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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?

Renters Insurance

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 Review

Your Auto Insurance Quote Step 1

Last month I had the chance to meet some folks from 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?

SR-22 Form

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?

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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

What is an Insurance Bureau Score?


You’ve undoubtedly heard of a FICO credit score. We’ve talked about credit scores in the past, including how to improve your score and how to get your FICO score. But what you may have never heard of before is your Insurance Bureau Score. If you have a credit score, you have an insurance score, too. […]

Published or Updated: February 12, 2010

The 10 Most and 10 Least Expensive Cars To Insure

Nissan GT R

Last week, I received an email from my car insurance provider, Progressive, that the address they had on file was out of date.  After reading this, I knew that I was about to pay a little extra for the premium I booked months ago.  Purposefully, I did not change my address when I moved because […]

Published or Updated: September 26, 2010