Flood Insurance: Is Congress Doing Enough To Fight Rising Costs?

The Federal Emergency Management Agency rolled out new flood maps to show which Americans live in areas more prone to flooding and therefore require flood insurance coverage. The map sent flood insurance rates through the roof in certain locations. Jack…

Travel Insurance: Do You Need It?

Traveling can be expensive and most people do not want to add unnecessary expenses to their budget. Travel insurance is one of those things that you know you should buy but aren’t really sure if it’s worth the money. It’s…

Auto Insurance Rates Rose 2.5% Last Year

With the individual mandate of the Affordable Care Act (aka “Obamacare”) constantly under debate in congress and throughout the country, the focus of the insurance industry in recent years has been healthcare. While the healthcare industry braced for massive changes,…

Car Insurance Premiums: 67% Increase for One Claim?

The internets are abuzz about car insurance rates rising by a national average of 38% after just one claim, but consider this before you begin bargaining with your tree shade mechanic about replacing your car’s entire backside. The uproar was…

Obamacare Website: Will It Be Ready By Saturday For A Surge In Use?

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) website has been nothing but troublesome since its launch October 1st for those trying to gain access to affordable health insurance. The problems were many, from the site being completely shut down, to freezing and…

Obamacare Fines: Not Prohibitive for Some

WIth less than a week to go before Americans can start signing up for and buying health insurance through exchanges provided by the controversial Affordable Care Act (ACA), many are seeking to understand the penalties that will be levied on…

Home Insurance: The Hartford Extends AARP Program

In a press-release earlier today, The Hartford announced plans to extend its agreement with AARP (formerly the American Association of Retired Persons) to offer home and auto insurance to its memebers for 3 more years: “For many years, The Hartford…

Healthcare Law, Is Everyone Ready For It?

It’s rapidly approaching. That time when laws within the United States force a change in the healthcare payment structure. Are we all ready for it? What were the steps that led to this change? President Obama shared his reasoning behind…

Google Launches Car Insurance Comparison Tool In France

Google has expanded its car insurance rate comparison tool in France at its Google.fr domain. The feature was spotted by blogger Quentin Ducreux Lerebours at Rude Baguette. He writes: For now, users can get price comparisons for only 7 companies…

Driver With Suspended License And No Insurance Kills Motorcyclist And Leaves Scene

I’d like to honor Mr. Robert Wilson, a sixty-four year old father who was driving his blue Suzuki motorcycle on the northbound Capital City Freeway near El Camino Avenue around 10 p.m. on October 24th and was needlessly killed by…