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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 »

Should I Buy Collision Insurance on an Older Car?

January 8, 2010 No Comments »

Insurance Q&A: “Should I buy collision insurance on an older car?” Let’s face it; we’re all looking for ways to save a buck on our auto insurance premiums. Additionally, we want to be certain we’re not paying for coverage that ... Read More »

Top Ten Insurance Companies in the United States

Top Ten Insurance Companies in the United States
January 4, 2010 13 Comments »

There are a number of companies, such as A.M. Best and Standard & Poor’s, which rate insurance providers on various financial strength aspects in order to help consumers make more informed decisions (insurance company ratings). If you’re in the market ... Read More »

Texting Drivers Six Times More Likely to Get in Crash

December 22, 2009 No Comments »

A new study from researchers at the University of Utah found that texting drivers were six times more likely to be involved in a car crash than those who do not text. The researchers used vehicle simulators and identical traffic ... Read More »

Doctors Most Likely to Get In Car Accidents

December 7, 2009 No Comments »

Insurance is all about measuring risk, and believe it or not, certain occupations are more prone to car accidents than others. The reason behind it remains a mystery, but because of these stats, compiled by Quality Planning Corp. and digested ... Read More »

Wisconsin Raises Minimum Liability Limits to National High

November 17, 2009 No Comments »

Wisconsin is best known for the Packers, cheese and now…for joining the ranks of states with the highest mandatory minimum car insurance policies in the country. So it may be a good time to get some online quotes to shop ... Read More »

Is Homeowners Insurance Included in the Mortgage?

November 2, 2009 No Comments »

Insurance Q&A: “Is homeowners insurance included in the mortgage?” In order to answer this question, it’s important to point out the difference between mortgage insurance and homeowners insurance. The purpose of mortgage insurance is to protect the bank that loaned ... Read More »

Texting Isn’t the Biggest Distraction While Driving

October 13, 2009 No Comments »

Even though talking on cell phones and text messaging while driving have become lightening rods for legislation, other more traditional distractions are apparently more significant issues. A survey of 3,000 drivers conducted by car leasing company Leasetrader.com found that texting ... Read More »

Do I Need Car Insurance If I Don’t Own a Car?

October 12, 2009 No Comments »

Insurance Q&A: “Do I need car insurance if I don’t own a car?” Well, like all things in the insurance realm, yes and no.  Individual circumstances will determine whether or not you’ll have the need for an auto insurance policy ... Read More »