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A Little Extra Caution Can Go a Long Way While Driving at Night

Apr 7 2014 While fall and winter have their own pleasures, longer nights mean increased danger on the roads. You might think you drive just as well at night, but consider this: Even though nighttime driving accounts for just 23%... more

Home Security Tips

Mar 10 2014 Everyone wants to keep their home safe from burglars or intruders, but not everyone wants to have an alarm system installed. There are plenty of people who prefer the do-it-yourself route, whether it's home improvement... more

A Different Season Means Different Dangers For Motorcyclists

Oct 4 2013 Fall is a wonderful time to be outside on your bike, thanks to the crisp, cool weather and changing colors of the landscape. Staying safe on the road in autumn requires some special precautions, however. Because we at... more

When Things go BOOM in the Night - Fireworks Safety

Jul 1 2013 For most of us, the Fourth of July is a time to enjoy the company of family and friends, having fun and creating memories - whether at home or away But for some families, the holiday is a nightmare. Each year, homes in... more

It's Time for Spring Cleaning!

Apr 2 2013 Spring is a time of new beginnings in California - and now is a great time to take on some cleaning and organization tasks around your home. If you're anything like many of us here at First West, some of these tasks are... more

Get Ready to Safely 'Spring Forward'

Mar 2 2013 Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday, March 10, 2013, for most places in the United States, so don't forget to set your clock forward one hour. We here at First West want to remind you it's also a great time to improve... more

Be the Pinnacle of Health & Wellness This Winter

Feb 2 2013 It goes without saying that keeping yourself and your family healthy through the winter months in California can be a challenge. When you combine chillier temps, housebound days - not to mention kids passing around... more

Make Sure Your Holidays Stay Happy … and Safe

Dec 3 2012 You'll no doubt hear the phrase "Happy Holidays!" about a thousand times over the next month. Here at First West, we'd like to change that a little bit: "Happy - and Safe - Holidays!" While the holidays certainly bring... more

Halloween Safety: Be Ready When the Little Goblins Come Out

Oct 2 2012 It's a night full of treats for both kids and adults in Huntington Beach. 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 -... more

When the Kids Head for College, Put “Insurance 101" on Your Class List

Sep 6 2012 It's an exciting time when your child heads off to college. Whether they're attending school in California or have moved all the way across the country, there were a ton of things to get done last month, but did you... more

A Home Inventory Will Help You Know What You Own

Jun 1 2012 Why should I have a home inventory? - Your furniture and appliances, clothing, sports or hobby equipment, and electronic goods are all regarded as personal property. Like many people in California, you may own much more... more

Be Safe on Your Motorcycle

Apr 14 2012 To stay safe on Huntington Beach streets, you need the right skills to control your ride, and the best safety equipment for just-in-case. First West cares about your safety - so keep these helpful tips in mind when you... more

Make Sure Your Home is Ready for Winter

Nov 7 2011 Summer has ended, but there's no need to fret: Fall brings with it crisp, cool days, wonderful colors - and football season! It also brings with it a few maintenance tasks that First West recommends to help ensure your... more

Understanding Identity Theft

Oct 4 2011 Your identity belongs to you. Here are some suggestions from First West to help you protect it. One smart and effective way to protect yourself against identity theft is to prevent it. If your identity is stolen, you'... more

Disaster Preparedness, FEMA and More

Sep 1 2011 If the unthinkable happens, First West understands that your most valuable assets are more than just items on a balance sheet. That information is critical during a time of catastrophe. Sites to Check Out The following... more

More Than a Tarp to Keep Your Boat Covered

Jul 1 2011 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 insurance should give you the peace of mind to relax and enjoy every minute on the water. What We... more

Motorcycle Insurance: Ride More, Worry Less.

Jun 1 2011 Lowering the Cost of Motorcycle Insurance in California - 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... more

RV & Motorhome Safety Tips

May 2 2011 Avoid any delays and unexpected problems when you take your RV or motorhome out for what should be a relaxing trip. Follow some of our suggestions below, and consider investing in some maintenance and safety classes to... more

Car Insurance Myths Debunked

May 1 2011 Do red cars really cost more to insure? Is Comprehensive coverage really comprehensive? Should you and your neighbor be paying the same amount for car insurance? Leading car insurer Progressive debunks a few of the more... more

Living on Shaky Ground in Huntington Beach

Apr 1 2011 Every state in the U.S. has some degree of risk from earthquakes, especially California. If you live in an area susceptible to earthquakes, make sure you speak with us. We can advise you on the different kinds of... more

Used Car Buying Tips

Mar 16 2011 In today's unstable economy, you might be in the market for a used car instead of a new one. But used car shopping isn't easy - it requires a keen eye and an inquisitive nature. Before you buy a used vehicle, here are a... more

Estimate Your Home Value to Match Coverage Limits in Huntington Beach, California

Mar 1 2011 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 First West Insurance If you haven't... more

Take Action To Avoid Driving Distractions

Feb 16 2011 It may seem harmless to answer a quick call, grab a bite to eat or let your dog ride in your lap when you're behind the wheel. But in 2008, accidents caused by distracted drivers injured about 515,000 people. It takes... more

Suggestions For Dealing With a Water Emergency

Jan 31 2011 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... more

Six Steps To Take If You’re In An Accident

Jan 15 2011 Car accidents can wreak havoc on an otherwise peaceful day. Even if they're minor, they can often create confusion. You might ask yourself, how should I react? What should I do? Leading car insurer Progressive offers... more



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