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Just three states left with no ban on texting while driving

Just three states left with no ban on texting while driving

As of September 2013, only three U.S. states remain with no ban at all in place regarding texting while driving.

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Life insurance policy lost and found

Life insurance policy lost and found

Friday, April 19th, 2013

An unfortunate, but not uncommon, problem can occur when a family member dies but his or her life insurance policy cannot be found. Read more

Posted in: Insurance, Life Insurance


Late winter water problems bring home insurance into spotlight

Late winter water problems bring home insurance into spotlight

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

The late winter months often bring with them the threat of water damage to homes from multiple angles, so being aware of what is covered by home insurance and what isn't can be critical to the financial well-being of home owners. Read more

Posted in: Home Insurance, Home Insurance Rates


Credit scores increasing across the nation

Credit scores increasing across the nation

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

The number of consumers with credit scores in the subprime category dropped year-over-year, with improvement seen in many metropolitan areas, Equifax revealed in a recent report. Read more

Posted in: Banking, Credit Cards, Insurance, Loans


Northern California cities top the chart with highest credit scores

Northern California cities top the chart with highest credit scores

Friday, February 15th, 2013

Two metropolitan areas in northern California ranked highest in a recent study conducted by TransUnion that revealed metropolitan areas with the highest and lowest credit scores. Read more

Posted in: Banking, Credit Cards, Insurance, Loans


Increase in Webbing while driving adding to dangers on the road

Increase in Webbing while driving adding to dangers on the road

Friday, November 30th, 2012

Not only is texting while driving a concern, but now Webbing while driving is occurring more frequently, State Farm said in a recent report. Read more

Posted in: Auto Insurance


Satisfaction with home insurance companies at record high

Satisfaction with home insurance companies at record high

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

Overall homeowner satisfaction with home insurance companies recently reached an all-time record high, J.D. Power and Associates said in a September report. Read more

Posted in: Home Insurance, Home Insurance Rates


More than a third of consumers prefer to buy auto insurance online

More than a third of consumers prefer to buy auto insurance online

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

More than one of three consumers prefer to buy auto insurance online and the insurer's website has a big impact on the decision-making process, J.D. Power and Associates said in a recent report. Read more

Posted in: Auto Insurance, Auto Insurance Rates


Less than a third of renters have renters insurance

Less than a third of renters have renters insurance

Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

Nearly seven of ten renters choose to go without renters insurance, the Insurance Information Institute ( I.I.I.) revealed in a recent report. Read more

Posted in: Home Insurance, Insurance, Loans


Lightning accounts for almost $1 billion in insurance costs in 2011

Lightning accounts for almost $1 billion in insurance costs in 2011

Friday, July 27th, 2012

Costs associated with lightning strikes totaled almost $1 billion in insured losses in 2011, the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.) said in a recent report. Read more

Posted in: Home Insurance, Home Insurance Rates


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