Insurance & Safe Driving Blog

Uber, Lyft - Ridesharing and Car Insurance, What's the Deal?

Posted Nov 07, 2014 by Alexis O'Connell

If you haven’t heard about the drama that ridesharing companies Uber and Lyft are causing among insurers, regulators, and traditional taxi companies, it’s time to get up to speed.

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I Got a Raise! What Do I Do With It?

Posted Oct 29, 2014 by Alexis O'Connell

There’s a million ways to measure how much you’re winning at life. Getting a raise? Certainly one of them. After you’ve toasted your accomplishment, reward yourself with the gift of long-term financial security by mapping out a plan for your new income.

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Car Tips for Traveling with Pets

Posted Oct 23, 2014 by Alexis O'Connell

Over 35% of households in the United States own companion animals like dogs and cats. And if you consider your pet to be a family member like six out of ten pet owners in the US, their safety during car travel should be a top priority.

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Emergency Savings Fund Essentials

Posted Oct 15, 2014 by Alexis O'Connell

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: having an emergency savings stash is critical to your financial well-being. While there are plenty of ways that you can control your spending and increase your savings, some financial necessities are less predictable. But since happening upon an unforeseen financial woe is almost certain, it’s best to be prepared.

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What Is Stacked Insurance?

Posted Sep 24, 2014 by Alexis O'Connell

EverQuote spoke with Stephen Galante, Vice President of Ralph J Galante Insurance Agency Inc. in Cambridge, MA to find out more about stacking and its precarious standing in some states.

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Self-Driving Cars: Could They Become the Norm?

Posted Sep 18, 2014 by Alexis O'Connell

Even with a supportive following, self-driving vehicles have a host of roadblocks to overcome before they take to the highways. It’s not only the technology that must advance: lawmakers and insurers also need to be on board.

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7 Car Insurance Myths Debunked

Posted Sep 10, 2014 by Alexis O'Connell

There are some questions people are afraid to ask when it comes to auto insurance. When dealing with your insurance carrier, there are no stupid questions. That being said, we debunk 7 car insurance myths that you may have seen floating around the Internet or heard in conversation.

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Forget Budget Apps: Here's How Your Phone Can Help Your Finances

Posted Sep 05, 2014 by Alexis O'Connell

I was going to write a blog post about the best budget apps for your smartphone, but I decided against it. Journalists, bloggers, and techies have already app-reviewed the heck out of personal finance products. What’s far more difficult than finding the perfect budgeting app is finding the motivation to follow through with using it.

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9 Best Car Chase Movies

Posted Aug 28, 2014 by Alexis O'Connell

There's nothing more Hollywood than a car chase. And it's probably a good thing that the film industry continues to churn out impossibly dramatic driving scenes. It allows the rest of us to vicariously satisfy our reckless driving desires, rather than taking to the streets ourselves. Sit back, relax, and leave it to the film stars and the stunt pros.

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Funny Car Insurance Commercials. Yes, They Exist.

Posted Aug 19, 2014 by Alexis O'Connell

Don’t be fooled by the fact that we tweet about car coverage on the daily. We’re aware that auto insurance is bland. Luckily, we’re not the only ones burdened with the task of making car insurance entertaining. Car insurance companies need to advertise, and they’ve found some talented agencies to take on the challenge of marketing their not-so-exciting services.

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