In high school, car insurance is cheaper if you get good grades. When you turn 25, your premium changes again. Car insurance companies assign rates based on how responsible they think you are and how likely they think you are to get into an accident. Fair enough, but some of the criteria they use are a little…
Most states require you to buy some form of insurance for your car before they will allow you to drive it. But all they ask to see is “Proof of Insurance”—a piece of paper saying you have it. In this day of Photoshop and decent printers, some people have figured out how easy it is to make their own “insurance.”
Scoring points is a good thing, unless it's on your driving record. Still, if you know how your state's point system works, you'll have a better game plan for keeping your license —and your auto insurance rates low.
Insuring a car in the city of Detroit is ridiculously fucking expensive and it forces a lot of us to drive less-than-exciting vehicles just to get from point A to point B. Rates are among the highest, if not the highest, in the country. Detroit's new mayor is looking to alleviate that.
How many times have you logged into one of your credit card or bank accounts and seen a bogus charge or late fee appear out of nowhere? You wanted to call the company right away and have them refund your money, but you had no idea what to say to get the fee waived. So you just let it slide. Time after time.
I'm not exactly a savvy sales person, but I need to sell my car. I know how much I paid for it and how long I've had it, but I don't know how to translate that into a sticker price. How can I figure out how much my car is worth?
Your current auto insurer (and perhaps other service providers) may be holding out on you. If you're eligible for a lower rate, you probably won't be automatically given one unless you ask for it. In one case, the New York Times reports, one man would have been paying twice as much on his policy had he not gotten a…
America's auto insurers will push for new driver monitoring systems, such as in-car video cameras, as a way to cut costs and crashes. Who needs driverless cars when all drivers could soon get an electronic nanny?
Your insurance agent likely prefers you drive a Corvette instead of a Mitsubishi Lancer. That's because, according to the IIHS, Lancer owners report the highest relative insurance losses. Corvette owners? The lowest. Here are the ten biggest insurance losers.
How do you sell an unsexy product like car insurance in Russia? With breasts, of course. Hey, if it worked for Russian tires, it'll work here. Warning: These two videos are definitely NSFW.
Insure.com has assembled a new list of the 20 most expensive cars to insure in America. Like speed? Say goodbye to your hard-earned skrilla.
Updated below California Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner has approved regulations which could lead to a pay-as-you-drive insurance system in California. The idea has the potential to save consumers tons of money but may lead to big-brotherish vehicle tracking systems.
Like salt and pepper, chocolate and vanilla, our look at the 20 most expensive cars to insure for 2009 has a flip-side. Today we'll be looking at the 20 least expensive cars to insure for 2009.
A cost many forget when buying a new car is that with different cars come different insurance prices. Want to know why? We'll show you with this list of the 20 most expensive cars to insure for 2009.
A few of the big insurance companies (Progressive, we're looking at you) have been experimenting with high-tech on-board devices to monitor their customer's driving habits for a few years now. But telematics have finally entered the picture, allowing on-the-fly uploading of driver information, vs the previous systems…