fair that the responsible party should pay for damages that will lower the overall value of the vehicle that was […]

    November 13, 2018

  • Insurance Awareness Day

    Insurance Terms Made Easy Best day of the year, Arrowhead Insurance is finally celebrating its favorite holiday of the year: Insurance Awareness Day! Time for a party!   That certainly calls for poem-making, party-throwing, and having a good ‘ol time talking about what makes insurance so exciting! We believe that being an independent insurance agent means more within […]

    November 9, 2018

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    Keep Pets Happy and Safe on Vacation

    You’re not just imagining it—a lot of people are traveling with their pets these days. According to a TripAdvisor survey of more than 1,000 travelers, 53% of those responding said they take their pets on vacation, and 52% stay only at places that welcome pets. (For some people, the “welcome” part doesn’t matter: 20% admitted […]

    November 8, 2018

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    5 Common (and Potentially Costly) Homeowners Mistakes

    Owning a home is usually a great experience. But it can also be a hassle, especially when unexpected issues pop up—whether you have a minor breakdown or a major catastrophe, it’s almost certainly going to require time and money to fix. In many instances, however, those “unexpected” issues shouldn’t really be a surprise at all, […]

    October 23, 2018

  • Five Ways to Protect Your Personal Electronic Data

    Online data breaches are just an unfortunate fact of life now—as the New York Times put it, you might as well assume that your personal information has been taken, because cyberattacks happen all the time. That’s why we recommend Safeco’s identity-recovery coverage, available for just $1 a month for our homeowners customers. It’s best if you […]

    October 2, 2018

  • Kids Are Heading Back to School — Let’s Keep Them Safe

    The end of summer means many things, such as cooler weather, shorter days and … the start of football is here! But most important, it means kids are headed back to school. And that means we all should be extra careful on the roads, in school zones and around buses. Don’t forget to watch for […]

    September 14, 2018

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    Let’s Keep Our Lawns – and Ourselves – Safe

    For many of our neighbors, summer means more than sunshine and vacations. It also means working in the yard – often with tools that can be dangerous if not used properly. Each year about 400,000 people are treated for injuries from lawn and garden tools, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). Don’t […]

    August 20, 2018

  • 4 Reasons Why You Need Classic Car Insurance

    I recently purchased my first collector vehicle. After 20 years of writing these types of policies for my valued clients, I quickly became aware of the certain advantages that come with a classic car policy in Arizona. Over the years, I’ve written hundreds of stated and agreed value policies with Grundy and Hagerty and each […]

    August 3, 2018