What to Do if You Are the Victim of a Hit-and-Run

A damage blue car stranded on the side of the road after a hit-and-run accidentBecoming the victim of a hit-and-run accident can leave one feeling stranded and helpless, and although there is rarely an excuse for such actions, they still occur, even if the offender is potentially facing felony charges as a result. Since such offenders have no intention of sticking around after an accident to forfeit their details, it’s important you understand what to do if you are the victim of a hit-and-run. [Read more…]

How Telematics Affect Your Auto Insurance

Car dashboard with neon interface communicating telematics affect on auto insuranceYour personal information is precious, so when insurance companies began introducing incentives for policyholders to install tracking devices – also known as telematics – in their vehicles, the public was justifiably wary. But if you can look past the myths of telematics, you can discover the benefits these devices provide to both drivers and insurance providers. Whether you are still suspicious or are looking to install one of these devices in your vehicle, it’s important to familiarize yourself with the ways telematics work and affect your auto insurance. [Read more…]

How to Determine if Your Car Insurance is Tax Deductible

A car-shaped sticky note with "tax savings" handwritten on it next to a computer keyboardIt’s officially tax season—the time of year when people scramble to compile all their deductible business expenses and tax forms. All the chaos can distract many from obtaining the maximum refund. As a business owner, it’s easy to remember the typical tax write-offs such as travel, rent, salaries, and benefits. But when amassing the long list of deductions, be sure to look into one of the most forgotten write-offs: car and commercial vehicle insurance. If your car is used for business-related purposes or, in some circumstances, personal use only, you can recover funds this season by ensuring your car insurance is tax-deductible. [Read more…]

The Do’s and Don’ts of Helping Your Teen Driver

Happy teenage in car holding car keys.In the United States, learning to drive and owning your first car is more than just a rite of passage; it’s also the point in a teen’s life where they start to gain independence and the ability to help themselves. As a parent, helping your teen driver is part of your parental responsibilities, but it’s important to understand what you should and shouldn’t do and the impacts it can have on the relationship with your child, their safety, and financial security. [Read more…]

Understanding the Role Comprehensive Car Insurance Plays

A car damaged by a falling tree.

Most car insurance revolves around collisions. Everything from crashes to dings in the parking lot, most car damage (and therefore coverage) revolves around damage caused by cars to cars. This is why collision insurance is the largest form of car insurance and is the primary type of coverage and liability when it comes to risks. However, it’s not the only one. From damage to your car from nature to someone taking a key to your finish, learn how comprehensive car insurance protects your car from the unexpected.

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Reviewing Your Car Insurance for New England Winters

A message on a Walgreens sign that reads 'Frankenstorm Is Coming' before Hurricane Sandy made landfall in the northeast region of the US in Newton, New Jersey in 2012.

Did you just move to New England? We’re known for many things: the birthplace of the United States and the Revolution, our changing colors in the fall, and home to some excellent seafood. However, you might not be familiar with our other wonder: the Nor’easter. New England is home to some brutal winters, and if you’re new to the area, you’ll need to be ready, particularly on the road. Below we go over the insurance you should think about to augment your current policy, as well as tips to avoid your premiums going up.

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