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Alliant and Biggs: a letter from our President

Dear valued client of Biggs, I wanted to personally share some exciting news with you: we at Biggs Insurance have entered into an agreement to be acquired by Alliant Insurance Services Inc., one of the nation’s largest and most dynamic insurance brokerage firms....

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Halloween 2021 in Vancouver, WA

Stumped on how to celebrate the spooky season this year? Never fear, muahaha 💀🕯️ We've got you covered with a COVID-safe activity no matter who you are. Scope out this list of events local to the Vancouver area; you're sure to find something that's up your alley!...

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10 creepy superstitions and their origins

Our friends at The Hartford did a deep dive into where these ten superstitions came from - a couple of which we'd never even heard of before! Even if you don’t consider yourself superstitious, there’s a good chance that superstitious beliefs have still worked their...

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Staff Spotlight: Alison Freisz-Steward

Every month we like to introduce one of our staff members so you can get to know them better. This month we spoke to Alison, a Senior Account Manager in Commercial Lines - she told us about her hobby of caring for and showing miniature horses, her fierce pride towards...

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Should you purchase insurance for your rental car?

We often get calls from clients at the rental dealership, wanting to get our views on this question. Our friends at Pemco penned the following article, which might save you from having to call in the first place - and be sure to check out our auto insurance page for...

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5 ways to protect your home from wildfire embers

The Oregon Bootleg fire has been making national headlines recently, with many experts stressing that we can expect to see more frequent and intense fires throughout the summer and beyond. One potential danger that may not get quite as much press is ember intrusion,...

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Why you need HR for a small business

Our friends at The Hartford put together this detailed rundown on the importance of having well-trained HR professionals on your team as a small business owner. It's a bit long, so if you'd rather get a quick primer on how our benefits dept. can help you with HR...

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Staff Spotlight: Karadee Dunbar

Every month we like to introduce one of our staff members so you can get to know them better. This month we spoke to Karadee, a Senior Account Manager in Personal Lines - she told us about a beautifully-timed decision to take up needlepoint, learning the basics of...

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Home office best practices

This past year, 'work from home' has become an undeniable set of buzzwords (or a buzzphrase...? 🤔). Workers comp considerations have come into play as employers face worries about inadequate or injury-causing WFH setups. Here, our partners at Chubb present some advice...

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Staff Spotlight: Victoria Russell-Schlienz

Every month we like to introduce one of our staff members so you can get to know them better. This month we spoke to Victoria, a Senior Account Manager in the Commercial Dept. - she told us about her new favorite hobby (making pottery!), her first job (remarkably -...

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Courts during COVID: prepare for the new normal

Courts nationwide are facing a backlog of cases - and with inconsistent COVID protocols from state to state, many have been using virtual tools for mediation and trials. Is this the new normal, or are there too many drawbacks to videoconferencing? Our partners at...

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Important Notice to Our Customers and Partners

REGARDING COVID-19:

Biggs is complying with the new Washington state order requiring indoor mask use by both vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals. Kindly mask up while visiting.

We’re continuing to offer work-from-home arrangements to many of our crew. We ask that you call or email before you swing by, so you can be assured your representative will be present.

Our phones remain staffed from 8:30 am - 5 pm, M-F, and if you want to email your agent directly but don’t have their info, you may find it here.

Thanks for your patience, and stay healthy.