Car Insurance Review: Wawanesa

Wawanesa car insurance in California and Oregon ranks top of its class for customer satisfaction, according to a 2012 J.D. Power & Associates survey. The company has been providing insurance since 1896 in Manitoba, Canada and arrived on the U.S. car insurance scene in 1975. Today they are known for providing extremely low rates for good drivers. Types of Car Insurance Offered Wawanesa gives you the basic mandatory coverage for: Bodily Injury Liability Property Damage Liability They also offer optional coverage for: Medical Payments Comprehensive Fire & Theft Collision Towing & Labor (up to $50) Roadside Assistance (up to $100) Rental Car ($25/day, $750 max)…

Car Insurance News: Advertising Costs Drive Up Premiums

Whether you realize it or not, a major car insurance war is going on. According to SNL Financial, Geico Corp is the industry’s biggest advertiser, with annual expenditures coming close to $1 billion! In fact, they spent 10 percent more this year than last year. Many policy holders are wondering if they are the ones paying for this competition in the end. Car Insurance Ad Spending Escalates State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. (the nation’s largest auto insurer) is the 2nd largest spender. Geico outspent State Farm by 22 percent, even though State Farm increased their spending 29 percent. Allstate Corp came in #3…

New Car Insurance Rates For Same-Sex Couples Announced

 The GLBF community can celebrate another victory this month. Esurance announced that it will be giving same-sex partners in domestic partnerships or civil unions the same car insurance discounts extended to legally married couples. Previously, these discounts were offered to same-sex couples living in California, Washington, Illinois and Oregon only. How Much Can Couples Save? Married policyholders receive an average 10 percent discount over single policyholders. Single men under 30 and single women under 25 of any sexual orientation face higher rates due to a statistically higher rate of accidents. So, for gay couples fitting this profile, the savings could be…

New Study Finds Drivers Open To Buying Car Insurance Online

When you’re searching for car insurance, what matters most to you? How would you go about making your decision? These were questions asked to 878 consumers buying insurance for their vehicles this month. The Insurance Buyer Insight Study found that, not surprisingly, price was the most important concern for 65.8 percent of those surveyed. Why Price Matters When You Buy Car Insurance… What if you went to a restaurant to order your favorite black-and-blue burger… only to find that you were being charged $50 more than the last time you bought that same menu item? What if you found out that the guy sitting at…