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									Fa l l 2 0 0 6                                                                                                    “It is not the strongest

                                                                                                                        of the species that
                            BUSINESS                                                                               survive,nor the most
                                                                                                                       intelligent,but the
                                                                                                                    one most responsive
                                                                                                                               to change.“
                                                                                                                          – Charles Darwin


      Alaska USA Insurance Brokers has
      more to offer your business
      Alaska USA Insurance Brokers has finalized the acquisition of the

      Anchorage office of Willis of Alaska, which offered diversified                           Ferguson joins Alaska USA
      commercial insurance, including property and casualty, employee                           Insurance Brokers
                                                                                                Jim Ferguson has joined Alaska USA
      benefits, and risk management services.
                                                                                                Insurance Brokers in the role of
                                                The acquisition further enhances the            Senior Vice
                                                resources Alaska USA Insurance Brokers can      President and
                                                offer business clients.                         Sales Manager.
                                                “Acquiring the Willis Anchorage office          With over 33 years
                                                expands our expert staff by 20 and also         in the insurance
                                                allows us to bring the value of Alaska USA to   industry, Jim
                                                Willis clients,”said Randy Pugh, Alaska USA     brings sound
                                                Insurance Brokers President.                    experience and
                                                Alaska USA Insurance Brokers is the largest
                                                locally-owned insurance brokerage in            concepts to his
                                                Alaska, with nearly 100 insurance               position.
                                                professionals to serve your insurance needs.    In addition to owning his own agency
                                                It has offices in Anchorage, Fairbanks,         for nine years, Jim spent ten years as
                                                and Soldotna.
                                                                                                Surety Manager for Willis of Alaska. At
                                                                                                Alaska USA, Jim’s responsibilities
                                                                                                include business planning,
                                                                                                organization, and sales operations.
     Grant helps Anchorage Fire Department
                                                                                                THE BENEFITS

                                                                                                Alaska USA Insurance Brokers
                                                                                                 Access to some of the nation’s
                                                                                                  leading insurance companies.

                                                                                                 Risk reduction recommendations
                                                                                                  based on individual business
                                                 Photo by Chugach Peaks Photography

                                                                                                 Professional consultation with a
           Anchorage Mayor Mark Begich, left, helped celebrate the
                                                                                                  no-obligation phone call.
           presentation of a $15,000 donation to the Anchorage Fire
           Department from the Fireman’s Fund Heritage program. The grant                        Seamless policy changeover!
           was made possible due to the ongoing business relationship
           between Fireman’s Fund and Alaska USA Insurance Brokers.                             Call 561-1250 or (800) 478-1251
           Presenting the check were Peggy Mallon of Fireman’s Fund and                         outside Anchorage.
           Randy Pugh of Alaska USA Insurance Brokers. Fire Chief Craig
           Goodrich accepted the donation on behalf of the Fire Department
           and noted that it would be used for the purchase of an AutoPulse
           automated CPR device.
         NOW AVAILABLE                                                                                                               20 worldwide where
                                                                                                                                               Millions of merchant

 Business Visa Check Card                                                                                                            locations
                                                                                                                                     you can use your Alaska USA
                                                                                                                                     Business Visa Check Card
    Alaska USA recently introduced a Business Visa® Check Card that will give you
    worldwide access to your business checking account.The card is a secure and                                                            0 Amount you’re liable

    convenient way to manage all of your business purchases.                                                                         for if your Business Visa Check
                                                                                                                                     Card is lost or stolen
                                  • Use it during business trips; it’s accepted at millions of hotels,
                                    restaurants, and retail locations worldwide.
                                   • Use in place of petty cash to help track small purchases.
                                   • Make online purchases for your business 24/7.
                                   • Transfer funds to and from business checking or obtain cash at ATMs.
                                   • Have recurring business payments deducted from your
                                     checking account.
                                   • Provide cards to multiple employees who are authorized signers on
                                     your account.
                                   • Keep track easily; all transactions are fully described on your monthly
                                     business checking account statement and on UltraBranch®.
                                   • Enjoy zero liability if your card is lost or stolen. More secure than checks or cash!

                                 You can apply for a Business Visa Check Card at any branch.

                                              Business Checking Dividend Rates
                                              Remember – Alaska USA pays monthly dividends                    Amount on deposit              Aug         Sept        Oct**
                                              on business checking account deposits over                      $1,000 - $9,999                .695%       .695%       .795%
                                              $1,000, so there’s no need to sweep your funds                  $10,000 - $49,999              1.49%       1.49%       1.59%
                                              into other accounts!                                            $50,000 - $99,999              1.62%       1.62%       1.74%
                                                                                                              $100,000 and over              1.72%       1.72%       1.98%

                                                                                                         Rates as of October 20, 2006, and subject to change. Please call or
                                                                                                         log on for current rates. * Annual Percentage Yield (APY) ** Rate
                                                                                                         change effective October 20, 2006.

     Fairbanks Financial Center open
                                                                                         Alaska USA opened its Fairbanks Financial Center this
                                                                                         summer, creating a convenient location where
                                                                                         members can access a branch, apply for a mortgage,
                                                                                         explore business and personal insurance options, or
                                                                                         find the right solution for their business financial
                                                                                         The Financial Center is located on the corner of
                                                                                         Seekins Drive and the Old Steese Highway.

Pension Protection enacted
The Pension Protection Act of 2006 made substantive changes to                                   On the move
pension laws in the U.S., so it is a good time for individuals to review                         The Anchorage Business and Commercial
their retirement plans.                                                                          Services department is now located on the
Alaska USA offers ways to help your employees plan for retirement, such                          4th floor of the Anchorage Financial Center
as Roth and traditional IRAs, managed investment accounts, and                                   at West 36th Avenue and Centerpoint Drive.
personal trusts. For more information, visit or call
563-4567, (800) 525-9094 outside Anchorage.

call us               to find out how Alaska USA’s business products can help your company.                   online                          at

       Business checking, deposits, and                   Business and commercial lending                                Commercial insurance
      merchant card services 563-4567 or                    646-6670 or (877) 646-6670                                 561-1250 or (800) 478-1251
       (800) 525-9094 outside Anchorage                          outside Anchorage                                          outside Anchorage

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