What... Or Who is this S.H.A.K.E. Thing, Anyway?

It’s hard to believe it, but nearly 60% of the children in our local schools come fromfamilies living at or below the poverty line. For them S.H.A.K.E.and the annual Stuff theBus campaign are a Godsend.S.H.A.K.E. stands for“Seniors Helping ...

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LOCAL SCHOOLS HELP W ITH STUFF THE BUS Provide Big Yellow “ Billboards ”

The folks at JPI Insurance Solutions have a special place in their hearts for education.“We insurehundreds that work at area schools,”said owner Joe Peterson... Never mindJoe’s wife teaches math at a local private high school and his ...

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Life Insurance:

Life Insurance: The "I Fund Me" Plan by Joe Peterson She’s 34 and he’s 37. Let's call them Nancy and Bob. They’ve got three kids, a combined income of $140,000 a year, and $225,000 left to pay on their home. If one of ...

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The Best Job in the World

  When I took the Marketing and Community Involvement Coordinator position with JPI, I knew the owner was a stellar guy. What I didn’t know was just how much JPI and the insurance industry give back. Coming from the nonprofit sector, I love ...

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Wow…

Another fantastic year is being “put to bed,” and I can tell you it hasn’t been a snoozer! In 2018, our agents have handled over 100,000 inquiries, renewed almost 10,000 policies, and paid out over $8M in claims… all while maintaining our ...

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Joe Peterson on the Amazing Shake

Did you know there’s such thing as a national handshaking competition for kids? The Amazing Shake was founded on the principle that you can shape children’s lives by teaching them simple skills they need to be successful, like how to shake ...

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On the Road With Joe Peterson

Recently Joe Peterson was invited to join a crew of PEMCO Insurance executives in Eastern Virginia for a tour of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). He took some great photos during his trip. This one has to be our favorite! Watch for ...

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Covered or Not Covered?

A customer drives an older vehicle over some freshly painted road stripes, splattering paint onto his vehicle which quickly dries. Covered? Well, it depends…not on the road or the car or the level of stupidity; it hinges on the coverage! If the ...

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Don't Wait!

With the series of natural disasters in recent weeks,this is an opportune time to revisit a few items that were or should have been noted at the time you purchased insurance coverage. The hurricanes in Texas and Florida, wildfires in the northwest and ...

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Is your wedding ring covered?

So, your spouse is washing dishes (ha)……….takes off the $5000 wedding ring and sets it aside on the rim of the sink near the backsplash. In a hurry to get to other things in life such as work, kids, gym, social events and the like, your spouse ...

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