It will NEVER happen to YOU!

Many people think, “That will never happen to me!” This often comes after accidents like I discussed in my last post which you can find HERE.  My friend had the top half of his vehicle removed by a dump truck. I know, it cannot happen to you! In the mid-2000’s I had...

Friday Night Dinner….

Friday night dinner. Check out how this family figured out to keep it going. They’re not what they used to be but everyone appreciates they can get together.

Summer Safety

I started this week wanting to write a blog on tips to stay cool in the summer heat. The first thing on every single list is hydration. They say it over and over again. I figured we could all use a little education on hydration since my base definition was; drink more...

Life, Love It, Read This!

LIFE INSURANCE. I know, you have heard the same old song and dance before. Well, please, listen to me. This will make sure that those you care about, and even yourself, get taken care of if something happens to you. If you have been to my blog before you know it. Term...

Home Insurance 101

As we move into summer, Zillow tells me that there are over 37,000 recently sold homes in the Portland metro area.  That means that new homeowners have dealt with a real estate professional and a mortgage professional recently.  Something they may have glossed over is...

The power of COMPOUNDING interest

This blog explains compounding interest and how you can put that to work for you. Terms like compounding interest are important for anyone interested in financials to understand. This article will tell you why.

Making insurance sound cool 52 weeks a year……

Now I know, if you read this blog you have said to yourself, “How is he going to do this for 52 weeks?” This week I asked myself the same question. I have two kids at home and it’s hard enough to get them to watch a full Blazers game. So, imagine the task of getting...

Non-profits: Saving the world one day at a time.

My desire to help the communities I live and work in has far exceeded the reach of my own checkbook. This led me to the non-profit arena. As an insurance professional this takes me to the questions most people ask: “What kind of insurance should my non-profit have?”...