Monthly Archives: May 2010

Top 10 Cheapest Cars to Own (Car Insurance Included)

May 26, 2010 No Comments »

It would be great if the sticker price were the only consideration when making a decision to buy that new car you’ve been eyeballing. But with the economy still barely sputtering along and unemployment holding steady, or increasing, depending on ... Read More »

Chinese Drywall Insurance Coverage

May 26, 2010 No Comments »

The “Chinese drywall” problem is just starting to snowball. According to Independent Agent Magazine, “the property loss from Chinese drywall could exceed every U.S. hurricane except Katrina (2005) and Andrew (1992).” How much is that? The expected property loss settlements ... Read More »

An Insurance Lesson from Hulk Hogan

May 24, 2010 No Comments »

A widely publicized 2007 car accident involving Hulk Hogan’s son, Nick Hogan, left his passenger in a coma. As a result, “The Hulkster,” whose real name is Terry Bollea, had to pay out an undisclosed amount of money in damages ... Read More »

Average Cost of Car Insurance

May 21, 2010 1 Comment »

If you’re actively shopping for car insurance, you may be curious what others are paying for their coverage. While it’s hard to get an apples to apples comparison given all the options and variables, such as driver history, type of ... Read More »

Auto Theft Rate Drops for Sixth Straight Year

May 20, 2010 No Comments »

The auto theft rate in the United States dropped for the sixth straight year in 2009, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB). One would assume with the way the economy is going, auto theft would be on the ... Read More »

Young Adults Under Age 26 Allowed to Stay on Parent’s Health Insurance Plans

May 12, 2010 1 Comment »

The White House issued regulations this week that will allow young adults to stay on their parent’s employer-sponsored health insurance plans until the age of 26. The change, which is part of the wider Affordable Care Act (health reform), is ... Read More »

Allstate Safe Driving Bonus Check Review

May 3, 2010 102 Comments »

Similar to the swift evolution of the single blade razor into the 5-blade, comfort-tech, battery powered vibrating razor, insurance companies are constantly raising the stakes to snag our business. The latest effort to gain our insurance dollar is the “Allstate ... Read More »

How to Get Cheap Car Insurance

May 3, 2010 No Comments »

Insurance Q&A: “How to get cheap car insurance?” The cheapest car insurance isn’t always the best choice, as options and coverage can vary greatly among different companies.  But a little shopping around can help you save some serious cash on ... Read More »