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Buyer Beware of Cars Damaged in Hurricane Sandy

by Melissa Crumish on

In you’re in the market for a new or used car, be on the alert for flood-damaged vehicles from Hurricane Sandy. This warning applies to all buyers across the United States. Unfortunately, there are underhanded dealers who dry and clean flooded vehicles, wash the titles (remove the word “salvage” from the title), and then ship […]

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Acts of God Car Insurance Coverage by Melissa Crumish on

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy many people who lost cars in the super storm discovered that their mandatory liability coverage left them woefully underinsured. Only those with comprehensive protection were covered against flooding, or what’s known as an act of God. In insurance circles, an act of God is defined as any accident or […]

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What to do if Hurricane Sandy Flooded Your Car by Melissa Crumish on

Hurricane Sandy destroyed an estimated 250,000 cars with flooding the main cause.  If your car got swamped by the storm, you need to act fast. Start by checking your insurance coverage. If your policy only includes liability coverage, you’re out of luck. Only comprehensive coverage protects against flood damage. What to do if Your Car is […]

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Attending Traffic School for an Auto Insurance Discount by Nadia Ibanez on

For some drivers, auto insurance can get pricey. Factors like – Your driving record, Where you live, and The type of car you drive – can all make or break your monthly rate. When you’ve run out of ways to find discounts on your insurance package, consider taking traffic school/defensive driving. Some people know traffic […]

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Getting Car Insurance in a New State by Kathy Teel on

A new address, a new job, a new grocery store… Relocating to a new state means a lot of new things, but don’t forget that you’ll also need new insurance coverage for your car. Insurance is a state-regulated industry, so each state makes its own laws which any insurance company operating within its borders must […]

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Teen Auto Insurance Discounts by Kat Saks on

Whether you’re the proud parent of a new teen driver or a teenage driver yourself, you know that the costs of driving add up. After you pay for drivers education classes, hand over the fees for the permit or license, and buy the car, you still need to consider one more cost: auto insurance. Teen […]

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