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Driving for Uber or Lyft? Make Sure You’re Insured

Popular rideshare services like Uber and Lyft are now available in larger cities across Oregon, including Eugene. And for many people, becoming a driver is an attractive way to pick up a little extra spending money. You’ll want to make sure you’re prepared for the associated costs, and that you and your customers are protected, to make it a smoo...
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Bridging the Insurance Gap as an Older Worker

Losing your job is never an enjoyable experience. It’s especially challenging for  older workers approaching retirement age . Not only has the job market become increasingly competitive, but finding health insurance after being displaced can add another element of stress. Fortunately, there are options for securing what, hopefully, will only be ...
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Are Extended Vehicle Warranties Worth the Cost?

To buy or not to buy an extended vehicle warranty? That is the question—and a quandary that pits  extra expense against peace of mind . Are you willing to roll the dice and hope for minimal repairs after the factory warranty expires? Or do you purchase coverage you might never need and rest easy knowing that many types of maintenance will be...
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5 Ways It Pays to Have Your Own Insurance Agent

There are seemingly endless ways today to achieve instant gratification with a few mouse clicks. Shopping has become so streamlined that you hardly need to leave the house anymore—even to buy a car. Depending on where you live, you can order one online from  Carvana  and have it show up on your driveway before your work week is over. How about...
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Is My Insurance Enough When Disaster Strikes?

The Pacific Northwest has its share of natural disasters. Because of their unpredictable nature, they should serve as a good reminder to be prepared. If you feel like you’re not ready for the next big one, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has a detailed guide for improving personal preparedness at  Ready.gov . When natural disaster...
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