A survey asks: When are drivers more likely to use a cellphone behind the wheel?
Internet use behind the wheel is growing, and youngsters aren’t the only ones at fault.
Survey suggests the unpleasant subject of death blinds people to the potential living benefits of life insurance.
Call me geek but I’m fascinated by car insurance. Insert here your pitying eye-roll, followed in close succession by “Why?” and “Don’t get out much, huh?” But two X factors separate car insurance from life insurance, health insurance and homeowners insurance: motion and emotion. Consider the car insurance underwriters at Progressive, Geico and State Farm.
Hail is the Rodney Dangerfield of home insurance hazards: It gets no respect. On the scream-o-meter, it barely moves the needle compared to earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes and floods. It’s rarely deadly, and its hit-and-run nature usually eludes TV crews, leaving only home video or snapshots of hailstones sent in by viewers to the evening news
Flood flash: State Farm is opting out of the National Flood Insurance Program, or NFIP. In a June 9 news release, one of the nation’s largest home insurance underwriters said it will cease writing new flood insurance policies as a participant in NFIP’s “Write Your Own” program beginning Oct. 1. State Farm said its agents will continue
Here in Florida, if you’re nautical by nature, you can get a rush just walking the docks and checking out the clever names on the sterns of the pleasure fleet. Naturally, Jimmy Buffett references rule down here, with 5 O’Clock Somewhere, A Pirate (or Parrot) Looks at 40, Changes in Latitude, Shaker of Salt and
If you’ve paid out-of-pocket for auto expenses or insurance deductibles as a result of the recent Toyota safety recall, your auto insurance company may have your back — and a check. That is, if it can prove that your Toyota’s runaway accelerator caused the damage to your wallet. According to the Associated Press, at least