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Make Sure Your Home is Ready for Winter

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...

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Understanding Identity Theft

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'...

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Disaster Preparedness, FEMA and More

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...

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

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Motorcycle Insurance: Ride More, Worry Less.

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...

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RV & Motorhome Safety Tips

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...

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Car Insurance Myths Debunked

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...

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Living on Shaky Ground in Huntington Beach

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...

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Used Car Buying Tips

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...

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

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...

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Take Action To Avoid Driving Distractions

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...

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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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Six Steps To Take If You’re In An Accident

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...

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