Car Insurance, Homeowners, Insurance101

The Mythbuster Machine | Insurance facts you should know

Most industries have their fair share of misbeliefs and misconceptions around what they provide and how they work—and the insurance industry is no exception. You might be surprised how many insurance “facts” you’ve been adhering to are actually, well, myths. In our new series, we’re hopping in Elephant’s Mythbuster Machine to take on some of… Read More

Published on March 1, 2021
Car Insurance, Insurance101

Will my rate go up if I’m not at-fault in an accident?

It may be common knowledge that when you’re in an accident and you’re at-fault, your insurance rate will most likely increase. However, you don’t have to be at-fault in an accident to potentially see a rise in your premium cost. Let’s go over what it means to be at-fault, how it’s determined, and some common… Read More

Published on March 1, 2021
Car Insurance, Insurance101, Safety

How do tickets and violations affect my car insurance?

There’s a lot of information out there about car insurance as it pertains to tickets and traffic violations. Some of it’s true; some of it is exaggeration or pure misinformation. However, whether you get your information from a friend or family member, or an online search engine, it’s best to double check your sources. At… Read More

Published on March 1, 2021
Car Insurance, Insurance101

Is Rental Reimbursement Coverage Worth It?

Do you have a reliable way to get around if your vehicle is in the shop for repairs? If you don’t, you aren’t alone. In fact, in a recent poll conducted at Elephant, we found 27% of participants didn’t have an alternate way to get to work if their car was out of commission. That’s… Read More

Published on March 1, 2021
Car Insurance, Insurance101

Why Did My Car Insurance Rate Change?

Insurance rates fluctuate. It’s a fact of life. However, we get that it can still be a bit frustrating to witness a price increase when you’re least expecting one. That’s why we’re here to help lift the veil and do our best to explain a few reasons why your rates may have changed. Basically, the… Read More

Published on March 1, 2021
Car Insurance, Insurance101

Does your credit score affect your insurance rate?

Throughout much of the United States, consumers are being praised for their credit credentials. In its sixth annual State of Credit Study, Experian found that the national VantageScore average for Americans was 669, up three points from its previous analysis done in 2014.

Published on March 1, 2021