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Q&A: Is life insurance expensive?

We printed this Q&A column in the Jan. 10, 2017 edition of The Lewiston Tribune. Q: Is life insurance expensive? - A: The fact is, term life insurance is very affordable and inexpensive, but sadly most people don’t...

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Floods may be coming – are you covered?

Idaho has had more than its share of snow this winter, and the next big weather event may very well be flooding from rapid snow melt or rising water. The Idaho Department of Insurance reminds consumers that water damage...

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Finding lost life insurance policies

Locator will help consumers find lost life insurance policies, annuities. The Idaho Department of Insurance and the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) recently announced a national service that...

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Neglecting ‘Life’

Life has a habit of getting very busy – from raising a family, to buying a home, to building a business or a career. We can procrastinate taking care of a fundamental insurance coverage that protects our dreams for the...

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Deadliest Day of the Year

Jan. 1 is the deadliest day on average for alcohol-related crashes involving a motor vehicle, pedestrian or bicyclist, a new Insurance Institute for Highway Safety analysis shows. New Year's evokes visions of...

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Health exchange enrollment up in all areas

Around 6.4 million consumers across the country have signed up for health insurance plans through the Affordable Care Act, an increase of 400,000 plan selected from last year. More than 98,000 Idahoans have selected a...

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Working smoke alarms -- a New Year's Resolution!

A working smoke alarm can save a life. In the 24-hour period from Dec. 19-20, the Idaho State Fire Marshal was called on to investigate three home fires. None of the homes had working smoke alarms. One fire resulted in...

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2016 Celebrated by Staff

AMERICAN INSURANCE staff and management celebrated our annual employee meeting and awards ceremony on December 16, 2016. President John Sullivan talked about upcoming changes in 2017 in the insurance industry and how...

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Food Drive - Thanks for your support!

You helped our Agents and employees at AMERICAN INSURANCE collect 708 lbs. of donations during our Food Drive last week to support the Community Action Partnership (CAP) Food Bank! Steven Small (left), with the Lewiston...

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Q & A: What is the status of Obamacare?

We printed this Q&A column in the Dec. 10, 2017 edition of The Lewiston Tribune. Q: What is the status of Obamacare? - A: It may take as long as three years for the Trump / Republican repeal of the Affordable Care...

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