In a recent blog by Cars Insurance Savings, the writer mentioned seven things about a car that influences the cost of auto insurance. Before buying a car, it is important to make sure of some things because they can incur a lot of cost. To be brief, here are the seven things that car owners need to make sure: Find out how much repairs would cost: If the car is a foreign and fancy one, it can cost you a lot to repair it! This translates to a high premium for the auto insurance. Be sure that your car … (more) January 16, 2015

  • 7AARP driver safety course hosted by Pasadena senior center

    by Richard Burton
    7AARP driver safety course hosted by Pasadena senior center

    The AARP Driver Safety Course gives senior citizens an opportunity to refresh their driving skills and the auto insurance companies offer them a discount in appreciation of that. This course was held at the Pasadena Senior Center on Saturday. Senior citizens will be attending the all-day class and it would help them refresh their driving skills as well as traffic laws. It will also offer them tips to stay safe while they are behind the wheel. There were nine senior citizens who enrolled in the class. They were later given workbooks and literature and sent home. They could use this … (more) August 20, 2011

  • Be smart in detecting an insurance fraud before you turn a victim

    by Richard Burton
    Be smart in detecting an insurance fraud before you turn a victim

    When you are in an accident you may be in too much shock to register every little fact. But sometimes you just get the feeling that something was not quite right. If in the days and weeks following it, you cannot shake off this nagging thought, then chances are that you or your insurer are victims of insurance fraud. Data from many sources say that insurance policy holders and insurance companies are incurring losses in billions every year. There are many common occurrences of insurance fraud, especially during the recession. With every kind of thief from the amateurs to the … (more) May 29, 2011

  • Progressive’s 30% auto insurance discount explained

    by Richard Burton
    Progressive’s 30% auto insurance discount explained

    Progressive General Manager Of Usage-Based Insurance Richard Hutchinson recently explained about the company’s transformative discount system. This is in response to the growing market curiosity about how the discounts entitle the drivers and how they are applied. In Hutchinson stated that the Snapshot program primarily considers a car owner’s driving safety. Hutchinson first clarified that Progressive requires its insured car owners to plug in an authorized device under their 30 percent car insurance discount system. He added that the requirement to plug in the tiny device in a car’s on-board diagnostic (OBD) port must be done periodically. This will give … (more) December 30, 2010