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Article Summary: Insurance claims can help you cover medical and repair expenses following a car crash. But the amount of time you have to file a claim after an accident varies by state. If you do not file a claim within that time limit, you will not receive financial compensation. According to the World Health […]

Man being taken to ambulance by two EMTs

Article Summary: Although auto insurance usually covers car accident injuries, health insurance companies can step in when that is not the case. If your health insurance does not cover an injury for one reason or another, personal injury protection (PIP) or medical payment coverage (MedPay) plan could also help with that. Car accidents are stressful […]

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Article Summary: Your car insurance could be expensive for a variety of reasons, including your location, driving record, demographics, and more. Just about every state in the U.S. requires drivers to have at least some car insurance to protect both themselves and others in an accident. Unfortunately, auto insurance can be expensive. In 2021, the […]

Young man looking nervously behind him as he drives down a street

Article Summary: A citation and a ticket are the same things. Both refer to the document you receive after a traffic violation, requiring you to pay a fine or appear in court. Many of us can relate to the feeling of driving down the highway and suddenly seeing those flashing red and blue lights behind […]

Toy car on legal documents with two hands passing car keys behind

Article Summary: Red cars do not cost more to insure, contrary to popular belief. Insurance companies calculate rates based on risk factors, such as living in an area with car thieves, insuring young drivers, or the number of accidents you’ve claimed in the past. Color is not a factor in this. When it comes to […]

Car keys with glasses of beer and bottle caps in the background

Article Summary: Depending on the state in which you are charged, DWI and DUI can mean different things. Though some states use both DUI and DWI, others use DWI to specify the driver was intoxicated and DUI to imply drug use was involved. Regardless of the terminology, DUI and DWI violations can have serious and […]

Tow truck towing a damaged car

Article Summary: Towing costs can range from $2.50 to $7.00 per mile. The average cost to tow a car is $109. However, these costs may be more expensive depending on when you call for a tow truck and the position of your vehicle. Getting a car towed is typically associated with bad luck, but it’s […]

Toy car on legal documents with two hands passing car keys behind

Article Summary: Most of the time, you cannot insure a car that isn’t in your name. This is because auto insurance policies are designed to support the vehicle owner, who has an insurable interest in the vehicle. However, there are a few scenarios that allow for non-owner insurance policies. Insurance is important. It protects you, […]

Man with gloves and a flashlight inspecting a vehicle's engine

Article Summary: Branded titles belong to cars that experienced serious damage, such as during a major accident or a storm. If you see a branded title being sold at a dealership, it has been repaired and inspected by your state’s DMV. The vehicles are often sold at a discount because of their previous damage histories. […]

Car keys laying on top of money

Article Summary If you total a leased car, your insurance company will typically cover the vehicle’s actual cash value (ACV). In cases where the ACV of the car is the same as the outstanding balance, you simply terminate the lease agreement and walk away. The problem is that in most cases, you will still owe […]

how to bundle home and auto

If you’re a homeowner and own your vehicle, you could probably use a way to lower the cost of home and auto insurance. Did you know that you could save 5-25% on insurance costs just by getting both insurance policies from the same company? Read on to learn how to bundle home and auto insurance. […]

AIG Auto Insurance

AIG (American International Group) is an American insurance and finance corporation with roots dating back to 1919. It has expanded far beyond the U.S., currently operating in over 80 countries worldwide. AIG provides insurance products including general property, general casualty, life insurance, retirement services, and financial services. In this in-depth review, we are going to take […]

How do Speeding Tickets Affect Insurance Rates

People sometimes do irrational things when there’s a police car behind them. They’ll slow down well below the speed limit and overthink every single move they make. There’s a reason for that fear, though. Getting pulled over is rarely a good experience. If you’ve committed a traffic violation, such as running a stop sign or […]