Car Insurance

Why is car insurance so expensive?

Everyone knows how quickly car expenses can add up. In fact, buying a car is one of the largest purchases most consumers will make in their lifetimes. But, the costs don’t stop once the car is purchased. Maintenance costs, repairs, and the ever-changing cost of gas all add up. Then, you have the price of car… Read More

Published on November 17, 2022
Car Insurance

SR-22 in Illinois

Though most of us just think of car insurance and registration with our local DMV as the only forms of legal and financial responsibility we must take on as drivers, if you’ve committed a serious moving violation or other infraction on the road, you may need to obtain something else — a document called an… Read More

Published on October 21, 2022
Car Insurance

What is an auto insurance declarations page?

Auto insurance can be confusing, and with so many industry terms, it can feel like whole different language. When you purchase a policy, you receive page after page of policy informatiion. The declarations page, or “dec page” has all of your auto policy information summarized and in one place. What is an auto insurance declarations… Read More

Published on October 18, 2022
Car Insurance

Does car insurance cover catalytic converter theft?

With the continued rise of catalytic converter thefts being reported, you may be wondering what to do should it happen to you. Is catalytic converter theft covered by insurance? Is there a specific type of catalytic converter theft insurance? If you recently had your catalytic converter stolen, check with your carrier before buying a replacement.… Read More

Published on September 21, 2022
Car Insurance

How does car insurance work?

Insurance coverage is something that everyone needs but that few people feel they fully understand. Doing your own research can provide you with an abundance of information but no real guidance. Unfortunately, even turning to the experts (the insurance companies) more often than not, is extremely confusing. Too many companies prioritize sales over individualized solutions… Read More

Published on September 19, 2022
Car Insurance

Car Repair Insurance

These days, we are depending on our cars more than ever, and its important to have reliable transportation to get us where we need to go. If your car has a mechanical breakdown, a standard insurance policy, which typically covers accidents and incidents like fire and theft, likely won’t cover the repairs. This is where… Read More

Published on September 16, 2022
Safety

Defensive driving: now more important than ever

We’ve all been dealing with a climate of heightened risk over the past two years. The COVID-19 pandemic forced us to reevaluate the potential hazards involved in pretty much everything we do: from mundane activities such as grocery shopping and pharmacy runs to less frequent excursions like adventures abroad or trips to visit far-flung relatives,… Read More

Published on August 17, 2022
Weather

10 must-haves to prepare my summer car

The wait for the hot, humid steam and happy days of summer is over. After a cold winter passing slower than snail mail, now’s the time to travel on the road. In fact, we are just starting to rebound to traffic levels prior to the pandemic. In AAA estimates, it was predicted that 39.2 million people… Read More

Published on June 13, 2022
Car Insurance

Is windshield damage covered?

No matter what kind of driver you are — road-tripper, carpooler, or daily commuter — you know that car ownership comes with its fair share of hassles. Even keeping up with routine car maintenance can sometimes feel like a lot to handle — throw even the most minor windshield damage into the mix, and now… Read More

Published on January 27, 2022
Car Insurance

Does insurance cover severe weather?

If you’re like most people, when you hear of an impending storm, such as a hurricane, winter storm, tornado, or hailstorm, your first instinct is to prepare. You get your home and car ready and brace for damage. Images of ripped up siding, damaged roofs, and uprooted and fallen trees enter your mind. Fortunately, having… Read More

Published on January 25, 2022