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We Rise By Lifting Others

By Sarah Walsh November 23, 2016

We Rise By Lifting Others. At PayneWest, this statement is more true and profound in October than any other month of the year.  You see–October is our official “PayneWest Giving Our Best” month, where colleagues in our offices throughout Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington roll up their sleeves and get…

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The PayneWest Vehicle Emergency Kit Checklist

By Tamise Green November 16, 2016

Winter is near  Due to harsh Pacific Northwest weather it is essential that you have vehicles prepared in the event of roadside assistance. You can buy emergency kits or purchase them assembled. Keep in mind needs change depending on your driving conditionals and environment.  To help you get started there…

The cybersecurity insurance industry has matured over the years, according to some statistics.

With cyber insurance, knowledge matters

By PayneWest September 23, 2016

A provider’s knowledge is necessary for making cyber insurance work.

A social engineering scheme can involve email.

Social Engineering: The big threat for cyber insurance

By PayneWest September 23, 2016

Social engineering can be a damaging form of cybercrime.

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Top 12 Harvest Safety Tips

By Jena Lee August 17, 2016

  As the end of the summer approaches us we move on to the next season, harvest season. Harvest season is filled with countless hours spent in trucks, tractors, combines and other farming equipment. Approximately 1,854,000 full-time workers were employed in production agriculture in the US in 2012. Agriculture is…

Homeowners Insurance

5 Helpful Tips in Purchasing Homeowners Insurance

By Kelcy Berry February 3, 2016

Like most policies, homeowners insurance can be overwhelming, confusing and too often forgotten about until you have a claim. In our quest to educate our clients and help protect their families and assets, here are five topics that need to be discussed with your agent and taken into consideration when…

Colleagues Paying it Forward

By Sarah Walsh January 22, 2016

At PayneWest our mission is simple – take good care of our clients, colleagues and communities – our 3 C’s. We have tens of thousands of the first, 650 or so of the second, and 30 of the third.  And whenever we can link our 3 C’s together – we…

New Reporting Requirements for OSHA

By Brodie Loushin January 1, 2015

Effective January 1, 2015 The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration today announced a final rule requiring employers to notify OSHA when an employee is killed on the job or suffers a work-related hospitalization, amputation, or loss of an eye. The rule, which also updates the list…