Monthly Archives: May 2011

Is Insurance Higher on Convertibles?

May 31, 2011 No Comments »

Insurance Q&A: “Is insurance higher on convertibles?” Owning a convertible is cool. But being cool isn’t cheap. Therefore, insurance for a convertible is more expensive than for a hard top. Don’t blame us, blame the Fonz. We don’t make the ... Read More »

Are Online Insurance Quotes Accurate?

May 31, 2011 No Comments »

Insurance Q&A: “Are online insurance quotes accurate?” The internet has changed the face of insurance sales. Millions of Americans are hitting the web to do their insurance shopping nowadays. And like everything else viewed and purchased on the internet, you ... Read More »

Is Insurance Cheaper for a Motorcycle than a Car?

May 27, 2011 1 Comment »

Insurance Q&A: “Is insurance cheaper for a motorcycle than a car?” It certainly can be, but there’s no guarantee. The question, as posed, doesn’t provide enough detail to offer a solid “yes” or “no.” Motorcycle Insurance Is Typically Cheaper, But… ... Read More »

Two-Thirds Still Plan to Purchase Insurance Through An Agent

May 26, 2011 No Comments »

Despite the fact that other channels are growing, two-thirds of Americans still plan to buy or renew their insurance through an agent during the next 12 months, according to a new survey from Accenture. Even younger consumers predominantly favor working ... Read More »

Broad Form Auto Insurance

May 25, 2011 3 Comments »

Ever heard of a “broad form auto insurance” policy? This type of auto insurance is usually dirt cheap, as it only provides liability insurance (uninsured motorist coverage and personal injury protection can be added), and eliminates the variable of risk ... Read More »

Contents Insurance Limits and Sub-Limits

May 25, 2011 No Comments »

A homeowner’s insurance policy is designed to protect the average homeowner against the property and liability exposure that results from homeownership. There are millions of homes in the U.S. and as a result, insurers have devised some basic policy forms ... Read More »

Is Car Insurance For the Car or the Driver?

May 24, 2011 No Comments »

We get a lot of questions about car insurance basics, as all the information out there is more aimed at “price” rather than coverage. With all the money we spend on insurance, why don’t high schools require a class on ... Read More »

Online Auto Insurance Shopping Grows in Popularity

May 23, 2011 No Comments »

Shopping for and purchasing auto insurance online is growing in popularity, according to the comScore 2011 Online Auto Insurance Report released last week. In 2009, online insurance quote submission and purchasing saw a dramatic increase of 21 and 22 percent, ... Read More »

Top 10 Contents Insurance Claims

May 20, 2011 No Comments »

We’ve noted here before that Americans have a lot of “stuff.” From electronics to jewelry to clothing, we are a nation of consumers, and so, there’s plenty of need for insurance to protect those items near and dear to our ... Read More »

Green Tree Home Insurance Advantage Review

May 19, 2011 No Comments »

We’ve mentioned time and again that insurance is mostly a “marketing” business. While various companies can offer somewhat unique service and minor coverage tweaks, at the end of the day, there isn’t much difference between what’s available to homeowners in ... Read More »