When Non-Driving Factors Affect Auto Insurance Premiums
reprinted from the NY Times “Bucks” blog dated 9/27/12 By ANN CARRNS Automobile insurers may use factors unrelated to driving, like education and occupation, in determining rates.Now, a consumer group is urging state insurance commissioners to restrict insurers’ ability to use those factors, arguing that the result has been unfairly high rates for lower-income drivers. […]
Did You Stop Paying Your Insurance Premium? How’s That Working Out For You?
This is a reprint from the Idaho Department of Insurance Website: Protecting An Investment What Consumers Need to Know About Lender-Placed Insurance Today, consumers use credit to purchase almost everything from appliances to cars. For smaller purchases, like a new TV or washing machine, most credit lenders do not insist that a consumer buy insurance […]
Surfing Facebook On The Job?
Reprinted with permission from Martin Johncox with Alexander and Associates, read the original article HERE. We often hear of business banning social media at work – prohibiting their employees from accessing Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and other sites. The assumption is that employees will waste time, reveal secrets or misrepresent the company. Some businesses, however, realize […]
HB 540 – Who’s Afraid of Big Brother?
I hate to sound big-brotherish but we’re quite close to the Orwellian future in which governments can check to see if you are “compliant” with certain laws that cross over the boundary between personal freedom of choice and fiscal obligation. Of course the most impending change is coming in 2014 with the implementation of the […]
How can my Auto insurance go up? I have a clean record!
Some factors responsible for higher auto insurance rates have nothing to do with your driving record. Learn what affects your car insurance rates most. reprinted from the 7/20/09 article on Carsdirect.com Have you had your auto insurance rates increase even though you have a clean driving record? This is an extremely frustrating phenomenon, but it […]