With rising tuition costs, hard-to-find housing on and off campus, and the high cost of textbooks, sending a child off to college involves a flurry of financial considerations. With your son or daughter moving out and moving on to this new stage in life, college insurance may not be the first thing on your mind. However, we recommend protecting yourself financially at every stage of life, and that includes college students.
“Sharing Economy” businesses, such as Uber and Airbnb, are engaging eager business-minded individuals across the globe at a rapid rate. These “gigs” have grown in popularity due to their ability to help people earn a few extra dollars at their convenience. As demand for these user-friendly home and ride-sharing services increases, the insurance industry is striving to understand the potential gaps in coverage that customers could experience.
We are excited to open the 2017 application for Grange Insurance Association’s annual academic scholarships, which we proudly offer to students attending accredited institutions of higher education. We recognize and accept any school offering courses resulting in a certificate or degree toward a profession, such as community college, state or private four-year institutions, and technical institutes.
Summer months, specifically July and August, are when the majority of house burglaries occur. However, the threat of a summer break in should not prevent you from enjoying an upcoming trip. Here are a few home security tips to protect your house while you’re out of town for summer vacation.
We would argue that summers in the West are some of the most beautiful in the United States. From Washington to Wyoming, summer is a great time for all kinds of celebrations. But traditional summer activities, like pool parties and Fourth of July fireworks, each come with their own dangers.
Since 1965, Grange Insurance Association has supported education by awarding students in California, Colorado, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming with academic and vocational scholarships. We are proud to carry on a tradition that strengthens the communities in which we live and work.
April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, a time when drivers across the nation are encouraged to recommit to safe driving practices and educate themselves about the dangers of distracted driving. Our goal is to help Grange Insurance Association policyholders, and other members of the community, to seize this opportunity to make our roads as safe as possible.
Rocky Mountain Fire & Casualty, a subsidiary of Grange Insurance Association (GIA), is undergoing a rebrand and will now be known as Granwest™ Property & Casualty. Rocky Mountain Fire & Casualty was established in 1959 and is based out of Seattle, Washington.
Whether you commute to work in Sacramento, or love taking weekend road trips to visit some of Oregon and Washington’s scenic hotspots, for many of us living on the West Coast, owning a vehicle can be a necessity. Despite their convenience, cars can also be a major liability due to the risk of traffic accidents, vandalism, or theft. In fact, nationwide vehicle theft is the top form of property crime.
The Great Plains, and even the Pacific Northwest, have a history of snowstorms, with some particularly severe ones in recent years. Winter Storm Ajax hit Colorado, Idaho,and Wyoming hard this past winter, which resulted in many claims being filed for homeowners insurance. Washingtonians turned to their homeowners insurance after Washington experienced an extreme storm that covered Seattle in heavy snow and brought 119 MPH winds to parts of the state.