Category Archives: Ratewatch

Esurance Offering Discount for Facebook Users in Texas

Who says social media is only a time-waster? Not Esurance. The online auto insurance company has launched a “Like to Save” program for car insurance shoppers in Texas, reaching out to the huge number of Lone Star State residents who … Continue reading

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Allstate Tells NC: Bundle or Buy Elsewhere

Allstate Insurance has made a change in their practices in North Carolina, and roughly 45,000 in that state have been informed their homeowner’s insurance policies will not be renewed unless they also buy an automobile policy (private or commercial) from … Continue reading

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ND Oil Town Sees Increased Accidents

Williston, North Dakota isn’t a town most people have heard of, but right now the city, which is the center of oil activity for the state, is getting some press because it’s seeing an increase in automobile accidents. According to … Continue reading

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SC City Facing Legal Battles over Speed Cameras

Despite the fact that the city of Ridgeland, SC, ended its use of speed cameras on Interstate 95 several months ago, a legal battle is still brewing. According to the State, the newspaper of Columbia, SC, attorneys for the company … Continue reading

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Insurance Costs Up, Online the Way to Go, Stats Say

The first Monday of a month seems as good a time as any to share some statistics about car insurance. Recently, the Bureau of Labor Statistics published the latest (May) edition of the monthly Consumer Price Index report, which showed … Continue reading

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Ratewatch: California’s Affordability Improves

The newest computations by InsWeb have been tallied, and there’s good news for California. It seems that the state, which ranked 34th in last year’s Car Insurance Affordability Index, has moved up to 29th place this year. To develop these … Continue reading

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WI Governor Signs Insurance Rollback Into Law

This should come as no surprise to anyone who’s been following the story, but earlier today, Governor Walker of Wisconsin signed the bill that would decrease the amount of mandatory automobile liability coverage in his state. The current requirements were … Continue reading

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