Category: Auto Insurance News You Can Use

Safety Tips for Teen Drivers

Reduce Their Risk: Safety Tips for Teen Drivers It's time for a teen to get their driver's license. Who is more nervous - the teenager or the parent? Parent anxiety during this rite of passage is understandable. According to the Insurance Information Institute, motor vehicle accidents are the number one cause of death among those age 15 to 20. Fortunately, teens and parents can take...

Avoid These Holiday Hazards

Avoid These Holiday Hazards & News You Can Use This holiday season you want festivities filled with fun, family, and fab food...not insurance claims. Unfortunately, with each holiday season comes the potential for disaster. As you celebrate this season, keep the following in mind. It may not help with in-law issues, but it will, at least, give you peace of mind. Cooking: According to the...

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...

Smart Homes= Lower Insurance Rates

Smart Homes May Lead to Reduced Premiums When the auto industry introduced smart cars, the insurance industry had to figure out how to insure them. Luckily, engineers intended smart cars to be safe cars. Recently, the 2014 Smart Fortwo and the Scion iQ received "Good" scores in three out of four crashworthiness tests conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). This certainly makes...

Dos and Dont's in Examining Your Auto Policy

  How to Ring in a Happy New Year With Peace of Mind We know that risks from burglaries and house fires increase during the holidays; however, there are risks to your home all year round. Here's how to ensure you're protected in 2015. Purchase insurance. Many renters believe they have coverage from their landlord's insurance in the event of a fire. In fact, the...