Representative Rashida Tlaib, a freshman congresswoman from Michigan, recently introduced HR 1756, a bill that’s of special interest to the insurance industry. The bill would prohibit auto insurers from using a person’s credit score or credit history as a factor in setting car insurance rates. The use of credit scores in determining car insurance rates has long been controversial. Several states (California, Massachusetts, and Hawaii) already ban it.
Last week, Oklahoma and Texas experienced some extreme weather – to put it mildly. There were high winds reaching sustained speeds of 67 miles per hour, and the highest wind gust clocked 84 miles per hour. The wind in Texas was so strong that it ripped trees from the ground, downed powerlines, blew roofs off of houses, and damaged buildings.
It even toppled a few semi-trucks, this one among them.
If you’re going to be away from home for a while, you might be considering renting out your house so you can earn some extra cash. You may as well let your house earn its keep, right? It’s not like you’re going to be using it anyway. Renting your home, though it may seem like a great idea, opens you up to liability. Here are ten things to keep in mind if you’re going to rent your home.
If you’re like a lot of people, you’ll take any opportunity to save on car insurance. Which is perfectly sensible – car insurance can be pricey! Any opportunity to save money on your auto insurance is definitely worth considering. Since choosing the cheapest car insurance might not be the best way to go and you might want to get higher than the state minimum levels of car insurance, your bill might be higher than you’d like. The good news is that there are lots of car insurance discounts you can consider to help you along with that quest. One such discount is the multi-car discount. We’ll explain what that is and when you can get it.
If you have an auto body shop or an auto repair shop, there are plenty of risks that you need to be aware of. Knowing about the risks you face is the first step to managing those risks and preventing them from threatening your business’s financial well-being. It’s not that we’re trying to spread “doom and gloom” or make you paranoid – we want you to be prepared. So, we’re going to go over 5 risks that your auto shops or garage faces – and present an auto repair shop insurance solution for each.
If you just got engaged, congratulations! It’s a very exciting time. You’ve got a wedding to plan, guests to invite, a venue to choose, and about a million other things to do. But already you’re worried that something might happen to the ring – the sparkly, gorgeous, beautiful ring now attached to your left hand. It’s so shiny and it means so much to you; you’d be heartbroken if anything happened to it. That’s why you’re wondering how to insure your engagement ring. Here’s what you need to know about getting engagement ring insurance.
When it comes to handling anything car insurance related, you might be tempted to back away slowly with no sudden movements – car insurance follows the same logic as snakes, right? It’s an understandable reaction. Auto insurance can get, well, complicated, and there are plenty of things to remember. We’ll go over ten things that you need to know about car insurance – without making it complicated.
If you have flatbed trucks, you spend a lot of hours on the road – and let’s face it, the road isn’t always the safest workplace. Whether you’ve got a couple of trucks or you manage a fleet, it’s important to make sure that your trucks are protected by the right flatbed truck insurance. But that begs the question – what insurance do you need for a flatbed truck? We’re going to go over four coverages you can consider for your business.
When a fire breaks out, it’s not exactly going to ask where it should go or what it should and should not eat. But what if your car is in your garage when the fire starts and it consumes your beloved, four-wheeled friend? How does that work? Would your home insurance cover it? We’ll explain what coverage you need to make sure that your car is covered in the event that a house fire destroys it.
If you’re getting car insurance, you’re probably wondering what the best way to go about that is. What do you need to know about car insurance? What are some of the tips and tricks you need to know? Auto insurance might seem like a complicated thing, so to help you when you’re getting car insurance we’ve put together seven tips to keep in mind when you’re on a quest for a car insurance policy. (Don’t worry – we’re going to break it down into bite-sized pieces.)