Category: Car Insurance

How to pick a car that’s cheaper to insure

In our money mailbag this week, a viewer asks: “I’m in the market for a new car, but hoping to keep monthly payments as low as possible. What type of cars are the cheapest to insure?” It’s no secret that car costs are climbing. In fact, the national average yearly premium for insurance went up by just over 10% in the past year – from... Read Article

What Can I Do If My Car Is Stolen?

Having your car stolen is a traumatic experience. You step out the door, and your car is simply gone – not there where you left it. Unfortunately, it happens every day to vehicle owners all over the U.S. The following is a checklist to prepare you in case that unhappy event ever happens to you. Check to Make Sure Your Car Has Actually Been Stolen... Read Article

Sliding on Ice and Car Insurance Claims

Sliding on ice is often a scary and frustrating situation. Many drivers feel they are driving cautiously for the road conditions but still cannot maintain control of their vehicle. Sliding on ice can cause a lot of damage. Damage can occur in many different forms. Bodily Injury Damage to Your Car Damage to Another Car Damage to Property After a sliding on ice accident, ​many... Read Article

Car insurance rates in metro area increased by 7.9 percent in 2018

Drivers in the 11233 ZIP code pay an average of $4,075 annually - the most of any ZIP code in the metro area Car insurance rates in the New York metro area increased by nearly 7.9 percent in 2018 compared to 2017, as average rates continue to soar over other large cities, according to a new report. In the New York metro area, which includes 568 different ZIP codes, the... Read Article

Brooklyn car insurance rates among the highest in the nation

With new studies revealing that car insurance rates are at an all-time high in the U.S., Brooklynites have extra reason to complain — their rates are the highest in New York state, where auto insurance rates have gone up, over the last year, 62.7 percent more than the national average. New York rates have risen 7.9 percent in the last year, according to the newly... Read Article