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Adulting then and now: How growing up has changed
Jerry takes a look at how adulting has evolved over the years.
Owning a Car Costs More Than Ever, and These Brands Are Seeing the Biggest Price Increases
A recent analysis from auto insurance agency Jerry found that car insurance is the fastest-growing vehicle expense over the past 10 years. Car insurance premiums have risen more than 8% already in 2022, according to Jerry, and have spiked more than 50% since 2012.
Which states rely the most on motorist taxes to pay for road repairs?
Jerry used government data to examine how fuel taxes, licensing fees, and road tolls are used to fund highway repairs. Find out how your state ranks in this slide show.
The Unbelievable Reason You May Pay More for a Used Car Than a New One Right Now
Trying to pinch pennies by buying a used car rather than a new one? You might want to think again. That conventional wisdom could cost you. Right now, the auto market is so out of whack that many used car models are selling above the manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP), aka sticker price, for the brand-new version. In fact, according to a new industry analysis from car insurance agency Jerry, that’s the case for almost all of the most popular 2021 models on the used car market.
10 tips to lower your car insurance premium as a high-risk driver
High-risk drivers are a greater liability to insurers as they are more likely to file claims. They usually see higher premiums and can even be denied coverage. Reduce your premiums by shopping around and making an effort to lower your risk. "Insurance companies define a high-risk driver as someone who is more likely to file a claim," says Josh Damico, vice president of insurance operations at Jerry, a car-insurance comparison platform.
High gas prices: Lower income drivers suffer the most, says study
High gas prices impact lower income households the most, according to a new study. If the cost of car fuel reaches $6 per gallon, drivers earning up to $40,000 per year will be spending 11% to 38% of their after-tax take-home pay. By comparison, those making $150,000 or more are paying 2.8% to 4.9% of their after-tax earnings, according to a study by car insurance app Jerry.
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