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Protect Your Family From the ‘Silent Killer’

Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless, invisible gas that results when certain fuels do not burn completely. And it can be deadly. That's why it's important to know how to prevent it, detect it, and protect yourself...

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Spring is coming to Oregon!

With the days getting longer and the weather getting warmer, we here at Fox Insurance Agency are starting to think about spring. (Or at least hoping that springtime is coming, anyway.) And whether spring arrives on time,...

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Be Prepared for Driving In Bad Weather Before You Hit the Road in Portland Oregon and beyond!

No matter the season, rain, fog, sleet, snow, ice and wind... bad weather is the enemy of every driver in Oregon. Fox Insurance Agency wants you to be safe. Even if you are satisfied that your vehicle and all of its...

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Teach teens to drive safely in Oregon, Washington and elsewhere - and help save their lives!

In 2009, 3,466 teenagers died in the United States from automobile crash injuries, according to Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Such injuries are by far the leading public health problem among youths 13...

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Things to keep in mind when buying a car in Oregon

Buying a new car in Portland or Beaverton is an exciting time - but it can also be stressful. After all, you're trying to get the best deal on price, while also deciding on the make, model and features you need. Here at...

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Preventing Identity Theft At Tax Time

Even if you're expecting a refund, tax time can be stressful. Gathering all the necessary income and financial information, making sure forms are completed and filed on time, and waiting to see if you'll owe or get...

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Renters Insurance in Portland, Oregon and Beyond!

If you rent a house or apartment, your possessions are NOT covered under your landlord's policy. Having renters insurance can protect your belongings and give you peace of mind. For more information about...

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Tips to stay safe during your snowmobile vacation

If you live or vacation where the weather gets cold and the snow starts falling, some people are content to cozy up next to the fire with a good book and concentrate on staying warm. For others, though, it's time to get...

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Throwing a New Year’s Eve Party? Tips On Being A Responsible Host!

"Those throwing a party in Portland, Oregon or any location where alcohol is served have both a legal and moral responsibility to make sure that their guests are capable of getting home safely," said Loretta Worters,...

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Staying For the Snow in Oregon and Washington This Winter? Protect Your Motorhome and RV From the Cold

First things first: If you're a snowbird, and headed away from Portland and Beaverton this winter to a sunnier and warmer spot, you can move on to the next article. Just know that we here at Fox Insurance Agency wish...

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Tips for Preparing for Your Holiday Driving Trip

Millions of Americans will do some traveling this holiday season - the majority of it by car. Of course, winter weather creates a unique set of challenges on the roadways, whether you're simply driving around in ...

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Make Sure Your Holidays Stay Happy … and Safe

You'll no doubt hear the phrase "Happy Holidays!" about a thousand times over the next month or two. Here at Fox Insurance Agency, we'd like to change that a little bit: "Happy - and Safe - Holidays!" While the holidays...

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Celebrate the Season of Light in Oregon Safely

Candles, lights and decorations are an essential part of the holiday season. Unfortunately, they also increase the risk of fire and injury. Each year fires occurring during the holiday season injure nearly 3,000...

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Smoke Detector Safety

Having properly functioning smoke detectors is essential to the safety of your home and family. Learn how to keep you and your family safe. Call Fox Insurance Agency for tips on how to save money on your home,...

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Is Your Oregon Home as Energy Efficient as it Could Be?

Drafty windows. Leaky faucets. Dirty air filters. All are common issues here in Oregon and Washington, and they're not only annoying, they also cost you money in decreased energy efficiency and higher utility bills....

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When the Weather Turns in Oregon, Make Sure Your Home is Ready

Summer has ended, but there's no need to fret here in Portland and Beaverton: Fall brings with it crisp, cool days, wonderful colors - and football season! It also brings some maintenance tasks Fox Insurance Agency...

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Tips On Renting A Car For The Thanksgiving Holiday

It is estimated that over 42 million Americans will travel 50 or more miles away from home this Thanksgiving holiday. Since many of these travelers will be renting a car, it is important they understand car rental...

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Trees and Insurance: Tips on What Is and Is Not Covered

One of the most frequent questions we receive from consumers in Portland, Oregon and beyond is whether their insurance covers fallen trees. For tips on how to save money and get better protection on all your...

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Figure Out Your Auto Insurance Needs

When choosing auto insurance, you want complete coverage for the best price. There's a lot to think about when choosing auto insurance. In some states, to license your car you must carry liability coverage for damages...

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Fire Safety Tips To Protect Your Family In Oregon

Each year house fires occur more frequently during the winter months due to holiday decorations, malfunctioning furnaces, and increased use of cooking appliances and fireplaces, according to the U.S. Fire Administration....

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Halloween Safety: Be Ready When the Little Goblins Come Out in Portland

It's a night full of treats for both kids and adults in Portland and Beaverton. But a number of factors including lots of people walking in the dark, the threat of wet and stormy weather, strangers coming to your door -...

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“Tricks” For Making Your Halloween Party Safe

Scary Thought: You Could Be Liable if Guests Drink Too Much At Your Halloween Party! - Halloween can be a fun time of trick-or-treating, jack-o'-lanterns and costume parties, but it can also be a deadly time of...

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Halloween Safety Guide

For some great tips to make your Halloween safe and fun please visit the following website: http://www.halloween-safety.com For tips on keeping your home insurance safe and to get the best for all your insurance needs...

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Proper Home Maintenance: Tips In Preventing Losses

Properly maintaining your home is an important responsibility and will save you money through the years. Homeowners insurance does not cover you for "everyday mishaps" that you could have prevented. This video will show...

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Winterizing Your Boat in Oregon

Whether you've got a rowboat or a big cabin cruiser, we here at Fox Insurance Agency want to make sure you have the tips you need to keep your boat protected when it's not in use. The first step in winterizing your boat...

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Winter Driving Tips for the Pacific Northwest

In many cities and towns throughout Oregon and Washington it's difficult (if not downright impossible) to remain house bound during the winter season. Therefore, the following tips should help drivers deal with the...

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Money Saving Tips for New Car Buyers

Getting a deal on a new car takes a little patience, a bit of research and some luck. If you're in the market for a new car, check out the following tips: Finding the right car Visit some dealerships and search for the...

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School Bus Safety

Teaching your children a few simple guidelines about the school bus will help keep them out of harm's way and help get them home safe and sound. For tips on how to save money and get better protection on your...

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Is Your Home Underinsured?

For many people, their home is their most valuable asset. Do you have enough home owner insurance coverage to completely rebuild your home in Portland, Beaverton, Lake Oswego or elsehwere? Have you recently talked with...

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Easy tips to help keep your car from early retirement!

There are many ways to help increase your vehicle's longevity while at the same time keeping your peace of mind intact. Here are a few tips to help you get the most out of one of your largest investments. Make it your...

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How to Avoid Buying a Flooded Car in Portland, Oregon and elsewhere. You Tube Video.

Before you buy a used car, be sure you know the vehicle's history. In the video below, you receive tips on how to identify a flooded car so you can protect yourself from purchasing a lemon. For information on ...

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Test Your Insurance IQ: Life Insurance You Tube Video

Do you know the difference between Term and Whole life insurance? Permanent versus Variable policies? Make sure you understand the basics about life insurance. For more information about life insurance and other...

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Uninsured Motorists in Portland, Oregon and beyond! You Tube Video.

Drivers with no auto insurance coverage are more common than you think. And unless your own policy protects you, getting involved in an accident with an uninsured motorist will cost you. Contact us today at Fox...

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Road Rage in Portland Oregon and beyond! You Tube Video.

Studies show that perceptions of "aggressive driving" vary across the country and your actions behind the wheel may mean very different things to different drivers. Learn some safety tips courtesy of Fox Insurance...

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Let’s keep our lawns and ourselves safe in Oregon

For many of our neighbors in Portland and Beaverton, summer means more than sunshine and vacations. It also means working in the yard often with tools that can be dangerous if not used properly. Each year about 400,000...

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Summer and Fall Vacation Safety: A Little Planning Goes a Long Way

We love it here , but summertime and fall is the time for getting away! And whether your escape is by air, land or sea, Fox Insurance Agency can help ensure you are covered. Just because you're on vacation, though,...

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Portland, Summers Mean Backyard Grilling Safely!

Just like hamburgers and hot dogs, a sizzling grill is a symbol of summer in Portland and Beaverton, Oregon. And grilling isn't just about great food. Backyard barbecues often create treasured memories with friends and...

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Who to Contact in an Emergency Situation in Portland, Oregon and elsewhere!

If the unthinkable happens, we here at Fox Insurance Agency understand that your most valuable assets are more than just items on a balance sheet. We know that information is critical during a time of catastrophe. Sites...

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Should you buy life insurance?

It is commonly agreed by many financial experts that life insurance should be the cornerstone of sound financial planning. The following are just a few examples of the many uses and benefits life insurance can offer: ...

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Oregon Riders – Be Safe on Your Motorcycle!

To stay safe on Portland and Beaverton streets, you need the right skills to control your ride, and the best safety equipment for just-in-case. Fox Insurance Agency cares about your safety - so keep these helpful tips...

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What to do if something happens on, or to your boat

Being on the water in your boat can be a real joy, but it pays to know what to do if you're involved in an accident in Oregon and Washington, or if something happens to your personal watercraft (PWC) when it's on shore....

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You need more than a tarp to keep your boat covered

Whether you own a Jet Ski, a small ski boat, fishing boat, or a 26 foot cruiser, knowing that you're covered by the right boat insurance should give you the peace of mind to relax and enjoy every minute of your boating...

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Common Misunderstandings About Portland Car Insurance

When purchasing Portland Car Insurance, or auto insurance in Beaverton, Vancouver, Oregon, Washington, or anywhere else, it's important to understand the factors that affect your car insurance premium rates and...

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Recreational Vehicle and Motorhome Safety Tips

Avoid any delays and unexpected problems when you take your recreational vehicle or motorhome out for what should be a relaxing trip from Portland or Beaverton. Follow some of our suggestions below, and consider...

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Understanding Identity Theft in Portland, Oregon

Your Identity Belongs to You. Some Suggestions From Fox Insurance Agency to Help Protect It. Today, identity theft is a problem facing all of us. It is critical that we be on guard and take appropriate measures to...

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Purchasing, safety tips for your boat trailer in Oregon and Washington

Along with owning a boat a trailer is commonly an essential requirement. It is important that when purchasing a trailer in Oregon, Washington or elsewhere, that you stay within the trailers recommended capacity...

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Your Guide to Oregon Personal Watercraft Safety

We recognize at Fox Insurance Agency that one of the fastest growing American pastimes in Oregon and Washington is recreational boating. Although many boaters cruise the waterways in powerboats and sailboats, personal...

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Lowering the Cost of Classic Car Insurance in Portland, Oregon

How much you pay for classic car insurance depends on many factors. Following the suggestions below may help you lower the cost of your classic car or collector vehicle insurance with Fox Insurance brokers in Oregon and...

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Lowering the Cost of Homeowners & Renters Insurance in Oregon

Who doesn't want to save money on homeowners insurance? For homeowners and renters in Portland and Beaverton - and elsewhere - you have options when it comes to lowering your home insurance costs. How You Can Lower Your...

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Lower the Cost of Your Auto Insurance in Oregon

Drivers ask the team at Fox Insurance Agency this more than just about anything else - how do you save money on auto insurance policies? There are a number of factors that go into determining the cost of your car...

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Recreational Vehicle and Motorhome Safety Tips

Avoid any delays and unexpected problems when you take your recreational vehicle or motorhome out for what should be a relaxing trip from Portland or Beaverton. Follow some of our suggestions below, and consider...

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Summer Means More Teens in the Workplace

Business news often reports that it's difficult for teenagers to find work here in Oregon but nonetheless, as summer approaches thousands of teenagers will enter the workforce, many for the first time. This is an...

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Estimate Your Home Value to Match Coverage Limits in Portland, Oregon

Your home may be worth as much or more than your retirement account. As a result, it makes sense to track your home insurance as carefully as you do your 401k. Getting Started with Fox Insurance If you haven't checked...

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Condo Unit Owner’s Insurance in Oregon

Insuring a condominium in Oregon or Washington is different than insuring a home. And the biggest difference is knowing where your responsibilities begin and end. That's why it really pays to work with a knowledgeable...

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Oregon Riders – Be Safe on Your Motorcycle!

To stay safe on Portland and Beaverton streets, you need the right skills to control your ride, and the best safety equipment for just-in-case. Fox Insurance Agency wants you to be safe out there - so keep these helpful...

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Green Boating Tips for Earth Day in Oregon, Washington

With Earth Day fast approaching, we here at Fox Insurance Agency thought it would be a good time to talk about preventative measures you can take to avoid harming the environment, in addition to carrying an insurance...

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Estimating Your Boats Value in Oregon, Washington

Buying, selling or insuring a boat in Portland or Beaverton? First you'll need to know how much your boat and/or motor is worth. Here are a few popular pricing guides as references. NADA BUC Also, you can check out...

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Keep Your Boat in Top Shape Year-Round

Boat Maintenance Tips for Oregon and Washington Proper maintenance can extend the life of your boat, reduce the need for costly repairs, and help ensure the safety of your passengers in Oregon. Clean and Care for Your...

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Lowering the Cost of Motorcycle Insurance in Oregon, Washington

Simple steps can lead to savings in your pocket. Spending less money is much easier than perfecting your tight turns at high speeds on a gravel road. Take a look at some simple ways to lower your motorcycle insurance...

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Registering Your Boat Before You Hit the Water in Oregon

Although they are often skippered by teens and young adults, boats are not toys. Both the craft and its operator must comply with all Federal and state requirements, no matter whether you live in Oregon or Washington or...

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You Live on Shaky Ground. Are You Prepared in Portland, Oregon?

Believe it or not, every state in the U.S. has some degree of risk from earthquakes, including Oregon and Washington. If you live in an area susceptible to earthquakes, make sure you speak with Fox Insurance Agency in...

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Suggestions For Dealing With a Water Emergency

It's happened. There's water everywhere - in your walls, under your carpets and soaking into your belongings. Whether caused by a burst pipe, a broken water heater or flooding, there are things you can do immediately to...

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Winter Driving Tips - Portland, Beaverton and Beyond

Snow and high winds pose threats to Oregon motorists throughout the winter, making safe driving and well-maintained vehicles of greater importance than ever, according to the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.)....

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Saving Money On Oregon Auto Insurance

If you knew a gas station across town was selling gas for 20 cents less than the station a half mile from your house, odds are you'd drive over there to save money filling up your tank. Did you know that spending a few...

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Figure Out Your Car Insurance Needs

When choosing car insurance, you want complete coverage for the best price. There's a lot to think about when choosing your car insurance. In some states, to license your car you must: Carry liability coverage for...

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