Cars drive through flood water after Hurricane Delta passed through the area on October 10, 2020, near Lake Charles, Louisiana
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Does Car Insurance Cover Water Damage?

It’s important to keep your car in good working condition. It gets you to work and the grocery store. And it allows you to take your children to school and activities. So when your car has been involved in an accident, you know your insurance will cover at least part of it. But will it …

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Car Insurance Myths You Should Stop Believing

Paying for car insurance can be annoying, but when the time comes to use it, having good car insurance coverage is important. While insurance deductibles vary greatly with the calculation of many factors, there are some lesser-known nuances to how the whole process actually works. Perhaps this is why so many consumers believe in the …

A red 2018 Toyota RAV4 compact crossover SUV displayed during the 2018 New York International Auto Show on Wednesday, March 28, 2018
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Are Red Cars More Expensive to Insure?

While all car owners have some form of car insurance, the actual ins-and-outs of how insurance works is not always clear. Along with all of the confusing phrases, there are also a lot of misnomers about how car insurance works, and what causes some policies to be more expensive than others. There is a formula …

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Are Sports Cars Really More Expensive to Insure?

Buying a sports car is exciting, however, having to buy car insurance can be a drag. Considering your technically paying monthly, semi-annually, or annually for coverage in the case that something “might” happen to your car, insurance can be looked at as being an unnecessary expense. And that expense can fluctuate depending on what kind …

A police officer walks past one of several damaged vehicles after a car accident in a parking lot. A car crashed into the Bellagio Nails & Spa in Medford, Massachusetts, on July 28, 2020, with people inside and hitting several cars.
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How do Car Insurance Deductibles Work?

Car insurance is one of those things that you are required to have, but you don’t really appreciate it until you actually need it. Insurance comes in layers with a lot of complicated jargon mixed in with decisions that can be all too confusing. When purchasing insurance for your car, there are a lot of …

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Buying Car Insurance Doesn’t Have to Be Confusing

Shopping for car insurance can be confusing. But it doesn’t have to be. Once you have a good understanding of the most common car insurance types and how buying it actually works, buying car insurance really isn’t such a confusing process. The most common types of car insurance coverage First things first, it’s important to …

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OnStar Insurance Is Creepy but Could Save You Money

Driving can be relaxing and enjoyable for some motorists, but it can also be stressful. Inclement weather, flat tires, and missed exits can put drivers and their passengers in less-than-ideal situations. Everyone wants to feel they can depend on their insurance company in times of need. But now, more than ever, people also are being …

Image of a dashcam in a car.
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Teslacams Prove Dashcams Can Save You on Insurance Claims

Dashcams may seem like techy treats for geeks. The reality, however, is that dashcams are proving their worth repeatedly. So much so, that it has reached the point now where some cars come equipped with the devices from the factory. For a good reason, determining the facts about what happened in any given roadway incident is not …

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Is it Cheaper to Insure an SUV or a Sedan?

If you’re in the market for a new car, then you’ll have to decide on what size of vehicle you need. A large sedan can fit everyone and their stuff, but it might not be too capable in inclement weather. On the other hand, a larger SUV could do a much better job as a …

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Is GAP Insurance Worth Buying?

When purchasing a new or used car, one extra level of protection that you might be offered is GAP insurance. And while it might be easy to just brush it off as an unneeded added cost, you might want to think twice about buying it depending on how old the car is and what your …

Two Car Traffic Accident
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This Car Will Ruin Lives

As long as people think for themselves, there will always be differences of opinions. One person may think a Dodge Challenger Hellcat is beautiful, while the person standing next to them may think that the same car is an oversized relic that makes them vomit a little bit. But, what can not be argued are …

A Ford F-150 is stuck in traffic.
Trucks & SUVs

Are Trucks Less Expensive to Insure Than Cars?

If you’re looking to make insurance changes next year, you may want to consider the types of vehicles you’ll be adding to your policy. Some vehicles may be more costly to insure than others. We found one study that might help shed some light on the differences in coverages for trucks versus cars. If truck …

A vehicle submerged in flood waters is likely totaled
Trucks & SUVs

Is a Car Considered Totaled After a Flood?

With powerful weather events like hurricanes, more and more vehicle owners face a difficult situation. If their vehicles were swamped due to flooding, they have to figure out if their vehicle is totaled. On top of that, according to Consumer Reports, car owners are likely to run into even bigger problems if they don’t have …

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Cars

Top 10 Cars with the Most Speeding Tickets

Spoiler Alert: You won’t see any vehicle you’d expect to find on this list of cars with the most speeding tickets. In other words no Ferraris, Porsches, or BMWs. Or Mustangs, in spite of those videos showing their owners losing control while exiting an event. The Metrics A new study by Insurify put this list …