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Dec 10 2018
We printed this Q&A column in the Dec. 10, 2018 edition of The Lewiston Tribune
. Q: Is life insurance expensive? A: The answer is “NO”!
The fact is, term life insurance is very... more ›
Dec 6 2018 AMERICAN INSURANCE
- invites you to visit
- our new Moscow office
- 604 S. Washington St.
- (across from Umpqua Bank, diagonal from Moscow Food Co-op )
During our office closures,... more ›
Nov 27 2018 SWOT IT!
- As a business owner it’s time to make plans for a new year of success! One common planning technique is listing out your Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats - also... more ›
Nov 21 2018 2,655 lbs. - A TON of Thanks-giving!
- Here are John and Philip Sullivan with one of three full pallets of food donations. Also pictured is the new Fork Lift purchased with the Make More... more ›
Nov 6 2018 Safeco Insurance Senior Territory Manager, Amy Faucheux, CIC, is shown with Philip Sullivan, CIC and his SOAR award.
Philip Sullivan, CIC, has received the Safeco Outstanding Agent... more ›
Nov 1 2018 New location at 604 S Washington St, Moscow
- The Moscow office has moved now into our new office location at 604 S Washington St (the former Whitney Law office). The Sullivan family... more ›
Nov 1 2018
For your convenience we have added a new way to communicate with us – texting! Cell phones have become part of our everyday life. Now all you have to do is text this number and the message... more ›
Oct 30 2018 Now is the time to renew or change ACA individual and family medical plans
during the annual open enrollment period. American Insurance agents, Tim Gleason are Dave Root, are fully exchange... more ›
Oct 17 2018
Here are 10 teen driving stats that may surprise you and some ways to save money on your auto insurance with a new driver. Signing your teen up for an approved driver education program... more ›
Oct 15 2018 Slight increase for individual plans much lower than in recent years.
Final 2019 premium rates for individual and small group health insurance plans have been released by the Idaho... more ›
Oct 9 2018
A proposal for a (minus) -4.2 percent overall rate change to Idaho workers’ compensation insurance, effective January 1, 2019, has been approved by the Idaho Department of Insurance. The... more ›
Oct 5 2018 YOU MADE IT HAPPEN!
- Our thanks to all who “liked” and “shared” the Safeco Make More Happen
post to benefit our Community Action Partnership (CAP) Food Banks. Safeco offered to double the... more ›
Sep 28 2018 American Insurance is inviting all small business owners to partner with us again from Nov. 12-20 - now extended! -
for the 3rd Annual Hometown Business Food Drive. Just bring your... more ›
Sep 26 2018
The Washington Health Benefit Exchange Board recently certified the 2019 Qualified Health Plans (QHPs) and Qualified Dental Plans (QDPs) to be offered through Washington Healthplanfinder... more ›
Aug 10 2018
We printed this Q&A column in the Aug. 10, 2018 edition of The Lewiston Tribune. Q: Do I need an “Umbrella”? A: Yes, even in August you may need an Umbrella.
When we talk about an... more ›
Aug 7 2018
The Idaho Department of Insurance (DOI) has posted proposed health insurance premium rates and the requested increases for plans sold starting January 2019. Health insurance companies have... more ›
Jul 31 2018
Knowledge is power, and understanding the risks to your workers and your profits is the first step to protecting your business. AMERICAN INSURANCE represents Liberty Mutual who has just... more ›
Jul 10 2018
We printed this Q&A column in the July 10, 2018 edition of The Lewiston Tribune. Q. Is my contractor insured? A: Good question!
Hiring an uninsured contractor can end up embroiling... more ›
Jun 26 2018 You are part of something BIG!
Your trust and confidence in AMERICAN INSURANCE has made it possible for us to be a major sponsor of the valley’s Independence Day Fireworks Celebration for... more ›
Jun 26 2018
American Insurance was recognized by the YWCA of Lewiston-Clarkston for being the dessert sponsor of their 2018 fundraising event on February 23rd.
Amanda Wilhelm, YWCA community... more ›
Jun 26 2018
The votes are in! AMERICAN INSURANCE is honored to be once again selected as “Best of the West” insurance agency for 2018. The Sullivans & staff are very proud to be chosen and always... more ›
Jun 26 2018
We have purchased the former Whitney Attorney building at 604 South Washington in Moscow. It sits on the SE corner of Washington and 6th Street, across from Umpqua Bank and kiddie corner... more ›
Jun 26 2018 Here's how to find out.
- Hiring an uninsured contractor can end up embroiling you in lawsuits and cost you more than you ever imagined.
Summer is when we hire contractors for repairs,... more ›
Jun 26 2018
You need to know this .... Questions of liability follow every incident that hurts someone or damages their property. For a variety of reasons, the general person's understanding of what... more ›
Jun 14 2018 “After an auto accident, what optional coverages – other than comprehensive and collision – do most people wish they had purchased?”
That was the question posed to the insurance company... more ›
Jun 13 2018
Here's how an umbrella policy works to provide you with an additional excess insurance limit in a lawsuit. There are many instances when an accident, injury or other issue can occur where... more ›
Jun 8 2018
Problems with vendors amounted to 30 percent of claim payments for all wedding claims, according to Travelers Companies, Inc. which announced the findings of its recent analysis of wedding... more ›
Jun 1 2018 A new report finds that in 2016, 44% of fatally-injured drivers with known test results were positive for drugs,
up from 28% just 10 years prior, according to the Governors Highway Safety... more ›
Jun 1 2018 What every motorcyclist should know
- Why are motorcyclists over-represented in overall crashes and fatalities? Motorcyclists now represent approximately 14% of all motor vehicle-related... more ›
May 24 2018 Midyear change effective June 1
- Employers are benefiting from lower workers compensation rates as they continue to drop following trends of lower claims frequency, workplace safety... more ›
May 23 2018
Recent local newscasts showing area flooding - even outside a floodplain - should remind businesses and homeowners to be concerned about possible flooding. Philip Sullivan, Personal Lines... more ›
May 10 2018 This is why you must call before digging on your property.
Homeowners are the most likely to forget to call 811 before digging on their property. Something as simple as planting shrubs,... more ›
May 9 2018 TIME AGAIN TO VOTE - AMERICAN INSURANCE was voted "Best of the West" under the Insurance Agency category last year. If you think we are still the best choice we would appreciate your vote... more › May 3 2018
Whether you take to the lake for water sports, drift down the river casting your reel or sail the ocean blue, being on the water floats your boat. Your watercraft and its engine(s), your... more ›
May 2 2018 BOATING SEASON IS HERE!
As you prepare for boating season, American Insurance recommends you consider some newer boat insurance coverage options you may have missed. Agreed Value Loss... more ›
Apr 16 2018 The facts are different than you may think
- Click It or Ticket
isn’t about citations; it’s about saving lives. In 2016, there were 10,428 unbuckled passenger vehicle occupants killed in... more ›
Apr 12 2018 Chances are roughly one in eight that a driver is uninsured, according to new estimates from the Insurance Research Council (IRC).
After a seven year decline from a high of 14.9 percent... more ›
Apr 10 2018 A data breach at your business creates immediate and serious legal liabilities and exposes your good customers/clients to identity theft.
Regardless of the size of your business, federal... more ›
Apr 10 2018 The 2017 data breach of Equifax, one of the three largest US credit bureaus, was reported to have affected as many as 145.5 million US consumers.
As a result, many consumers have chosen to... more ›
Apr 10 2018
Nearly every week we hear of another major data breach or ransomware attack - lately Equifax and City of Atlanta. It is highly likely that the personal information of every American adult... more ›
Feb 7 2018 Natural disasters in 2017 will have little effect on Commercial Lines premiums in 2018.
That is not to say that natural disasters were insignificant. The record hurricanes, floods,... more ›
Jan 25 2018
There are reports that insurers or employers may be delayed in delivering their 1095-B or 1095-C forms to their clients or employees to show creditable coverage for 2017. Generally, you... more ›
Jan 24 2018 The Idaho and Washington health exchanges are reminding area residents who have not yet filed a federal tax return to do so by the Tax Day deadline or risk losing access to future tax... more › Jan 23 2018 The perfect storm?
Record hurricanes, floods, earthquakes, mudslides and wildfires coupled with already rising costs for medical injury claims, auto repairs with new tech, distracted... more ›
Jan 11 2018 How are we doing?“
We want you to tell us what you think of our service. Please send in a confidential message to management by filling out our short Customer Service Comment
form. Gift... more ›
Jan 10 2018
We printed this Q&A column in the Jan. 10, 2018 edition of The Lewiston Tribune
. Q: How can I cut insurance costs? A:
Is one of your New Year’s resolutions to spend less money on... more ›