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From A to Z: Commonly Used Insurance Terms and Definitions

How much do you know about insurance? It’s a world filled with words that sound difficult to understand. But if you were to start protecting what’s important to you, it’s time to brush up on your knowledge of insurance terms. Yes, there’s a handful of common insurance terms and definitions that should give you a […]

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What Factors Impact Your Auto Insurance Policy Cost?

Whether you’re just getting your first insurance policy or shopping for a new one, it always helps to have basic knowledge about what you are purchasing. One of the most commonly asked questions about car or auto insurance is how much it costs. But what most of us forget to ask is what factors impact […]

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Friday Filmstrip: Car insurance rates for women

Do women really get special rates on car insurance? Actually, no. For this week’s Friday Filmstrip, here’s a video from Ehow and YouTube explaining which factors really go into rate determination.

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Firing a Claim?

A man in Belfast, Maine, is facing charges that he set a car on fire, and then posted photos of the flaming vehicle on Facebook. The suspect, 36-year-old Asgard Tarick Gilbert, was arrested for felony arson roughly two weeks after local police found a1982 Mercedez-Benz smoldering on River Avenue. According to the police, Gilbert told […]

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IIABNY Takes Stand Against Legislation to Change Auto Accident Injury Lawsuits

The Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of New York (IIABNY) is pressing legislators in the Empire State to defeat a bill it says would expand the role of the jury in deciding whether or not a lawsuit can proceed, thus weakening their state’s no-fault auto insurance system. The bill, IIABNY says, would expand the types […]

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Hospital Cost Shifting Not a New Trend

Recent confirmed reports of an alarming change within the hospital industry, one that has been going on since long before the passage of the healthcare reform bill last month: Because they get lower reimbursements from public health insurance services like Medicaid and Medicare, many hospitals are trying to find new ways of making money, and […]

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