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

  • 6 Companies Top Vehicle Service Contract and Auto Insurance in the U.S.

    by Jeanny Hopper
    6 Companies Top Vehicle Service Contract and Auto Insurance in the U.S.

    Several Personal Auto Insurances in U.S. is dominated by six companies. Accordingly these six companies top the Vehicle Service Contracts industry and those offering Auto Insurance policies. The six companies are the Allstate, State Farm, GEICO, Farmers, Progressive, and Nationwide. They were named after their good performance in their own field of specialization with it comes to their service rendered to their customers. State Farm is a mutual company possessed by its policy holder accounts for the highest share with 17.8%. AllState which sells insurance and non-insurance products as well is behind with 11%. GEICO’s share is 7.7% which earned … (more) July 13, 2010

  • Check Before Signing Up With Credit Card Offers on Collision Coverage

    by Jeanny Hopper
    Check Before Signing Up With Credit Card Offers on Collision Coverage

    Financial experts have always cautioned drivers about extra rental car insurance programs, saying that these are borderline scams.  Car rental companies offer customers such coverage for $15 to $25 a day, which is hardly practical.  If you have auto insurance coverage or own a credit card, you normally wouldn’t worry about car damage liabilities.  It is a known fact that some auto insurance policies cover customers in accidents or collisions even where they are not using their own cars.  In addition, many credit card companies are willing to pay for the additional expenses that are not covered by your auto … (more) March 11, 2010

  • Washington supports Pay as you drive

    by Jeanny Hopper
    Washington supports Pay as you drive

    Washington State Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler, currently stands as one of the major supporters of this pay-as-you-drive concept, the idea of having auto insurance policies available that aims to lessen carbon emissions by rewarding motorists who drive less. The question now is whether state commissioner Kreidler will mandate all insurance providers to carry such policy as legislators are still debating regarding the issue. According to reports, pay-as-you-drive concept is similar to environmental movements such as Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design or LEED and the Energy Star appliance standards, a distinction being that pay-as-you-drive tends to combat environment degradation thru … (more) December 16, 2009