Insurance & Safe Driving Blog

A Not-At-Fault Car Crash May Still Raise Your Premium, Study Says

Posted Feb 21, 2017 by Ashley Kane

recent study by the Consumer Federation of America found that many auto insurance companies raise premiums when drivers get into car accidents, even when those accidents are not their fault. The study analyzed quotes in ten cities.

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NJ Drivers Pay the Highest Premiums in the Country

Posted Feb 16, 2017 by Ashley Kane

A new report found that New Jersey drivers have paid the highest car insurance premiums in the nation for five consecutive years. The NAIC analyzed rates from 2010 to 2014 and found that the Garden State paid more per vehicle.

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How Much Life Insurance Do You Need?

Posted Feb 10, 2017 by Ashley Kane

You want to be insured but you don’t want to waste your money. We get it. Life insurance is all about protecting yourself (and your family or beneficiaries), but it can be expensive. Here’s how to determine what you need.

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6 Factors That Affect Life Insurance

Posted Feb 10, 2017 by Ashley Kane

Perhaps, you recently bought a life insurance policy or you’re in the middle of the process. You may be wondering: what factors affect my life insurance rate? Here are some of the common influences on your life insurance premium.

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5 Types of Permanent Life Insurance

Posted Feb 10, 2017 by Ashley Kane

So you’ve decided you want permanent life insurance. Perhaps you don’t want to pay money for a term life policy, only to have the money lost at the end of the period—assuming that you are still healthy and well.

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How Does Life Insurance Work?

Posted Feb 10, 2017 by Ashley Kane

So maybe you already have auto and home insurance and understand how those coverages operate. They protect your car and home. Yet what about life insurance? How does it protect your life? Here’s how life insurance works.

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Colorado Car Insurance Rates Increasing by 15%

Posted Feb 03, 2017 by Ashley Kane

On average, drivers can expect to pay 15% or more on their next policy. Why the rate hike? The number of filed claims in Colorado is increasing, in part because of the growing number of people moving to the state.

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Arizona May Increase Mandated Auto Insurance

Posted Jan 24, 2017 by Ashley Kane

State lawmakers in Arizona want drivers to purchase more auto insurance to pay for the harm they cause to others in car accidents. Currently, Arizona drivers only need to purchase liability coverage at figures that have not changed since 1972.

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U.S. DOT Announces New Federal Committee of Automation

Posted Jan 18, 2017 by Ashley Kane

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced that it is establishing a new advisory committee focused on automation across several modes. The committee plans to work on and discuss a number of different matters relating to automation and transportation.

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2016 Research: The Coolest as Well as the Scariest Stats

Posted Jan 17, 2017 by Ashley Kane

This year has been a momentous one for the car insurance and automotive industries. The first self-driving cars with public access hit the roads in Pittsburgh, and car insurance rates increased at the highest rate in 13 years.

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