25 Factors That Affect Auto Insurance Premiums

There are a lot of factors that affect how much you pay for auto insurance. Some of these factors are in your control, some are not. Auto insurance companies use a process called underwriting to take your information, assess the risk they believe you present, and then quote a premium. While insurance companies do not […]

Published or Updated: March 14, 2013

Pay-Per-Mile Auto Insurance–A Great Idea Ahead of its Time

At first glance, it seems like a great idea. Pay by the mile auto insurance. Drive a lot, pay more. Drive less, and save. But what seems like a great idea has had difficulty gaining traction. For a variety of reasons, including technology, regulations, and marketing, pay as you go auto insurance has stalled in […]

Published or Updated: June 6, 2013

InsureMe.com Review

Before the days of the internet, the ways in which you could compare insurance quotes were limited to two.  Either you had the time to visit brick and mortar insurance companies and provide all of your personal details, or you sat at home attached to your phone talking with a sales representative.  The process was […]

Published or Updated: June 6, 2013

The Ins and Outs of Car Insurance Deductibles

One of the easiest ways to save money is to adjust insurance deductibles. A deductible, to put it simply, is the money you pay out-of-pocket before your insurance company kicks in and pays its part. When it comes to automobile insurance, or any insurance for that matter, it’s critical that you set smart deductibles for […]

Published or Updated: September 26, 2010

Is the 65% COBRA Subsidy Going, Going, Gone?

Update: Today, President Obama signed into law an extension of the COBRA Subsidy through March 31, 2010 This is a good news, bad news, and then maybe some more good news kind of story. You’ve no doubt heard of COBRA (Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act), which according to the Department of Labor “gives workers and […]

Published or Updated: March 15, 2013

Is Renter’s Insurance Worth the Cost?

Hoping one day soon to own a home, I have been renting apartments for the last 7+ years.  The renting first started when I moved to Miami for school and has continued well after I’ve graduated.  With my credit not in the best of shape, renting has been my only housing option and one that […]

Published or Updated: March 3, 2015

Insurance.com Review

Last month I had the chance to meet some folks from insurance.com. I found out that the company is based in Ohio (go Buckeyes!) so it must be a first rate organization. Anyway, as I mentioned a while ago, Nationwide recently jacked up my auto insurance rates. I’ve been a customer of Nationwide for more […]

Published or Updated: September 26, 2010

What is an SR-22 Form and How Do You Get One?

You might think that with tax time in full swing, an SR-22 form is another one of those obscure deduction forms you need to keep on hand in case of an audit.  Perhaps an SR-22 form is a signed affidavit allowing a piece of evidence into a jury trial?  We probably could go on all […]

Published or Updated: February 18, 2010

Are Discount Health Plans a Scam?

Health insurance is expensive. And if you are shopping for individual health insurance, you know it can be really expensive. Add to that pre-existing conditions, and the price can be outright ridiculous. And that’s why the following claims can be really enticing to those looking for health insurance: Affordable Health Care Plan Pre-existing conditions? No […]

Published or Updated: March 7, 2013

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