car insurance

Buying Your Teen's First Car: What You Need to Know

Buying your teen a first car is fraught with emotions, and even more laden with financial implications: Used or new? Who pays for what? How much input does the new driver get in the purchase decision? How can you get the best deal on insurance? We surveyed the experts to get those answers and more.

Rental Car Insurance: Is It Worth the Price?

When vacationers rent cars this summer for their adventures, they'll have to decide: Do they want the insurance the company is offering. It might be tempting to it pass up the extra fees, but whether or not you should is a something you should figure out long before you get to the counter.

Can Zodiac Signs Predict Safe Drivers?

Can zodiac signs predict safe drivers?It's refreshing when a staid company like Allstate Insurance is willing to use its vast bank of statistics to amuse us. The company did so last week...

Cadillac Escalade Still America's Most Stolen Vehicle

The Cadillac Escalade 2007-09 leads the road in terms of insurance theft losses according to new data from the Highway Data Loss Institute. Overall theft losses are a measure of the rate at which insurance claims are filed and the size of payment for these claims.

2010: The Year of the Pothole?

potholeI have a new nemesis. Its name is 287. Precisely a stretch of 287W between Exit 8 in White Plains, New York and the Tappan Zee Bridge. Driving home...

Cutting the cost of your car insurance

wrecked carLooking to save a buck or two? While skipping lattes and brown-bagging lunch can shave a few cents, experts suggest taking a look at how much you're...