For every $100 you earn, roughly $11 will be used to cover out-of-pocket insurance costs. From auto insurance to supplemental health insurance to life insurance coverage, protecting yourself in case the worst happens can get expensive – but the cost of not protecting yourself can cost even more if you face a challenge. We help you balance cost versus risk when it comes to insurance coverage, as well as giving you the latest news on how your credit score may be affecting your insurance premiums. Learn how to keep insurance costs down without putting yourself at risk in case the worst happens.
November 7th, 2016 | April Lewis-Parks
Your poor credit score may be costing you more and that’s not just due to higher rates on credit cards and loans. Even insurance premiums may be higher.
Auto, Credit Score, Insurance
September 14th, 2015 | April Lewis-Parks
A new study shows homeowner’s insurance costs paid in 2015 can double if you have a bad credit score. Here’s what you need to know to avoid overpaying.
April 10th, 2015 | Meghan Alard
Unexpected life events can break even the strongest budget. How much would you be able to cover the cost of a disaster if the worst should occur?
Financial Wellness, Insurance
September 5th, 2014 | Michael Koretzky
Hospitals want their patients to pay their bills so they’re teaming up with banks to offer interest free loans for people who can’t afford treatment.
Debt Relief, Insurance
August 28th, 2014 | April Lewis-Parks
Homeowners with poor credit-based insurance scores pay more for insurance than a person with excellent credit. Find out how to improve your score.
Credit Score, Housing, Insurance
July 30th, 2014 | April Lewis-Parks
Most Americans depend on themselves when choosing insurance options and many aren’t happy with the results. Maybe it’s time they call an expert.
May 30th, 2014 | Meghan Alard
Most people change car insurance providers because of a bad customer experience, but you may not be as satisfied with the savings get you from switching.
May 7th, 2014 | April Lewis-Parks
There are a variety of ways to save money on insurance. Use these interesting tips and some other unusual facts to help stretch your paycheck.
May 2nd, 2014 | April Lewis-Parks
Being a safe driver doesn’t always guarantee you’ll pay the lowest premiums on car insurance. Sex, age and even marital status may affect your insurance rates.
March 21st, 2014 | Meghan Alard
More people plan to buy cars in 2014 but that doesn’t mean they will buy the right car or truck for the right reasons, which could cost them.