Tag: car insurance
Did you know transportation costs are the second biggest expense in the average household budget after housing? It’s true! Americans spend almost 20% of their income on transportation and a large portion of that goes to insurance – especially if you live in a no-fault state! Learn how credit affects insurance costs and how to save on car insurance to cut your costs.
Nov 07, 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
Nov 19, 2015 | Meghan Alard
Total U.S. auto loan debt hits a post-recession high. We help car buyers maintain budget control with tips for managing debt and transportation costs.
Oct 15, 2015 | Michael Koretzky
Junior Achievement partners with Honda Financial Services to offer parents a new tool to help teens understand the real cost of buying and owning a car.
Sep 14, 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.
Aug 12, 2015 | Michael Koretzky
A study finds Americans rarely switch auto insurance providers, in fact they don’t even bother shopping around. Here’s what you’re leaving on the table.
May 30, 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 07, 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 02, 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.
Mar 21, 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.
Nov 15, 2013 | April Lewis-Parks
Consumers' credit history plays a significant role in determining the credit-based insurance score used in regulating one's monthly car insurance premium.