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Feb. 19, 2024 | By Dana George

Here's Why I'm Not Buying a New Car in 2024, Even Though Experts Say It's a Good Time to Buy

According to experts, this may be the best year to buy a car since 2019. Here's why one writer says they won't be among the new owners.
Feb. 18, 2024 | By Christy Bieber

I Pay a Lot More for Car Insurance Than I Need To. Here's Why.

I pay more than double the minimum amount I'd have to pay for auto insurance. Find out why -- and see why you might want to do the same.
Feb. 18, 2024 | By Christy Bieber

You Could Get Stuck Making Car Payments on a Car You No Longer Own. Here's How

No one wants to pay for a car they don't own anymore. Learn exactly how that could happen to drivers in one situation.
Feb. 18, 2024 | By Dana George

Should You Buy a New Car in 2024?

Car buying has been a challenge for several years. Keep reading to learn how 2024 is expected to be different.
Feb. 17, 2024 | By Ben Gran

Car Insurance Ad Mascots We Love: LiMu Emu (and Doug)

Sometimes a large, flightless bird can help you save on car insurance. See why Liberty Mutual's LiMu Emu (and Doug) made our list of best insurance ad mascots.
Feb. 16, 2024 | By Christy Bieber

You Can Do Everything Right and Still Get Stuck With a Huge Bill in a Car Accident. Here's Why

Insurance pays the fair market value of a car if it's totaled. But find out why that may not be enough to get a new car without spending out of pocket.
Feb. 15, 2024 | By Kailey Hagen

5 Surprising Stats About Car Insurance Requirements in the U.S.

Most drivers need car insurance to drive legally, but rules vary across the U.S. Here are some of the most surprising facts about state-minimum coverage.
Feb. 14, 2024 | By Matt Frankel, CFP®

4 Expensive Car Insurance Mistakes You Can Easily Avoid

There are right ways and wrong ways to save money on your car insurance. Learn what to do -- and what not to do.
Feb. 14, 2024 | By Ben Gran

Car Insurance Ad Mascots We Love: Geico Gecko

Buying car insurance from a talking lizard is not a good idea -- unless it's the Geico Gecko. See why we love this car insurance ad mascot.
Feb. 14, 2024 | By Chris Neiger

Don't Ignore These 5 Big Costs of Electric Vehicles

Owning an EV may not be the best thing for your bank account. Here are the most significant costs electric vehicle owners face.
Feb. 14, 2024 | By Christy Bieber

How Much Does It Cost to Insure a Ferrari?

Ferrari prices are very high, with some costing more than half a million dollars. Learn what you might expect to spend on insurance for one.
Feb. 14, 2024 | By Emma Newbery

Don't Have Auto Insurance? Here Are Some Alternatives

A shocking 33 million U.S. drivers don't have car insurance. Find out what steps to take if you can't afford your auto insurance costs.
Feb. 13, 2024 | By Ashley Maready

I Gave Up a Saturday in Exchange for Cheaper Car Insurance -- and You Should, Too

Sometimes, spending a little time can save you money -- and you can learn something in the process. Discover an option for lowering car insurance premiums.
Feb. 12, 2024 | By Kailey Hagen

Uninsured Drivers Are Running Rampant in These 10 States

Driving without insurance is illegal in most states, but plenty of people do it anyway. Here's how drivers can protect themselves.
Feb. 11, 2024 | By Christy Bieber

If You Do One Thing When Buying Car Insurance, Consider This

When buying car insurance, the one thing drivers absolutely must do is decide how much money they can afford to lose. Here's why.
Feb. 11, 2024 | By Emma Newbery

The Number of Uninsured Drivers in South Dakota Doubled in 6 Months. Here's Why

A recent J.D. Power report shows almost 7% of drivers in South Dakota are uninsured. Find out what you can do about higher insurance costs.
Feb. 11, 2024 | By Matt Frankel, CFP®

Should You Raise Your Car Insurance Deductibles? Here's What to Think About First

A higher car insurance deductible can save you money. But it isn't the best move for everyone. Here's what you need to know.
Feb. 11, 2024 | By Ben Gran

Ranked: Car Insurance Companies With the Best Discounts for Safe Drivers

Want to save money on car insurance with safe driver discounts? These three car insurance companies could give you the best deal in 2024.
Feb. 10, 2024 | By Ben Gran

Auto Insurance Prices Are Still Skyrocketing in 2024. Here's How to Fight Back

Horrified by the high price of car insurance? It's time to take action. Here's how sharing your data with your insurer can get you discounts.
Feb. 10, 2024 | By Kailey Hagen

Car Insurance Premiums Are Up 20% From Last Year. 3 Ways to Keep Yours Manageable

Higher repair bills and more natural disasters have sent car insurance rates skyrocketing. Here's how drivers can keep their costs down in 2024.
Feb. 9, 2024 | By Ben Gran

Car Insurance Ad Mascots We Love: Dr. Rick From Progressive

Progressive's Dr. Rick ads are 30-second comedy skits with hundreds of thousands of YouTube views. See how Dr. Rick can help you save money on car insurance.
Feb. 7, 2024 | By Christy Bieber

3 Surprising Life Changes That Could Change Your Car Insurance Cost

Some life events actually impact the cost of car insurance premiums. Learn when you can expect your auto insurance costs to change.
Feb. 7, 2024 | By Ben Gran

Why Car Insurance From Your Car Company Could Be a Better Deal in 2024

If you drive a newer, connected vehicle, you could get car insurance from Ford, GM, or Tesla. See how this special telematics car insurance can help you save.
Feb. 7, 2024 | By Ben Gran

How Allstate Uses Telematics to Help You Save Money on Car Insurance

Want to get car insurance discounts? Allstate rewards safe driving with the Drivewise tool. See how this telematics car insurance can help you earn discounts.
Feb. 6, 2024 | By Ben Gran

Why Telematics Car Insurance from Your Auto Company Can Be a Better Way to Save

What if you could get cheaper car insurance from inside your vehicle? See how telematics car insurance from Ford, GM, or Tesla can help you save.