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Staff Spotlight: Nolan Biggs

Every month we like to introduce one of our staff members so you can get to know them better. The first spotlight of 2021 features Nolan, our Personal Lines Agent, who told us about a memorable skydiving adventure, the excitement brought by a new Netflix series, and...

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Detox diets and cleanses: Kaiser clinicians weigh in

With the new year (bye, 2020!) comes New Year's resolution season — lots of folks are reassessing their eating habits, or maybe just looking to lose weight quickly after indulging over the holidays. Some may turn to detoxes, fasts, or juice cleanses, but before you...

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Common winter weather claims and how to beat them

It might surprise you to learn that ice, not snow, is one of the likeliest causes of winter weather-related homeowners insurance claims. Here, our friends at PEMCO talk preventative measures you can take against ice, windstorms, and excess runoff. Perspective recently...

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Staff Spotlight: Mark Kroll

Every month we like to introduce one of our staff members so you can get to know them better. This month, our Commercial Agent of nearly twenty-three years, Mark, tells us about his first job at Waldorf Kennels, his love of hockey, and quality time with his pet...

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Election Stress Getting To You? 4 Ways To Keep Calm

With Election Day just around the corner, many Americans are on edge. Nearly 70% of respondents said the elections are a significant source of stress, according to a survey out this month from the American Psychological Association. The survey also found that a...

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Questions to help set home replacement cost

Does this sound familiar: you're going through a detailed application for homeowners insurance, and you arrive at a question asking for your home replacement cost... you're left scratching your head - where to start?! This guide from our partners at Cincinnati is a...

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Halloween 2020: can’t stop the spooky!

The CDC cautions that "many traditional Halloween activities can be high-risk for spreading viruses," but also suggests some alternate ways to observe the holiday, broken up into lower- and moderate-risk tiers. Here's an abridged selection: Low risk: Carving pumpkins...

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What is a ghost workers’ compensation policy?

What would ghosts even NEED workers' comp for - accidental (re)death by ghostbusting? Muscles pulled by over-enthusiastic chain rattling?! (We crack ourselves up.) In actuality, this is a type of workers' comp policy that could benefit businesses with no employees...

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Staff Spotlight: Shannon LaShomb

Every month we like to introduce one of our staff members so you can get to know them better. This month, our Senior Account Executive Shannon tells us about her unstoppable love of reading, the memory of meeting her husband, and happily learning of Biggs' zeal for...

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Auto insurance coverages and what they mean

We could all use a return to basics now and then - check out this handy glossary of auto insurance terms from our friends at PEMCO. It also includes info on required coverages in WA & OR, making it a great resource to share with younger folks purchasing their own...

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Staff Spotlight: Amanda Kramer

Every month we like to introduce one of our staff members so you can get to know them better. This month, our Marketing Associate Amanda tells us about her first job at Starbucks as a teenager and her dreams of a Greece vacation (and shouts out a certain Biggs team...

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Important Notice to Our Customers and Partners

REGARDING COVID-19:

As we enter the new 'Healthy Washington' plan, Biggs is pleased to once again allow on-premises visits from our customers.

However, given that many of our crew will continue to primarily opt for telework, for the time being, we ask that you make an appointment in advance so you can be assured your representative will be present.

Our phones remain staffed from 8:30am-5pm, 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.