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

  • Heralding the end of insurance fraud in Staten island

    by Richard Burton
    Heralding the end of insurance fraud in Staten island

    All of us want the lowest car insurance premiums with the best coverage. Shopping around for the best insurance policies will work to a very large extent, but short cuts such as registering outside the state will not work anymore. Now, there is a legislation to bring down this practice and this is more likely to be turned into a law. There would be tough penalties that would also include a 15-year jail term. Sen. Diane J. Savino D-North Shore/Brooklyn who is the bill’s co-sponsor stated that the bill was given more teeth in order to discourage fraudsters to stop … (more) July 30, 2011

  • Insurance controls can remain the way they are and don’t require any fixing

    by Richard Burton
    Insurance controls can remain the way they are and don’t require any fixing

    Raleigh’s new ascendant Republicans would do well if they tried doing something extraordinary by helping the poor man instead of trying to clip his wings and further empowering and enriching the rich corporations. This is certainly not evident in the bills that are pending before the State Legislature, where there are modification plans to eliminate the regulatory controls in auto insurance rates. These sponsors are trying to do some window dressing in order to make it look like they are doing something in your interest, but it is a well-known fact that this is far from the truth. This prescription … (more) April 21, 2011