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Some car safety features can potentially lower the insurance costs for your new vehicle. See if you're eligible for a discount.
Have a plan in place. For instance, hopping on to the claim filing process right away will make the process easier for you in the long term.
Liability car insurance is required by law in every state besides New Hampshire and Florida. In addition, you will likely need comprehensive and collision insurance if you are financing your car.
Most citizens in the U.S. have to purchase auto insurance to drive their vehicles legally. But beginning the journey to find the right insurance policy can be overwhelming.
You may have a few valuables that amount to thousands of dollars, maybe even tens of thousands. Even one piece of estate jewelry or a vintage diamond ring may be worth more than the payout maximum on your home insurance policy or renters insurance. We show you how to insure jewelry the right way.
State law doesn’t require homeowners insurance but you will generally need to purchase coverage before you can be approved for a loan through a mortgage lender. In addition, it’s recommended that you maintain homeowners coverage even when it isn’t required in order to protect yourself from potential financial losses.
Homeowners insurance works provides for your property if it’s damaged by a covered peril and for liability if you’re responsible for another person’s injury or property damage.
California just joined six other states in banning gender as a factor in determining car insurance rates.