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Comparing Geico Car Insurance? – Take a Look at their Umbrella Policy

The Eyes Have It

Let me confess something right off the bat: That Geico gecko with the giant, shiny eyes, tiny green shoulders and British accent freaks me out. I know this standing upright lizard isn’t real, but see, that’s what I find creepy. It’s mostly those big eyeballs, I think.

What is it with Geico […]

By |April 9th, 2012|Articles|Comments Off on Comparing Geico Car Insurance? – Take a Look at their Umbrella Policy

Top 5 Reasons to Select a Car Insurance Company

Deciding on a car insurance company can sometimes be very frustrating because there are so many to choose from and so many reasons to choose. Television commercials don’t help the problem either because they all give such great reasons to choose their company without really defining why this makes them different. What you need to have to choose is a good idea of what is important to your situation and your future.

The following five reasons are not numbered because they are closely related and are of varying importance depending on your situation. […]

By |December 4th, 2011|Articles, Rates|Comments Off on Top 5 Reasons to Select a Car Insurance Company

Is Your New Car Going to Cost You in Auto Insurance?

When you don’t work in the field of auto insurance it can sometimes be very difficult to understand what makes your coverage so expensive. Many different variables will be considered by your auto insurance company, from your credit history to the distance you travel each day. Along with this criteria an auto insurance company will also consider the type of vehicle that you are intending on having insured. Different cars, specifically different types of cars, will cost more to insure than others, that’s why smart shoppers compare free online car insurance quotes first.

While considering this process you must remember that this is not an arbitrary reason in which an insurer decides that they like one type of car over another. Instead, there are statistics that support some cars getting into more accidents than others. In addition, it costs more money to repair some more expensive kinds of cars than other less expensive cars. So, what cars do cost you more money to insure? […]

By |December 4th, 2011|Articles, Rates|Comments Off on Is Your New Car Going to Cost You in Auto Insurance?

What Should You Know About Auto Insurance Claims?

What Should You Know About Auto Insurance Claims?

Auto insurance and auto insurance claims can be very intimidating due to the nature of the subject as it is not something we learn about in a controlled environment.  There are no classes taught in school that are required to know how to compare and buy auto insurance or how to handle an auto insurance claim.  What you need to know is learned by experience unless you go the old-fashioned way of buying auto insurance and get an insurance agent.  However, you can learn much about the process by simply reading on. […]

By |September 7th, 2011|Articles|0 Comments

Auto Insurance Tips: 6 Most Common Car Problems

If you drive a car you have no doubt had one of those days where you get the bad news that your car is broken and needs to be fixed. Those kinds of days are hard for any of us but the reality is keeping up with your maintenance on a vehicle will go a long way in causing less of those days and increasing the life of your vehicle.

The 6 items that are listed here are the most common problems with cars and most are inexpensive to fix or replace. However, each of these problems if ignored long enough could cause you big problems with your vehicle. So keep up with maintenance and avoid bad car days. […]

By |May 11th, 2011|Articles, Auto, Rates|0 Comments

Smart Phone App Eliminates Texting While Driving

Texting while driving is one of the most dangerous things on the road today. Someone who is texting while driving has been proven to be the equivalent of someone driving with 0.08 blood alcohol level. Not only that driving while using a cell phone gives you up to 37% less brain activity focused on the road. That is pretty scary stuff when you really think about it.

Many have chosen to just stop the texting while driving and urge their teenagers of driving age to do the same thing. This is the best answer by far however sometimes a text or email comes in while you are driving that you really need to get. Technology has created a compromise to allow you to hear text and email messages when you are driving so you can stay focused and still get messages of great importance. […]

By |May 6th, 2011|Articles, Auto, Teen Driving|0 Comments

Have You Taught Your Teenager to Scan the Road?

If you have a teenager on the road or one about to be you have certainly read the statistics about how much more prevalent it is for teenagers to be involved in an accident. In fact teenagers get into accidents at the rate of 4 times as often as adults. Most people blame this on speed or other reckless driving but research does not necessarily agree with that theory.

In a study conducted it showed that out of 800 accidents involving teenagers that almost 2/3 were not related to bad driving behavior but instead from failing to scan the road, misjudging driving conditions and being distracted. […]

By |April 21st, 2011|Articles, Auto, Rates, Teen Driving|0 Comments

Who Needs to Be Listed on Your Auto Insurance Policy?

If you let a friend drive your car are they covered if they get into an accident on your auto insurance? How about your spouse or girlfriend or boyfriend? The simple answer is most people who drive your car are covered.

The usual rule of thumb is that if someone is not required to be listed as a driver on your policy they are covered. If they are required to be listed and are not listed they would not be covered. So it is important to know which people fall into which category. […]

By |April 19th, 2011|Articles, Auto, Rates|0 Comments

So You Want a Ford Mustang?

The Ford Mustang is one of the most iconic cars in American car history. It is the prize of many collectors and a favorite car of many car enthusiasts. The mustang has captured the hearts of American drivers for over 40 years and the love affair does not seem to be ending anytime soon.

The first mustang came off the production line in 1964 and was shown at the New York’s World Fair on April 17, 1964. It went on sale at ford dealerships the same day. When the Mustang was released there was not a hotter production car on the market besides the Corvette which was a much pricier model.

To find out more about this car and our love affair with it we sat down with Mark Logan, owner of ClassicMustang.com who you may know from his appearances on The History Channel’s “Pawn Star.” […]

By |April 6th, 2011|Articles, Auto|0 Comments

Gas Prices Are Up Again – Why?

Most of us are feeling the pinch right now when we go to fill up our tanks. The price of oil is fluxuating a lot these days which is why we are seeing the soaring prices at the pump. The average American is paying $0.85 more a gallon than they were this time last year a sacrifice most family just cannot afford to make.

To understand how and why gas prices jump we need to take a look at how gas prices are calculated. Now you may be paying $4 a gallon at the pump but that $4 you pay goes in a lot of different directions.

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By |April 4th, 2011|Articles, Auto|0 Comments