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  • Car insurance for 16-year-olds

    Getting a driver’s license at 16 is considered a rite of passage for a lot of teens. But parents may be shocked at how much their car insurance costs increase when adding a teen driver. Insurance companies [...]

    7 min read Mar 04, 2021
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  • Best car insurance for millennials

    Millennials are the generation born between 1981 and 1996. This covers a fairly wide age range and represents multiple stages of adult life. Younger millennials may be just starting to make big financial [...]

    5 min read Mar 04, 2021
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  • Same day car insurance

    Purchasing car insurance is a multi-step process. It starts with researching insurance providers and getting personalized quotes online, followed by choosing your coverage and setting your policy limits. [...]

    5 min read Mar 04, 2021
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  • Cheap car insurance for teens

    Getting a driver’s license is an exciting achievement, but the excitement might be tempered when a teen obtains a car insurance quote, or when a parent adds a teen to their policy. Car insurance premiums [...]

    6 min read Mar 04, 2021
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  • Collateral assignment of life insurance

    If you need to borrow money, using your life insurance as collateral could be a useful tool to help you secure funding. There are many different types of loans to choose from when large expenses arise, [...]

    3 min read Mar 04, 2021
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  • How much does homeowners insurance cost?

    Acquiring insurance is an important aspect of homeownership. In the event of damage to your home, homeowners insurance is designed to prevent you from suffering financial devastation by providing reimbursement [...]

    5 min read Mar 04, 2021
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  • Car insurance for 22-year-olds

    By the time a driver is 22-years-old, insurance companies begin to view them differently than they would a teenager. While they are still viewed as a higher potential risk than older drivers, 22-year-olds [...]

    6 min read Mar 04, 2021
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  • Average car insurance rates by age and gender

    When determining your premium, your auto insurance company takes multiple factors into consideration. Things like the car you drive, your annual mileage and your driving history all play a role in how [...]

    4 min read Mar 04, 2021
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  • Car insurance for 24-year-olds

    By the time drivers reach 24-years-old, they may have several years of driving experience. However, insurance companies still view 24-year-olds as riskier to insure than older adults and charge higher [...]

    5 min read Mar 04, 2021
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  • How much is insurance for a BMW?

    The price you pay for car insurance is determined by different factors, including the type of car you drive. If you choose an inexpensive and safe car, your insurance premiums will be lower than someone [...]

    4 min read Mar 04, 2021
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