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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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Staff Spotlight: Amy Winebarger

Every month we like to introduce one of our staff members so you can get to know them better. This month we spoke to Amy, an Associate Account Manager in the Commercial Dept. - she told us about her touching lottery dream of opening a trail-camping retreat for...

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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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Food as medicine: pick foods to help your mood

Some studies have shown that a healthy diet can help bolster your mood, and can even aid your overall mental health. Here, our partners at Kaiser list six types of food that check all the health boxes - they've even included a killer swiss chard recipe! When a bad...

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Trailering 101: A guide for safe towing

Towing isn't always as simple as it seems; hitching up a heavy load - be it a U-Haul trailer or a car hauler - can be intimidating for beginners. Fortunately, our partners at Hagerty Insurance put together this solid guide, which defines all the key vocabulary you'll...

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Important Notice to Our Customers and Partners

REGARDING COVID-19:

With the reopening of our state, Biggs is pleased to continue allowing on-premises visits from our customers.

We’re complying with CDC advice concerning indoor mask use by unvaccinated individuals.

Please do note: we still plan 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.