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Allstate Plans to Raise Its Car Insurance Prices
Notice your car insurance bill getting more expensive? Allstate says you should blame inflation.
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Jerry
May 10, 2022
Looming Insurance Nightmare for the Owner of a Sunken Ford Bronco
The owner of a Ford Bronco that was stuck on a sandbar in low tide is likely facing an insurance nightmare after its recovery.
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Jerry
May 05, 2022
How Travelers Got Its Name, Performing Today and Transforming Tomorrow
Travelers insures much more than travel, and has done so for over 150 years. But how did they get their name? Read on to find out.
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Jerry
May 01, 2022
Michiganders Refunded Over $900 Million Thanks to New Car Insurance Law
The benefits of Michigan’s 2019 car insurance law are just now reaching drivers’ pockets. Why are drivers from the Great Lake State expecting a check in the mail?
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Jerry
Apr 29, 2022
Artificial Intelligence Continues To Drive Innovation in Insurance
Artificial intelligence technology that works to calculate risk and detect fraud is revolutionizing the insurance industry. How will these changes impact the consumer?
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
How Allstate Got Its Name, Are You Really In Good Hands?
Allstate got its name from a popular car tire sold by Sears, the company’s history itself is full of interesting ups and downs.
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Jerry
Mar 29, 2022
How Liberty Mutual Got Its Name
Liberty Mutual is one of the most recognizable names in the insurance industry. The company adopted its name over 100 years ago.
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Jerry
Mar 28, 2022
Be Careful Where You Film Your TikToks, Insurance Companies Are Watching
Driving while using TikTok could be used by your insurance company to increase your premiums, this does not include the fact that being on your phone and driving is illegal in many states.
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Jerry
Mar 23, 2022
You Can Easily Estimate Your New Insurance Costs Before Buying a New Car
There are many things to consider when buying a new car, but one that tends to be forgotten is an increase in car insurance costs.
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Jerry
Mar 08, 2022
Supply Chain Issues Are Trickling Into Insurance Costs
Supply chain issues are driving up the cost of vehicle repairs. How will that affect your insurance premiums?
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Jerry
Mar 05, 2022
8 Common Mistakes New Drivers Make Right After Getting Their License
Getting your drivers license is a rite of passage and an exciting time in everyone’s life. However, there are a few common mistakes new drivers always make.
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Jerry
Feb 26, 2022
As the COVID-19 Pandemic Continues, What Will It Mean for Car Insurance Prices in 2022?
Car insurance rates will likely increase, then plateau, in 2022. But there are still ways
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Moving to Alaska? Here's What You Need to Know About Car Insurance
Moving out of state can be tricky if you’re a car owner. What do you need to know about owning a car before moving to Alaska?
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Why Are Car Insurance Rates Predicted To Increase in 2022?
Find out why car insurance rates are poised to increase in 2022, and learn how you can save hundreds of dollars.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Michigan Drivers Are Looking at a Nice Lump Sum From Car Insurance Companies
Michigan drivers are set to receive hundreds of dollars back from insurance companies. Are you eligible for a refund?
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
The Best Ghost Towns to Visit in Alaska
Alaska has some of the eeriest ghost towns in the entire country. Learn what to see and how to get there.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Money Geek Says Consumers Underestimate Savings From Shopping for Car Insurance Quotes
Getting multiple quotes for car insurance can save you a lot of money, but how does it rank compared to other influences on premiums?
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
What is a CLUE Report and How Does it Affect You?
Before buying car or home insurance, remember to check out your CLUE report to make sure the information it contains is correct. Here's what you need to know about CLUE reports.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Commuting to Work Costs New Jersey Residents a Jaw-dropping Amount
The average New Jersey commuter spends almost $6,000 a year driving to work. What can Garden State residents do to make work travel cheaper?
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
The Most Common Insurance Claims in Texas Are Easily Avoidable
Fender benders and backup mishaps cause more car insurance claims in Texas than anything else. In the end, it all comes down to attention.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
How to Drive Safely During an Earthquake
If you find yourself in the car during an earthquake, it's important to stay calm, proceed with caution, and pull off the road. Here's a guide on what to do in an earthquake while driving.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
How to Decide Between Market Value or Agreed Value
Choosing between market and agreed values determines how much you'll be paid if your car is ever wrecked. Here's how to decide between market and agreed values.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Expensive Car Insurance in Louisiana Makes Commuting to Work Even More Expensive
Car insurance in Louisiana is more expensive than in almost any other state. How can commuters make their work travel cheaper?
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
New Mexico Car Insurance Laws—All You Need to Know
In New Mexico, all drivers must carry liability coverage following a 25/50/10 pattern.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Why Do Drivers in D.C. Pay More for Car Insurance Than Those in Neighboring States?
Why do drivers in D.C. pay more for car insurance than those in neighboring states?
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Title Transfer Kentucky
As long as you have a certificate of title and a few other key documents, you can complete a title transfer in Kentucky
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Title Transfer District of Columbia
As long as you have a certificate of title and a few other key documents, you can complete a title transfer in the District of Columbia through the DC DMV.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
7 Reasons to Shop for Insurance Before Your Policy Ends
Have your circumstances changed? Have your coverage needs evolved? Maybe you just want to save money. Now might be the right time to shop for a new policy.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Is GoAuto Insurance Reliable?
You might have heard about GoAuto Insurance, a relatively popular car insurance provider based in Louisiana. The company may not be a reliable choice.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
New Mexico Drivers Need to Carefully Review Their Car Insurance Policies
Drivers in New Mexico should carefully review the uninsured motorist coverage in their car insurance policy.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022

All Questions on Car Insurance

What do I do if someone hit my car and fled the scene?
"What can I do if someone rear ended me then sped off? We agreed to move to a different spot, but they left. I got their license plate, but the number isn't associated with the vehicle they were driving. I wasn't able to call the police until later since I didn't have my phone with me."
Emily Maracle
Jun 21, 2021
Do I need comprehensive car insurance?
I am trying to figure out what type of insurance to buy for my new Volt. Do I need comprehensive car insurance?
melanie reiff
Oct 27, 2021
How long does it take AAA to respond to roadside assistance calls?
I'm looking at roadside assistance memberships and AAA looks good. I'm just worried about their response times. How long does it take AAA to respond to a call?
Eric Schad
Nov 26, 2021
Do car insurance companies offer liability insurance for cars being restored in New York?
I purchased a fixer-upper that I'm planning on restoring. The only time it's going to be on the road until the restoration is when I transport it on a flatbed. Do I need liability insurance? Or do any companies offer liability insurance on car restorations?
Eric Schad
Apr 28, 2021
How do I fix hail damage to a car with primer?
We got a bit of hail last week and I just noticed there are a few light scratches on my car. How do I fix hail damage to a car with primer?
Bonnie Stinson
Feb 25, 2022
Do I need different car insurance to deliver food?
I got into an accident on a food delivery and the police said that both drivers are at fault for the accident. My car insurance said I might not be covered because I was on a delivery. Is that true?
Shannon Martin
Apr 13, 2021
How much will it be to add my son to my car insurance?
My son is having trouble getting his own car insurance policy, so I want to add him to mine. How much will it cost to add him to my insurance?
Emily Maracle
Oct 19, 2021
Why is an insurance company listed as a title holder?
"I am purchasing a used vehicle from a dealership. When I used Carfax the title was held by an insurance company. Why would an insurance company own the vehicle?"
Emily Maracle
Jul 27, 2021
When do you need to file a police report in Alabama?
I recently was in an accident and I'm not sure if I need to file a police report. My car was damaged and I also had to go to the hospital for minor injuries. Do I need to file a report?
Emily Maracle
Aug 18, 2021
What type of car insurance should I get?
I'm trying to decide on what type of insurance to get on my car. Is there something I'm missing with regard to the different types of insurance?
Eric Schad
Apr 13, 2021
Is renters insurance required in Virginia?
I’m moving out of my parents’ house and into my first apartment for college in Virginia. I’m trying to figure out my monthly budget and save as much money as I can. Is renters insurance required to rent an apartment in Virginia?
Payton Ternus
Jan 26, 2022
Can you buy international car insurance?
I'm going overseas for a year. I'll be taking my car and will need insurance. Is there any kind of international insurance I can buy to ensure that my car is covered?
Emily Maracle
Sep 10, 2021
How much is car insurance for a Rolls Royce?
I’ve always wanted to buy a Rolls Royce. I think I’ve almost saved up enough money to pay for one outright. However, I know that car insurance can sometimes be even more expensive than a car note. How much is car insurance for a Rolls Royce?
Chloe Jenkins
Nov 24, 2021
Where do I get car insurance as a delivery driver?
I want to start working for DoorDash or a similar delivery company to make some extra income. Where can I find insurance for my car while I'm working?
Carol Chung
Apr 28, 2021
If my car is totaled, how does USAA determine the actual cash value of my vehicle?
How does USAA determine the actual cash value of a vehicle? My car was totaled by another driver, but I have full coverage through USAA. I've heard that USAA will give me the cash value of my vehicle, but then I'm still on the hook for any remaining balance on my loan.
Eric Schad
Jul 16, 2021
How can I find out the cost of a car insurance claim?
I am new to driving and car insurance. I’m worried about what to do if I get into an accident and need to repair my car. How would I find out the cost of my insurance claim?
Chloe Jenkins
Nov 11, 2021
What are unlawful vehicle modifications in California?
I’m moving to California soon, but I’m worried about my car. I love to work on cars and I did most of the modifications on my car myself. What vehicle modifications are considered unlawful in California?
Payton Ternus
Feb 23, 2022
How do I add a car to my current car insurance?
I'm planning on buying a new car this weekend. Can't wait! I know it needs its own insurance, so how do I add another car to my current car insurance?
melanie reiff
Oct 27, 2021
How do I add a lienholder to my car insurance?
I purchased a new car insurance policy but forgot to add my lienholder. What’s the best way to add someone to my insurance?
Emily Maracle
Oct 07, 2021
What should I do if my car insurance company gives me the runaround after I file a claim?
I was in a no-fault accident. When I called my insurer to file a claim, they told me they needed the police report first. I got the report and sent it in two weeks later due to some clerical errors by the police. After calling my insurer several times, I still haven't heard a definitive answer on the status of my claim.
Eric Schad
Apr 22, 2021
How long does it take to replace a car battery?
My car needs a battery replacement but I need to pick up my kids from school this afternoon. How long does it take to replace a car battery?
Bonnie Stinson
Mar 24, 2022
What is PIP and how does it work in Minnesota?
I want to get new car insurance after getting into an accident. I don't really understand how personal injury protection works. Do I need to add it to my new policy?
Emily Maracle
Apr 30, 2021
How do you lower car insurance for young drivers?
My daughter is a year into driving, and the insurance prices are killing me. Add in, my son is going to be starting very soon and I need to lower the insurance. How can I do it?
Will Baldwin
Nov 02, 2021
Who pays less for car insurance, and what can I take away from their life circumstances and decisions to secure the cheapest rates for myself?
Who pays the least for car insurance? Is there anything I can do to be like them and also pay less?
Tessa Szakacs
Mar 12, 2021
How do I put insurance on a car?
I know pretty much nothing about cars, or car ownership. How do I put insurance on a car?
Nick Kunze
Mar 07, 2022
How do I fix a detached car window?
I tried to roll up my window today, and the glass didn’t move at all. I can still hear the car window motor running, so I think I need to reattach it to the mechanism. What should I do to fix a detached car window?
Eric Schad
Nov 08, 2021
Does a liability car insurance policy from the General cover towing?
I have a liability car insurance policy through the General, but I'm not sure if it will cover me if I break down. Does this policy cover towing?
Eric Schad
Jul 21, 2021
How can you tell if your car is insured?
Is there a way to tell whether or not your car is insured? My uncle gave me one of his old cars and I'd love to drive it! The only problem is, I don't know if it's insured or not.
Joshua Levy
Oct 18, 2021
How do I get car insurance in British Columbia?
I live up in Vancouver, B.C., and I'm shopping for car insurance for the first time. I know there's a basic level of coverage I need to get, but should I get any additional coverage? And where do I even start?
Ben Guess
Nov 01, 2021
Do I really need higher liability coverage when I am trying to save money on my policy?
I am currently with State Farm, but I feel like I am paying too much money for insurance. I have a quote from The General and it is so much lower! My State Farm policy has limits of 100/300/50 and The General has 25/50/25, but does that matter?
Shannon Martin
May 06, 2021

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