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The Auto Club Group: Affirmed A Rating But Outlook Negative?

Despite the fact that the A rating of Dearborn, MI-based The Auto Club Group has been affirmed by A.M. Best, and by the upgrade from A- to A of the rating for Fremont Insurance Co., also of Michigan, A.M. Best … 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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Michigan Has Highest Auto Insurance in the Company…Maybe

Two different studies are ranking Michigan at the top of the list of the country’s most expensive states for auto insurance. Only one of the studies said Michigan was the most expensive place to insure a vehicle, but both pointed … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Atty General Says No to Progressive

Martha Coakley, Attorney General for the state of Massachusetts, is pushing state regulators to say no to a request from Progressive Corp to increase auto insurance rates for commercial policyholders by 23.5 percent. In a letter to the Division of … Continue reading

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Ratewatch: State Farm Auto Rates Go Up in Tennessee

It was announced last week that State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co, Tennessee’s largest private passenger car insurance company, will be raising its overall rate level in that state by an average of 0.4 percent. The new rates will go … Continue reading

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