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State Farm has roots dating back to 1922 when it extended its first auto insurance policy. It has grown since then, forming a large group of insurance and financial service companies. With over 70,425 employees, 18,000 agents, 343 claim offices, and 30 operations centers, the State Farm Group is the largest property-casualty insurer in the […]

Auto insurance companies look at several factors when determining your rates, and you don’t have a lot of control over how they weigh those factors. But with the opportunity for auto insurance discounts, you may be able to find ways to lower your costs. Auto insurance discounts come in all shapes and sizes, and it […]

Credit Card Industry Report

2018 Consumer Credit Card Industry Study

Over the course of a generation, credit cards have become America’s most popular payment method. The average American has six in her wallet. We spend trillions of dollars and take on billions of dollars of debt a year using hundreds of millions of credit cards. Credit card debt has increased almost one-hundred fold since the […]

Assurant got its start back in 1892 under the original name LaCrosse Mutual Aid Association. Based in La Crosse, Wisconsin at the time, the first product the company sold was disability insurance.   LaCrosse Mutual Aid Association eventually changed its name to Time Insurance Company. It operated under that name for a century before becoming […]

settlement loans

If you’re a plaintiff in a lawsuit hoping and waiting for a settlement so that you can get your life back on track and pay your medical bills, you might consider a settlement loan. A settlement or lawsuit loan is when you borrow money against the proceeds you expect to win in a lawsuit. Picture […]

If you’re applying for a new credit card, you typically won’t be able to start using it immediately upon approval. And depending on your application and the issuer, you may not even get approved right away. But if you’re planning to make a big purchase or you want to score a big sign-up bonus for […]

Can you buy a car with a credit card?

Can You Buy a Car With a Credit Card?

Can you buy a car with a credit card? Yes, but you have to know how to do it right or it could cost you. This guide will explain how to buy a vehicle with a credit card without getting burned. If you’re like me, you’ll do anything to rack up credit card rewards. Whether […]

Goodyear Credit Card

It seems that every retailer has its own credit card, and the Goodyear credit card is no exception. But if you’re like most people, you don’t shop for tires very often, so it doesn’t make a lot of sense to apply for a credit card for such a rare purchase. However, if you frequently buy […]

Whether you’re the type to replace your whole wardrobe to keep up with fashion trends or you infrequently add something new to your closet, the Gap credit card can make it easier to get rewards on your clothing purchases. And unlike most store credit cards, you can also use the Gap credit card for non-Gap […]