The Secrets of Cheaper Auto Insurance

Auto insurance is something that people have been trying to figure out how to lower since it was invented. Obviously, it is a bill that has to be paid, yet we always seem to be surprised at the listed rate. People get made at cable companies for their hidden fees, but at least they are honest on the bill about how they reached the total. While, on the other hand, the fees that come along with car insurance bills simply remain hidden, yet you are expected to pay the amount…

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Mercury Insurance invests more money in Prop 33

California auto insurance

Mercury Insurance executive donates more funds to controversial legislative initiative Mercury Insurance executive George Joseph has donated more money to a legislative initiative in California, the fate of which will be determined in November this year. The initiative is known as Proposition 33 and aims to provide more rate increase freedoms to the state’s auto insurance companies. Mercury Insurance has been one of the strongest advocates of the initiative, which has earned the company a fair amount of criticism for wanted to raise rates in an unjustified manner. Prop 33…

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Consumer Watchdog chastises California’s Mercury Insurance for supposed illegal practices

Mercury is looking to raise its auto insurance rates by $89 million in California, a move that consumer advocates are calling “illegal.” Consumer Watchdog, a group concerned with making the California insurance industry more consumer friendly, claims that the insurer is looking to pass a new law that would allow it to raise rates for good drivers that have, simply, not driven for a period of time for any reason. Mercury Chairman George Joseph claims that the legislation the company is backing would save policyholders money, but Consumer Watchdog calls such…

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