With our average “first snow” in the Portland area occurring around December 23rd, according to weather.com, I thought it would be a good idea to cover some winter driving reminders in this post. 1. Pace Start and stop slowly. The faster you try to get going or stop... Rental Car Insurance – What You Need To Know….. The kids are out of school and vacations are on the horizon. It is important to understand how your auto insurance policy covers rental cars. Most policies afford the same coverage you have on your personal vehicle to a... I was surfing content this morning, looking for a blog topic. I ran across an article on https://insurancenewsnet.com/  referencing a study from Chubb entitled “The Overlooked Gap In Financial Advice.”  The excerpt that caught my attention follows; U.S. adults... In October of 2017, both Oregon and Washington state strengthened laws to make talking on a cell phone and texting while driving illegal. Distracted driving is when a driver is paying attention to something not related to driving that makes the driver use their eyes,... Originally posted 1/9/18 reposted 1/23/18 As an insurance professional, I am often asked, “Why do my insurance rates keep going up?” This is a question that depends on several factors. Some have to do with your insurance company. Some have to do with you. Some have...April 4, 2017 | Lucas Cole The limits on your personal policies liability can effect your business. I am not a movie star, director, actor, or English teacher but I understand risk.