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What Every Consumer Should Know about Credit

Good credit will help a person in more ways than most people assume. Having a favorable credit history is the key to finding a dream job, getting better insurance rates and finding car or home loans with lower interest rates. Renters living in areas with hot housing markets have a much easier time finding the right place with a good credit rating. In many cases,...

Buying a Motorcycle? Make Sure You Secure the Right Coverage

If you are one of the Americans who have purchased a motorcycle in the last 10 years, you're clearly far from alone: Ownership has risen steadily in the past decade and over 13 million people across the U.S. are now riding motorbikes. And of that total, nearly 20% of all riders are women. Just as for car drivers, motorcycle riders are required to secure insurance and you want...

Why Online Insurance Platforms are not Thriving

Many startups have attempted to help consumers cut cost and bring insurance purchasing directly to the buyer. For the most part, this has not been successful after many attempts to bring their new platforms and methods to the internet. Attempts include: ECoverage which is probably the earliest online insurance startup to offer insurance. This platform went out of business several years after it was launched in...

Common Insurance Myths Americans Should be Aware Of

Two of the most common myths about insurance are that red cars cost more and that houses should be insured for their real market values. However, red cars do not cost more, and houses should be insured based on how much it would cost to reconstruct them. This cost could vary greatly from one area of the country to another, which means some homeowners are...

Renter's Insurance and Misconceptions among Millennials

A recent study found that millennials are renting in larger numbers than ever before, but that they are not getting renter's coverage even though it's inexpensive and can provide protection for their belongings. Researchers also found that most (75%) of the people surveyed did not know they could obtain renter's insurance for about the same monthly cost as a pair of movie tickets, and had...