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How to Become an Uber or uberX Driver

Posted Dec 10, 2014 by Alexis O'Connell

Back in May, Uber calculated that, at its current rate, their platform generates 20,000 jobs per month. As the popularity of Uber and other ridesharing services (Lyft, Sidecar) takes off, and the companies boast their positive impact on the economy, many drivers have eagerly cashed in on the craze.

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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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What Happens When Your Car Is Repossessed?

Posted Aug 11, 2014 by Alexis O'Connell

Car repossession is a difficulty that quickly spreads into other areas of your life. Since finding yourself in danger of auto repossession requires swift and informed action, we spoke with several consumer advocacy lawyers to find out how to deal with auto repossession, what rights you have if it happens to you, and how to prevent a repossession before it's too late.

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What Is Comprehensive Car Insurance?

Posted Aug 04, 2014 by Matt Cullen

Hearing the term "comprehensive car insurance" probably makes your eyelids droop or your wallet cringe, but it's a term you don't want to write off. Knowing what's covered by comprehensive coverage will help you determine what car insurance policy is right for you.

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Am I Insured When Driving Abroad?

Posted Jul 21, 2014 by Alexis O'Connell

The thought of driving on the other side of the road is more thrilling than getting the proper insurance to do it. Because getting insured on a rental a car internationally comes with more complications than getting insured on a rental in the United States, get prepared well ahead of time with the proper coverage for your international adventure. Here's what you should consider.

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Should I File an Auto Insurance Claim?

Posted Jul 08, 2014 by Alexis O'Connell

It seems simple enough: you pay for car insurance so that if something happens to your car, it’s covered by your insurance company, right? Not quite. In some cases, it's better to pay out of pocket to avoid a premium increase. Consult our list of guidelines to determine if filing a claim with your carrier will be beneficial.

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Should I Get Insurance When Renting a Car?

Posted Jun 23, 2014 by Matt Cullen

To get rental insurance or not to get rental insurance? Travelers looking to borrow wheels are divided on the answer. Before you make your decision, know the rental insurance basics and read up on the coverage that you might not know you have.

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What Is Collision Coverage and What Doesn't It Cover?

Posted Jun 16, 2014 by Matt Cullen

Though reading the fine print in your auto insurance policy sounds confusing and overwhelming, it's important to understand exactly what your policy covers—as well as what it doesn't. Collision coverage doesn't protect you in every "collision" you and your car might encounter.

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Should I Lease or Buy a Car?

Posted May 21, 2014 by Matt Cullen

You might be armed with with information about the vehicles you're interested in long before you visit a dealer's lot or take a test drive. Yet, one question remains: Is it better to lease or buy? Here's a rundown of the pros and cons of each route.

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