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

  • Insurance Rates Control Tips Revealed

    by Jeanny Hopper
    Insurance Rates Control Tips Revealed

    It is a well-known fact that car insurance rates are determined by different, equally-important factors. These aspects control insurance quotes and eventually, premiums. Experts say that knowing how to use these factors to car owner’s advantage can help them push insurance rates down to more affordable and manageable levels. First, policyholders have to know what factors they cannot control or alter. For example, a car owner’s age and age group can never be changed. Naturally, so is gender. The driver’ place of residence is also one factor that cannot be changed easily. Insurance providers also consider the policyholder’s location to … (more) August 16, 2009

  • Experts Caution Americans on ‘Clunkers’ Insurance

    by Jeanny Hopper
    Experts Caution Americans on ‘Clunkers’ Insurance

    Insurance specialists are warning car owners to be wary of the ‘cash for clunkers’ program and its perceived savings. According to many analysts, while the Car Allowance Rebate System (CARS) may seem to offer motorists with tax refunds they can use to buy new cars, the federal program may not be as good as previously thought. The ‘clunkers’ program was originally intended by the federal government to get gas-guzzling cars off the nation’s roads. With the economic slump, however, the program has served another purpose: reviving falling car dealer sales. In less than a week, hundreds of thousands of car … (more) August 6, 2009

  • Car Insurers Eyeing Pet Coverage

    by Jeanny Hopper
    Car Insurers Eyeing Pet Coverage

    Apparently, pets deserve the same treatment as their owners, even when it comes to insurance coverage. More and more auto insurance firms are offering coverage for pets involved in car-related accidents. At present, there are four insurers offering up to $1,000 to clients whose pets have sustained injury or worse, died, in car accidents. Pet coverage gained a new boost when a local TV station showed a short news story about a resident who narrowly escaped a watery grave when the woman’s car was rear-ended into a canal. The CBS news crew was able to capture footage of the driver … (more) June 18, 2009