Articles By Mitzi Johnson

Career Opportunities

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Premier NW Insurance is currently searching for Producers to add to our successful B2B sales team. Premier NW is a locally owned, customer focused organization that provides Producers with the flexibility and support necessary to achieve their financial goals. Our agency has an outstanding reputation for professionalism, integrity and providing top tier advice and solutions to our clients. Our… Read more »

Producer, Ryan Justus, recently quoted in Capital Press’ article on “agritourism”

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  Agritourism requires added coverage By Mateusz Perkowski   Mateusz Perkowski/Capital Press Peter Sherman and his wife, Carin, help their son, Liam, and daughter, Emma, pick out pumpkins at a farm on Sauvie Island near Portland, Ore. experts say agritourism operations require common sense to prevent injuries and insurance coverage in case they occur anyway…. Read more »

SAIF Corporation declares dividend for policyholders

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Board of Directors approves a $130 million total dividend; checks to be mailed to approximately 43,000 employers in October. September 18, 2013 Salem, OR – SAIF Corporation’s Board of Directors today declared a $130 million dividend for approximately 43,000 current and former customers. Customers with policies that ended in 2012 are eligible for the dividend…. Read more »

Premier NW Insurance Honored at National Sales Conference

Ryan Justus and Rex Rider at Nationwide Agribusiness National Sales Conference

Premier NW Insurance Honored at National Sales Conference DES MOINES, IA – Ryan Justus and Rex Rider of Premier NW Insurance, with offices in Salem, Clackamas and Sandy, were recognized at the Nationwide® Agribusiness Insurance Company national sales conference held in Las Vegas, NV as among the company’s leading writers of farm insurance. The agency… Read more »

2nd Qtr Newsletter from the Benefits Department

2nd Qtr Newsletter from the Benefits Department

Premier NW Insurance Newsletter 2nd Quarter 2010 COBRA/State Continuation Subsidy Extension On April 15, 2010, President Obama signed into law the Continuing Extension Act of 2010 (HR 4851). Among other provisions, this law once again extends the COBRA subsidy eligibility period under ARRA, this time through May 31, 2010. As with ARRA, the changes affect… Read more »

1st Qtr Newsletter from the Benefits Department

1st Qtr Newsletter from the Benefits Department

Premier NW Insurance Newsletter 1st Quarter 2010 COBRA/State Continuation Subsidy Update A new federal act, HR 4691 now extends the eligibility period for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act premium subsidy for an additional 31 days (through March 31, 2010) and clarifies eligibility for the subsidy resulting from an involuntary termination of employment that follows… Read more »

Clackamas Insurance Buys Premier Insurance

Clackamas Insurance Buys Premier Insurance

In March of 2010, Clackamas Insurance Agency purchased Premier Insurance located at 4741 Liberty Road S in Salem, Oregon. Clackamas Insurance was founded in 1972 by Karl Moll and today is run by his son, Mike Moll, with locations in Clackamas and Sandy. Spokeswoman Mitzi Thornberg says in regards to their expansion, “We’ve always had… Read more »

4th Qtr Newsletter from the Benefits Department

4th Qtr Newsletter from the Benefits Department

Medicare Update Plan sponsors must notify participants of a plan’s creditable prescription drug coverage status at least once a year by November 15. The notice must be provided to all Part D-eligible individuals who are covered under, or who apply for, the plan sponsor’s prescription drug coverage.  These individuals include Medicare beneficiaries who are active… Read more »

Smoke Alarm Tips

Smoke Alarm Tips

A smoke alarm should be installed and maintained according to the manufacture’s instructions.   When installing a smoke alarm many factors influence where you place it, including how many are being installed.  Consider placing alarms along your escape path to assist in egress when visibility is limited.  In general you should place alarms in the center… Read more »