Buying a new or used automobile is a big purchase. You want to make sure that you receive the best price, get good financing terms, and get the best car and features for you. Keep in mind safety, fuel efficiency, affordability and style when purchasing a new or used automobile. Take a look at the blog, videos, radio show and articles for more automobile advice, information and reviews.
Electric Car Charging Stations Update
Electric Car Charging Stations: an Update As we enter 2022, there has been a surge of interest in electric cars. In 2018, there were a million electric cars on the roads in the U.S. Last year, Tesla sold more than one million cars. General Motors announced a big move into the electric car space. PolicyAdvice [...]
Mortgage Delinquency is Down, Credit Delinquency is Up
Mortgage delinquency rates are down, credit delinquencies are up. CoreLogic reports 30-day-plus delinquency is the lowest it’s been in over a decade. It’s a good news, not-so-good news situation. First, the good news: More people are paying their mortgages on time. Unfortunately, credit delinquencies are up as more people are having trouble getting their [...]
Paying too much for auto insurance? Here’s why
Are you paying too much for auto insurance? It may feel that, based on your accident history or driving record, what you’re being charged isn’t fair. Well, it turns out you might be right. A new report from the Consumer Federation of America shows that your income has a much bigger impact on your auto [...]
Auto Insurance Policies: What’s In a Rate?
Owning and operating a car isn’t cheap. Aside from paying for gas, maintenance, and repairs, you’ll likely need to buy an auto insurance policy. According to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC), most states require some form of auto insurance. Among other factors, insurance companies look at who you are and how you drive [...]
5 Common Myths About Car Insurance
When buying car insurance, it’s important to understand the factors that can affect your premium rates and coverage. But how can you tell the difference between truth and fiction? A good place to start is by reading the following on the five common myths about auto insurance. Myth 1: It’s all black and white During [...]
Shopping for Auto Insurance: More Options Make the Process Less Painful
Consumers today have more tools available than ever to help them shop, compare, and ultimately purchase automobile insurance. Drivers can now research and buy auto insurance coverage through an insurance professional, over the phone, by mail, and on the Internet. Before you begin shopping, however, you need to investigate the basis for the cost of [...]
What Auto Insurance Do You Need When Leasing a Car?
When you lease a car, you’re really just renting it long-term. Because your leased car belongs to someone else—a lessor that wants the car back, whole, at the end of the lease—you may be required to carry more auto insurance than you’d normally purchase. Must-have insurance policies for leased cars In general, a lessee will [...]
How Self-Driving Cars Could Change Auto Insurance
When I was a kid, I watched “The Jetsons” and dreamed of the day that flying cars would be a reality. Fast forward to today, and while the technology to give us affordable, easy-to-maneuver flying cars is still far off in the future, self-driving cars may be available much sooner. They could change the way [...]