Category: Auto Insurance

Understanding The Difference: Standard Auto Insurance Vs. ATV Insurance

All-terrain vehicles come with risks, and they can be expensive to replace when damaged in a crash. If you have an ATV, you won’t be able to rely on your car insurance to protect you. ATVs are not covered by standard auto insurance policies. Also, ATV insurance may be required by law if you ride in certain areas, such as state parks. On the upside,...

When Do My Kids Need Their Own Car Insurance Policy?

Eventually, the time comes for chicks to leave the nest. When children leave home, it often goes through several phases. Kids turn 18, graduate from high school, and may go off to college, but their parents are still providing support in many ways. At what age does a child need his or her own auto insurance policy? That depends on where your child is living...

How To Keep Your New Car's Value As Long As Possible

Buying a new car requires a substantial investment today—one you will want to protect. According to the Kelly Blue Book, new car prices are currently averaging: $20,000 for a small car $25,000 for a midsize car $26,000 for a small SUV $32,000 for a minivan $33,000 for a midsize SUV $39,000 for a small luxury car If you have recently purchased a new vehicle or...

What is an Insurance "Floater"?

Do You Need a Policy to Insure Your Special 'Floater'? Are you a musician? Do you collect art? Is your jewelry of the diamond and pearl variety? If so, you might consider a floater policy to protect your prized electric guitar or great-grandmother's earrings. Often there are limits to your homeowners insurance policy that will make the coverage insufficient for these types of items. They...

Want Lower Premiums? Look to Your Own Insurance Agent

  Want Lower Premiums? Look to Your Own Agent When searching for ways to lower insurance premiums, you don't have to look very far. By going over your policy and goals with your agent, you can find ways to save on your current policy. Here are three ways to get lower rates on your current policy. Cut extra fees Ask if you're paying extra for...