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Comprehensive Insurance

Comprehensive insurance covers damage to your car from incidents other than collisions. This normally includes coverage for: Theft Vandalism Glass damage (such as a broken windshield) Damage sustained from hitting an animal or bird Damage from falling objects or missiles Fire Floodwaters Damage sustained due to severe weather or natural disaster — such as wind read more


Does Marriage Cut Your Car Insurance Rates?

There can be a difference in car insurance rates depending upon your marital status. In general, a married couple will receive lower insurance rates than single individuals. This is if both married drivers have good driving records. Insurance rates for married couples may be lowered by insurance companies under the theory that married people are typically more read more


How to Lower Your Teen Driver Insurance Cost

As much as we love them, being a parent of a teenager is a challenge… to put it mildly. Not only are they spending these formative years before they leave the nest testing boundaries, parents also have the added worry of finally handing over their keys to freedom – car keys, that is. Here’s the thing: Adequate read more


Bundle Your Home and Auto Insurance

Need to insure both your home and vehicle? A convenient way to save on both your home and auto insurance policies is to buy both from the same company, a strategy known as “bundling.” According to the J.D. Power and Associates U.S. National Auto Insurance Study, 58 percent of consumers bundle their auto and home read more


How Much Does Insurance Go up After an Accident?

Like with most car insurance situations, there’s no simple rule for how much your insurance rates go up after an accident. Whether you’re at fault or not at fault in an accident, changes in your rates vary by insurance company and by state. In addition to worrying if your rate will increase, you may also read more


7 Factors That May Impact Your Auto Insurance Costs

When it comes to car insurance, there’s no one price-fits-all scenario. In fact, car insurance costs can vary greatly from driver to driver, carrier to carrier and even state to state. It’s not only about which coverages you select. Many other factors can also impact your car insurance premium – here are seven of them. read more


Canceled! When and Why Your Car Insurer Can Nix Your Coverage

Normally your car insurance is in effect until the term expires. But in certain instances the insurance company can cancel your policy. A cancellation notice is serious business. Without car insurance, you’re on the hook for any damage or injuries you cause in an accident, and in most states you’re breaking the law by driving without read more


Whose Insurance Pays When Your Friend Crashes Your Car?

Auto insurance typically follows the car rather than the driver. This means that your insurance will likely pay if your friend crashes your car. There are two exceptions. The first is when the damage and/or injuries exceed the available limits on your policy. In this instance, it’s possible that your friend’s insurance would kick in read more


Insuring Your Classic Car

A classic, collectible or antique car is no ordinary car—and regular auto insurance is not sufficient to protect such a vehicle against damage or loss. Unlike everyday vehicles, which depreciate over time as you add miles to them, classic cars may, in fact, gain value over the years. Your insurance needs to match your special read more


Auto Collision Tips

Staying calm and on task after an auto collision can save lives and get you back on the road quickly. An auto collision can be an emotional and exhausting experience. Many motorists drive defensively, take driver education courses and prepare for stressful driving situations, but unfortunately vehicle collisions still occur. A driver is responsible for knowing read more