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EINSURANCE.(com): EInsurance Journal Auto Insurance Articles

6 Safety Features That Can Save You Money on Car Insurance

There might just be a treasure trove of savings in your auto insurance premiums. If you haven’t yet explored discounts for safety features, it might be worth looking into. It varies by state and insurance carrier, but if your car is equipped...



POSTED AUGUST 16, 2017
Buying Auto Insurance: Online vs. Agent

The Internet has changed our lives in so many ways. Where we get the news, how we learn, the way we do business and how we shop. Now you can even buy insurance policies online. But which is better, buying an auto insurance online or the “old...



POSTED AUGUST 16, 2017
Comprehensive Auto Insurance: What It Is and When You Need It

Despite its name, comprehensive auto insurance doesn’t cover everything related to your car in the case of an accident or damage to your car. Instead, it covers theft and damage to your car due to natural disasters and other non-collision ev...



POSTED AUGUST 16, 2017
What to Do With Your Car Insurance When You Move

Moving is such a hassle, it’s understandable if something falls through the cracks in the process. But, when you’re letting people and companies know you have a new address, there is one particular item that often gets forgotten: your...



POSTED JULY 20, 2017
The In’s and Out’s of Motorcycle Insurance

If you’re considering a motorcycle purchase, be sure to include insurance in your cost estimating equation. Even though there are a few states – Montana, Washington and Florida – that don’t require motorcycle insurance, if...



POSTED JUNE 21, 2017
What Is Personal Injury Protection Insurance and What Does It Cover?

Think of personal injury Protection (PIP) as sort of a “get home free” extension of auto insurance. It is no-fault coverage that pays out no matter who is at fault in a car accident. PIP goes above and beyond standard auto insurance to...



POSTED MAY 17, 2017
How to Shop for High Risk Auto Insurance

As a driver, somewhere along the line you’ll no doubt have an “oops” moment, whether it’s serious (DUI) or less dangerous (driving without insurance). Reasons big to small can cause you to be considered a high risk driver,...



POSTED APRIL 17, 2017
When Would You Have an Excluded Driver on Your Car Insurance Policy?

Whether you ask for it, or your auto insurer demands it, having a named driver exclusion attached to your policy has its consequences. It can also save you money. In states where it’s legal, insurance companies can allow, and sometimes r...



POSTED MARCH 26, 2017
How Much Will Your Car Insurance Cost?

Like many things, auto insurance rates seem to be getting higher every year. So how much is the average cost? It depends on many factors taken into consideration when it’s time to get a new policy. On average, the annual cost to insure a...



POSTED FEBRUARY 14, 2017
8 Simple Ways to Save You 90% On Your Car Insurance

You may already know auto insurance premiums depend on many common factors like a vehicle’s make and model, drivers’ safety records, vehicle usage conditions and years of driving experience. However, you may not know there are many oth...



POSTED JANUARY 27, 2017

Reuters: Top News

Exclusive: T-Mobile, Sprint close to agreeing on deal terms - sources
(Reuters) - T-Mobile US Inc is close to agreeing tentative terms on a deal to merge with Sprint Corp , people familiar with the matter said on Friday, a major breakthrough in efforts to merge the third and fourth largest U.S. wireless carriers.


POSTED SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 1:57 PM
U.S. challenged by rising North Korea tensions, Russia urges calm
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Russia urged "hot heads" to calm down on Friday as the United States admitted it felt "challenged" by North Korea's warning that it could test a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific and President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un traded more insults.


POSTED SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 4:27 PM
Senator McCain opposes Obamacare repeal bill, a possible fatal blow
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator John McCain said on Friday he opposes the latest Republican bill to dismantle Obamacare, dealing the measure what could be a fatal blow given the party's slim Senate majority.


POSTED SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 4:30 PM
'Unfit' Uber stripped of London license
LONDON (Reuters) - London deemed Uber unfit to run a taxi service on Friday and stripped it of its license to operate from the end of next week in a major blow to the U.S. firm and 3.5 million users in one of the world's wealthiest cities.


POSTED SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 12:07 PM
Trump administration drops guidance on college sex-crime probes
(Reuters) - The Trump administration on Friday reversed Obama-era guidelines on how colleges should handle sexual assault allegations that it said treated the accused unfairly.


POSTED SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 3:33 PM
Alabama Senate race tests Trump’s ability to deliver his voters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will test his ability to persuade his staunchly anti-establishment political base to get behind Republican incumbents when he wades into a bitter U.S. Senate fight in Alabama on Friday.


POSTED SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 8:22 AM
Hurricane-ravaged U.S. cities hit by rising cleanup costs
HOUSTON (Reuters) - Communities in Texas and Florida, each swamped by a hurricane within two weeks of one another, are rewriting debris removal contracts and paying millions of dollars more to lure trucks, as subcontractors say costs have jumped.


POSTED SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 2:29 PM
Hurricane Maria lashes Turks and Caicos, fresh flooding in Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Hurricane Maria lashed the Turks and Caicos Islands on Friday and was blamed for fresh flooding on Puerto Rico, where it had already destroyed homes and knocked out power during its rampage through the Caribbean.


POSTED SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 4:16 PM
Exclusive: VW moves to secure cobalt supplies in shift to electric cars
LONDON (Reuters) - Germany's Volkswagen is moving to secure long-term supplies of cobalt, a vital component of rechargeable batteries, as the group accelerates its ambitious shift to electric cars.


POSTED SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 9:38 AM
Time Inc in talks to sell assets; warns on third-quarter ad revenue softness
(Reuters) - Time Inc said on Friday it was looking to sell several assets, including Time Inc UK, and warned it experienced more-than-anticipated softness in both print and advertising revenue during the current quarter.


POSTED SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 11:00 AM

News – Insurance Journal

How Home Values Track with High, Low Risk of Natural Hazards: ATTOM Data
Americans are still buying homes in areas with high risk of natural hazards and the homes in those cities continue to appreciate in value far faster than homes in low natural hazard locales. However, the effect on home values of …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 4:48 PM
Ratings of Illinois’ Prime Insurance Company Upgraded
A.M. Best has upgraded the Financial Strength Rating to A (Excellent) from A- (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating to “a” from “a-” of Prime Insurance Company (PIC) in Chicago, Ill. The outlook of these ratings has been revised …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 4:39 PM
Ohio Increases Fines Against Pipeline Developer to $2.3M
Ohio’s environmental regulators have more than doubled the proposed fines against a company building a natural gas pipeline from West Virginia to Michigan, saying the two sides are at an impasse. The fines now stand at $2.3 million and stem …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 4:36 PM
Jump in Energy Contract Lawsuits Expected in Harvey’s Wake
Lawyers expect a spate of force majeure contract lawsuits after Hurricane Harvey tore through Southeast Texas and parts of Louisiana last month, paralyzing a fifth of U.S. fuel output and pushing some oil production offline. Hurricanes and other natural disasters …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 4:19 PM
U.S. and EU Sign Covered Agreement on Insurance Regulation
The United States and European Union have scheduled a ceremony for today for the signing of a bilateral agreement on prudential insurance and reinsurance measures. Both sides announced in July their intention to sign the agreement, also known as a …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 4:13 PM
Researchers: FEMA’s Houston Flood Maps Outdated Long Before Harvey
The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s flood plain maps for parts of southeastern Houston were woefully out-of-date long before Hurricane Harvey ravaged the Texas coast, a new study suggests. Researchers at Rice University and Texas A&M University at Galveston studied one …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 4:06 PM
Minnesota Gov. Cranks Up Pressure on Feds to Protect Health Programs
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton blasted federal health officials on Sept. 20 for holding up approval of a program meant to lower health insurance costs and threatening millions of dollars in cuts to health care for the working poor. State lawmakers …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 4:04 PM
Sullivan Appointed as Texas Insurance Commissioner
Texas has a new insurance commissioner. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has named Kent Sullivan to serve as insurance commissioner and head of the Texas Department of Insurance. His term expires Feb. 1, 2019. The post has been vacant following the …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 3:45 PM
SEC Hacking Latest in Series of Government Agency Cyber Breaches
A major computer hack at America’s top stock market regulator is the latest sign that data stored in the highest reaches of the U.S. government remains vulnerable to cyber attacks, despite efforts across multiple presidencies to limit high-profile breaches that …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 3:41 PM
New Bridge Design Tested by Nevada Quake Lab Following Mexico Quake
Scientists at a Nevada earthquake lab this week tested new bridge designs with connectors they say are innovative and created to better withstand violent temblors and speed reconstruction efforts after major quake damage. University of Nevada, Reno engineers performed the …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 3:10 PM

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