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PEMCO Insurance
August 2018

When to pass a school bus (and when to stay put)

With school buses set to roll out across the Northwest in just a few weeks, now's a great time to brush up on your school bus road rules. Ready?...

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Ready to take another run at buying a home?

If you're a would-be homebuyer wrangling to stake your claim to the American Dream, we have welcome news. In parts of the Northwest's super-heated real estate market, the number of homes for sale has increased over the past three months...

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Stay safe in your car with locked doors

Should you drive with your doors locked? The short answer is yes. Locking your doors reduces your risk of being carjacked and also can be safer in an accident by making the door less likely to pop open...

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Do you need to pay big bucks for a child car seat?

If you've ever gone shopping for child car seats, you know the price can range anywhere from $50 to $400. But since all car seats have to meet the same minimum federal standards, do you know what that extra money is or isn't buying you?...

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Avoid the shock of electrical hazards

Suddenly the owner of an older home? Watch for electrical hazards. We love older homes – the quality craftsmanship, established neighborhoods, and one-of-a-kind custom features. But sometimes, electrical hazards lurk in vintage charmers...

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How long will a ticket affect my insurance?

Ugh. You've just gotten a speeding ticket. You know the citation will put a minor dent in your wallet now. But could the real hit come later, when your insurance company finds out and raises your rates?...

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