Tag Archives: auto insurance

Car Insurance Rates 101: Why Your Rates Are What They Are


Sky-high car insurance rates challenge your budget and force you to rethink your insurance strategy. Legally, motorists must carry a certain amount of minimum insurance, as stipulated by state law. Depending on where you live, you may be required to

Five Things You Should Know About Car Insurance Companies


How do car insurance companies set their rates? This is simple question has a surprisingly complicated answer. Before we delve into factors that go into rate setting, we must emphasize that auto insurance companies are businesses, first and foremost. Car

Eight easy ways in which to cut costs on your auto insurance


You just bought a new car and cannot wait to get on the road. What is the first thing you need? No, not some great road music playing on the radio, you need insurance. You are required by law to

Auto insurance discounts to ask about


You do not have to be the best driver on the road to be eligible for discounts through your insurance company. Asking about available discounts is a great way to lower your premium. When you get a quote with CarInsurance.com,

Your guide to online car insurance quotes comparison


Shopping for car insurance online can save you time and money, but it pays to be prepared. Before you compare quotes, determine the type and amount of coverage you need, get some background information on potential insurers and gather the

Car insurance companies with best online quote tools


Thirteen major car insurance companies performed extremely well in an assessment of their online quote tools, but just four aced the test, according to a recent report. Corporate Insight, a market research firm in New York City specializing in finance

Discounts for churchgoers (or beer makers)


Among car insurance customers who shopped around in the last year, 43 percent switched to a new insurer, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2012 U.S. Insurance Shopping Study. Many of those drivers bought from the brand-name aisle. But

Drivers to insurers: Watch our driving, not our wallets


Drivers and insurance companies have very different ideas about what should determine auto insurance rates, a new survey from the Consumer Federation of America (CFA) finds. A majority of the 1,010 people surveyed told the nonprofit consumer watchdog they believed

A parent’s guide to insurance for teen drivers


Adding a teenage driver to your car insurance policy will raise your rates. But you can control how much they’ll climb. Having teens drive a Camry rather than a Corvette, encouraging them to bring home report cards with straight A’s,

Auto insurance for young drivers


The biggest worry of most parents today is their children growing up and beginning to drive. They dread having to add them to their auto insurance policy because of the increase in premium. Unfortunately, all children grow up and when