Monthly Archives: June 2010

Do Insurance Companies Check Driving Records?

June 28, 2010 1 Comment »

Insurance Q&A: “Do insurance companies check driving records?” Well, some do…and some don’t. The answer depends on the risk profile of the insurance company you most closely match up with. Or perhaps the one you decide to apply to. But ... Read More »

Online Auto Insurance Purchases Climb In 2009

June 22, 2010 No Comments »

American consumers submitted 38.8 million online insurance quote requests and purchased a record 2.8 million auto insurance policies online last year, according to a recent study conducted by comScore. Both requests and purchases were up more than 20 percent versus ... Read More »

Why Is Only Half the Story

June 14, 2010 No Comments »

State Farm apparently has too much money to spend on advertising…which should make their policyholders pretty upset. After all, if they are the largest personal lines insurer in the United States, why don’t they offer the lowest rates? Isn’t that ... Read More »

Teenage Girls May See Higher Car Insurance Rates

June 9, 2010 No Comments »

Although car insurance rates are cheaper for women than men, new technologies seem to be making teen girls a greater risk behind the wheel, according the Allstate 2009 State of Teen Driving survey. Of the 1,063 teens who participated, 51% ... Read More »

Top 10 Losses That May Not Be Covered by Your Homeowner’s Policy

June 7, 2010 No Comments »

Insurance can be a tricky business to understand. There are thousands of insurance companies in the United States, and many are vying for your homeowner’s insurance policy. Each company’s policy will offer basic coverage types and a host of different ... Read More »

Auto Insurance Now Mandatory in Wisconsin

June 1, 2010 No Comments »

As of today, liability auto insurance is mandatory in the state of Wisconsin. Going forward, drivers in the state will be required to carry minimum car insurance coverage and proof of insurance. The minimum liability limits in Wisconsin are $50,000 ... Read More »