THE TRUTH ABOUT CAR INSURANCE

You know Flo. She’s the white-aproned pitchwoman with the goofy charm who says that you can save more than $500 by switching to Progressive car insurance. Or you might get other discounts by bundling your insurance together or by naming your own price to fit your budget.   You might reasonably conclude from the ads that you’re in for some pretty sweet savings. But Consumer Reports compared what...
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Consumer Reports Car Insurance Buying Guide

This article appears on ConsumerReports.org. Getting started  Those quirky characters in auto-insurance TV ads might give you more laughs than actual savings, according to a 2014 survey by the Consumer Reports National Research Center.  Only 10 percent of 19,000 ConsumerReports.org subscribers who compared premiums found that they would save money by switching insurers.  For more on the hidden...
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Competitive Auto Insurance Marketplace

Media Advisory: Use of a Variety of Rating Factors Beyond Driving Record Makes for a Competitive Auto Insurance Marketplace Article on Insurance Information Institute Website: III.org Recent Surveys of insurance pricing by the Consumer Federation of America (CFA) and Consumer Reports have made headlines by purporting to demonstrate that auto insurers use rating factors unfairly.  However, the...
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