Tag: Auto Insurance

Insuring Your Student Away at College

Sending a child off to college is always an exciting and anxious time for parents. They worry about their child's safety, whether she has everything she needs, how she'll get along with her roommates, and whether she's ready for independent living. Between making sure that textbooks and supplies have been purchased, tuition bills paid and course registrations completed, it's natural that parents won't think about... Read Article

Adult Children on Your Policies Can Create Coverage Gaps

These days, many families are assisting their adult children financially far longer than parents of earlier generations. And that kind of support for college, and sometimes basic survival, can create insurance coverage gaps for the adult child that can be a major risk to their parents' financial wellbeing. If you have an adult child who is still financially dependent on you in some way, it's... Read Article

Get Insurance for your Kids in College

Back in the day kids showed up to their college dorms with not much more than the clothes on their backs and a couple of suitcases, maybe a small stereo. A generation ago, laptops were nearly unheard of in college dorms. Obviously, those days are over. Today college students rely on a small arsenal of laptops, tablets, smart phones and other valuable electronic devices -... Read Article

Do You Have Insurance When You Use Someone Else's Car?

Joel is an attorney living in Manhattan. He relies on public transportation to get around the city and occasionally rents a car, so he does not own one. When he goes back home for a visit, he will sometimes borrow one of his parents' cars to go out or visit friends. He certainly does not plan on having a car accident when he's driving, so... Read Article

How Credit Scores Affect Auto Insurance Rates

It is mandatory to have auto insurance today. Although everyone knows that credit scores play a key role in determining loan eligibility, many people do not know that their credit scores affect auto insurance rates. Fortunately, rates are not affected by credit scores as much as loan rates are. However, it is important to understand what data insurers use, how it affects auto insurance rates... Read Article