Auto Insurance

Deer Insurance

March 29, 2010 No Comments »

Depending on where you live, hitting a deer may be a big concern to you, especially during certain times of the year. Collisions with deer are far more numerous during mating season, which is typically between the months of October ... Read More »

Progressive Name Your Price Review

March 26, 2010 1 Comment »

You’ve probably heard or seen the “Progressive Name Your Price” advertisement that claims you can choose your own insurance rate. So is it fact or fiction? Oddly enough, the answer is a little of both, though it depends on how ... Read More »

Will 15 Minutes Really Save Me 15% on Insurance?

March 18, 2010 No Comments »

These days, it’s cliché to see or hear a commercial about how much you can save by switching insurance companies. You might be asking yourself how it’s possible that every insurance company in America can save you $400 by switching. ... Read More »

My Car Was Broken Into, Can I File a Claim?

March 3, 2010 No Comments »

I get asked this question a lot as an insurance professional. The answer is yes, assuming you purchased the right type of coverage on your personal auto insurance policy. But you might be surprised to find out exactly what is ... Read More »

Nationwide Texting While Driving Ban Looks Likely

February 24, 2010 No Comments »

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood this week unveiled sample legislation that can be used as a starting point for states looking to craft laws to prohibit texting while driving. There is an ongoing concern about texting while driving because it ... Read More »

Approximately One in Six Driving Without Insurance in 2010

February 23, 2010 No Comments »

Think you don’t need uninsured motorist coverage? Think again. A study released by the Insurance Research Council revealed approximately one in six drivers in the United States may be driving without insurance this year. The group said the estimated percentage ... Read More »

What is a Collision Damage Waiver for a Rental Car?

February 5, 2010 No Comments »

We’ve all experienced that sinking feeling when renting a car and trying to decide whether to get the insurance or not. It seems like a no-win situation; you either pay for the additional rental car insurance, or decline it and ... Read More »

Top Rated Auto Insurance Companies in the United States

January 20, 2010 No Comments »

Amica Mutual was rated the top auto insurance provider in the United States for the 10th consecutive year, according to a customer satisfaction survey from J.D. Power. The company scored 851 points out of a possible 1,000, and was followed ... Read More »

Am I Required to Have Auto Insurance on a Teenager?

January 18, 2010 No Comments »

Insurance Q&A: “Am I required to have auto insurance on a teenager?” The teenage years are hard enough on a parent without having to worry about things like auto insurance. You’ve got a lot to worry about, but one of ... Read More »

Is California a No Fault State For Auto Insurance?

January 12, 2010 1 Comment »

Insurance Q&A: “Is California a no-fault state for auto insurance?” Spoiler alert: California is not a no fault state for auto insurance.  I repeat, not a no fault state. The state still operates under the tort system, where individuals have ... Read More »