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In this Issue:
Client of the Month
We Appreciate Our Customers
Employers – Are You Protected From Slander and Libel Lawsuits?
If Your Fire Insurance is Canceled
About Us
Other Articles of Interest:
New Flood Insurance - 1/2 PRICE - No Elevation Certificate!
Common Business Property Insurance Gaps
Flood Insurance – Postponement is not a Solution
Customer Alerts:
Alumni Discount

If you haven't already heard Allied Insurance and Mercury recently launched our new discount group for College Alumni.

Qualified policyholders will receive a 12.5% rating factor discount for being an Alumni of an accredited 4 year college or university. Please send us a copy of your diploma or other proof of graduation to receive this discount.

This discount is also available for MERCURY and CALIFORNIA AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE CLIENTS.
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Steve Fox
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630 Cowper Street
Palo Alto, CA 94301
P: 650-328-1000
F: 650-324-1142
Open M-F 8:30-5pm
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Welcome to Insurance by Allied Brokers'
June 2014 Newsletter!
Client of the Month
Opes Advisors, Inc.
Nikki James
Personal Finance Advisor and Mortgage Advisor

DRE 01061713  |  NMLS 293138

ph: 650.322.0303 | fax: 650.493.1422
555 College Avenue  |  Palo Alto, CA 94306  |

As a Personal Finance and Mortgage Advisor, Nikki James helps clients see their home purchase in the context of their whole financial life. This approach enables Nikki to tailor residential and construction financing solutions that help clients own or build their dream homes. The personalized care and attention she provides has resulted in Nikki consistently being recognized in the top 5% of mortgage loan professionals nationwide.

Would you like to increase your exposure to potential customers? Let us feature you on the Insurance by Allied Brokers website as 'Customer of the Month'. This way, visitors to our website will see your advertisement and respond to the discounts or special deals you offer.

Do you want to be our 'Customer of the Month' or be included in our 'Client Referral Network'? Call 650-328-1000 or send us an email to

Customer Appreciation Drawing for FREE Tickets

You have supported us all these years and we want to say thanks by offering you a chance to win a pair of 'Club Level' Giants tickets.

May 2014 Winner (from 124 client respondents) for a pair of FREE tickets to Giants Game

Abeezer Essabhoy

This month's drawing is for FREE tickets to a Giants Game!

Lincecum gets drenched!

Before Tim Lincecum can discuss pitching his second no-hitter of his career, he receives two showers from his teammates... more...


Employers – Are You Protected From Lawsuits?
It's a scenario that every business owner is familiar with. An employee who has worked with a business for years, and learned all the ropes, quits and starts a competing business of his own. The parting of ways can be pleasant, cold and business like, or acrimonious. In the first two instances, the employer finds replacements and carries on, taking legitimate steps to protect his business from the new competitors who know his way of working and trade secrets inside out. But when the parting turns into a fight, things can get ugly very soon. read more...

If Your Fire Insurance is Canceled
When the Cocos fire was raging a San Diego resident whose home was in danger was surprised and happy you receive a phone call from his insurance company. The company representative told him that the company had a mitigation team in the vicinity and that it offered a free service wherein they try to protect the homes of their policy holders. The fire did not damage the resident's home, but he was happy and thankful that the insurance company had been so proactive in protecting the interests of its policy holders.

What happened next was a shock to the man. A week later, he received another phone call from the insurance company. more...

About Us
Insurance by Allied Brokers has been meeting the insurance needs of Bay Area individuals, professionals and businesses for over 50 years. Our clients depend on us to provide them the best insurance options and the most cost effective coverage. Because we represent the leading insurance companies in the nation, we can find the right insurance solution for every client and every contingency. We focus on giving you the right policy at the right price, so that you can focus on your life and your business.

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