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News & insight from
PEMCO Insurance
September 2018

What do those yellow speed signs really mean?

You see them on almost every rural road in the Northwest – those yellow signs, usually preceding a curve, warning of a lower speed limit. But do you know what you're legally obligated to do...

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When the creek's rising, it's too late to buy flood insurance

​​Did you know that virtually all homeowners insurance sold in the United States (including PEMCO's) doesn't cover the kind of seasonal flooding you see every year on the news? ...

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Fall to-do list for your home, car, and boat

​​You know it's about time to replace the shorts and tees in your dresser with jeans and sweaters. But did you know your home and car need a few "out with the old" changes, too?...

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What to know if your child is headed to college this month

​​​Taking a car to school? Living on or off campus? PEMCO follows your kids as they move from home to college. Before the big farewell, you may want to give us a call...

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Have you upgraded to a programmable thermostat?

​​​With cooler months approaching, you can shave a few bucks off your heating bill when you switch to a programmable thermostat. Not only would it give you "set it and forget it" convenience, your local utility may pay for part of it...

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What should I do after an accident?

Tires screeching. Horns blaring. An abrupt jolt. You've just been in a fender bender. Now what? If your first instinct is to apologize profusely to the other driver and call PEMCO, you need to read this...

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