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Earthquake Coverage: There are Affordable Options

SEATTLE, Wash. – Earthquakes are unpredictable and the insurance industry doesn’t do ‘unpredictable’ very well. It’s a topic the Seattle Times tackles in its recent article: ‘Earthquake-insurance prices soar in...

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Tips to Avoid Frozen Pipes this Winter

SEATTLE, Wash. - It’s hard to think of a worse start to a winter day here in Seattle than turning on the faucet and … nothing. Maybe there’s a trickle of water, but it’s clear you have a frozen pipe. So, what now? Here...

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Insurance Services Group Gives Thanks this Year

SEATTLE, Wash. - As the hustle and bustle of the holiday season begins, we wanted to take a moment and share what Thanksgiving means to some of the members of our 'family' at Insurance Services Group.From all of us at...

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Infograph: Rising Auto Claims

SEATTLE, Wash. - More miles. More cars sold. More crashes. More claims. Each one of these factors plays a role in what we've seen happen over the last year or two when it comes to car insurance. According to our...

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Insurance Services Group is Committed to Protecting What Matters

SEQUIM, Wash. – What can $2,000 do for the local fire district? Insurance Services Group can’t wait to find out! Our agency was one of a handful of insurance agencies across the country selected to participate in the...

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What’s ‘Driving’ Up Auto Insurance Rates?

SEATTLE, Wash. - Stop and go. Slow down. Speed up. If you spend any time on the roads you know just how bad the traffic is these days. Not only are there more cars on the roadways but we’re also seeing an increase in...

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Safety Tips for Your Summer Swims

When the sun is out and the weather’s warm, people flock to the water — whether it’s the beach, a lake, a river or a backyard pool. But, wherever there’s water, there’s also danger. According to the U.S. Centers for...

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Got Life? The Facts Behind Life Insurance

SEATTLE, Wash. - ‘Stuff happens’…You’ve likely heard the phrase before, in one form or another, and nothing could be closer to the truth when it comes to everyday life. We talk a lot about home insurance, car insurance,...

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Full of Hot Air? Not Our HVAC Insurance Program

SEATTLE, Wash. - Imagine what $5,000, $10,000, even as much as $25,000 savings would mean for your business and your bottom line? Thinking about your budget is one thing - thinking about your insurance is another - and...

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Our Team Provides Decades of Insurance Service

SEATTLE, Wash. - When we say we know insurance - we truly mean it and our dedicated, highly experienced team is proof. In June, Melanie Ross from our Commercial Lines team in Sequim celebrated her 10-year anniversary...

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Hammer it Home: How to Insure Home Improvements

SEATTLE, Wash. - Summer is the perfect time to get outside and take advantage of the warm weather. It also happens to be a 'hot' time to do home improvement projects. As your to-do list grows chances are thinking about...

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Why Insurance Pricing is So Puzzling

SEATTLE, Wash. - You've probably asked it before. Maybe you're wondering it now - 'Why am I paying what I'm paying for my insurance?' Our team at Insurance Services Group hears this question a lot and rightfully so....

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Photo Contest: Let's Celebrate Dad's Day

Insurance Services Group is excited to announce our 3rd annual Father's Day Photo Contest. Have a special dad or grandpa? Show us what makes them so ‘extraorDADinary’. Draw a picture of a favorite activity you like to...

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Why Auto Insurance Limits Matter

SEATTLE, Wash. - Our carrier partners at Safeco Insurance recently shared this handy infograph regarding auto limits and we wanted to share it with you. Too often we hear from people looking to find ways to save money...

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Insurance Services Group Supports Foster Care Month

May marks National Foster Care Month - a chance to recognize and raise awareness about the role each of us can play in the lives of children and youth in foster care. This year, Insurance Services Group is excited to...

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Earthquake Insurance: The Threat is Real

SEATTLE, Wash. – As the number or people killed, injured, without power and water continues to grow following Japan’s most recent earthquake so too does our concern here in the Pacific Northwest. Based on a number of...

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Airbnb and Hosting Your Home: Are Your Covered?

SEATTLE, Wash. - Since its start nearly 10 years ago, the number of people listing their homes for guest stays through Airbnb has skyrocketed. As more and more vacation goers and business travelers look for alternatives...

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Insurance Services Group Lends a Helping Hand

SEATTLE, Wash. - Our team made headlines! Earlier this month our Edmonds team was lucky enough to offer some helping hands to students at Holy Rosary School. Each of the students collected and donated snack foods to...

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Edmonds Community Rallies Around Students in Need

EDMONDS, Wash. – When we say Insurance Services Group is a community agency, we truly mean it. Each of our offices in Edmonds, Sequim, and Lacey strives to make a difference in the lives of others and we’re proud of the...

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Paying the Price: The Cost to Insure Teen Drivers

Recently our president, Trevor Campbell, wrote an article for a community magazine talking about the challenges families and insurance companies face when it comes to insuring teen drivers. It's a topic we thought more...

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Grange Insurance Helps Students Attend College

SEATTLE, Wash. – Students across the Pacific Northwest are preparing for the next step in their lives and Grange Insurance wants to help. This fall, our carrier partners at Grange plan to award 22 academic and 3...

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Jewelry Protection to Last a Lifetime

SEATTLE, Wash. – Love is in the air. If you’re a romantic Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to celebrate those you hold near and dear. Whether it’s a diamond engagement ring, a new pair of earrings, or a sparkly new...

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Chubb and ACE Become One

SEATTLE, Wash. - When changes among our carriers occur we want to make sure our clients know. Some of you may have seen recent headlines announcing that ACE acquired Chubb in January. We have been following this news...

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Ten Insurance Terms Everyone Needs to Know

SEATTLE, Wash. - When it comes to insurance you’ve likely heard industry terms thrown around with no idea what they actually mean. At Insurance Services Group, we often use these terms but we also like our clients to...

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Independent? Direct? Captive? Which Insurance Buying Option is Right for You?

EDMONDS, Wash. – Insurance is confusing. It’s challenging to understand and can be downright frustrating to navigate. I know - I live it every day. My dad started our agency in 1980 so it’s safe to say I’ve grown up in...

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Do You Know What You Own? Home Inventory Made Easy

SEATTLE, Wash. – Ensuring the right coverage is in place is the first step in protecting your family and your home – creating a home inventory list is the next step. Making a thorough list of your personal property ...

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