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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…
Do car insurance rates go down when you turn 25?
For car insurance providers, age is one of the many factors considered when determining your insurance rate. Why? Your age is often a good indicator of your driving experience and accident risk. When you’ve had more time and practice behind the wheel, you’re much less likely to get into an accident—meaning you’ll cost your insurance…
How Does Your Vehicle Affect Your Car Insurance?
Car insurance can feel complicated sometimes, from what it covers to why we end up paying what we do. That’s why we’re here to break down at least one of these great car insurance unknowns: does the car you drive affect what you pay for car insurance. Keep reading to see what details about your…
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.
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Q & A: Who needs homeowners insurance, and what does it need to cover?
We’ve already detailed the many myths and misconceptions that have become prevalent regarding homeowner’s insurance – yet there’s still many questions that prospective homeowner’s may need answered before they take out their first policy.
Myths and misconceptions: homeowners insurance
Like many other elements of the insurance industry, homeowners coverage is subject to a number of mistaken beliefs widely held among American consumers.
Preparing your car for the summer
Everyone knows that you need to take certain preparations with a vehicle before the winter months occur – you can’t go to battle against heavy sleet and icy roads without having some kind of a game plan.
Do you need life insurance?
Most people have a lot of questions regarding life insurance. However, the question asked most often – probably because it’s the most important one – is this: who really is in need of life insurance?
What to know when leasing a car
There are many benefits to leasing a car, as most Americans already know.
What can I do to improve my car’s gas mileage?
Whether you are going on a road trip for spring break or driving to work everyday, gas mileage is important.
What should the length of my car loan be?
Unless you are a wealthy individual, or have cash from the sale of your old car, you’re probably going to need to secure a loan to purchase a new vehicle.
Simple tips for test driving a used car
Buying a car is such a large financial commitment that you’ll want to be sure you take a test drive before agreeing to purchase anything.
Why purchasing a new car might not be the best choice
Driving a brand new car off the lot is a great feeling.