Where can I find the best extended car warranty?

Where can I find the best extended car warranty?

If you’re like most drivers, you probably don’t think about car warranties until something goes wrong. And when something does go wrong, it’s usually not a small problem. A broken engine, a blown tire – these can be expensive to fix without the right coverage. That’s why the best extended car warranty can be such a valuable investment. Decide if an extended car warranty is right for you Before your car’s manufacturer’s warranty expires, you’ll have to decide if you want to purchase an extended warranty. Also called a vehicle…

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Dental insurance brings most US adults peace of mind

Dental insurance - Woman smiling in dentist office

A Delta Dental study found that the coverage eased concerns of 89 percent of US adults. Dental insurance not only provides coverage for oral health care, but most people also find that it provides them with comfort in knowing that they have the added protection, according to a recently released 2022 State of America’s Oral Health and Wellness Report. The report is a nationwide analysis of US consumer oral health opinions and behaviors. The research was commissioned by the Delta Dental insurance company. It focused on US adults and parents…

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California Insurance Commissioner Lara announces consumer protection appointments

California Insurance commissioner Ricardo Lara

Five reappointments were announced at COIN, and one was announced at the CAARP Advisory Committee. California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara recently announced a string of appointments made statewide in his office’s pursuit of consumer protection improvements. There were five reappointments to the California Organized Investment Network (COIN) Advisory Board and one was made to the California Automobile Assigned Risk Plan (CAARP) Advisory Committee. Lara has been placing a substantial spotlight on consumer protection activities by his Department. “Protecting consumers and addressing inequality are top priorities for our Department,” said Insurance…

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GEICO suddenly stops selling California auto insurance policies by phone or in-person

Auto insurance - Online - California

The insurer has shut offices, laid of hundreds of people and isn’t selling in any way other than online. GEICO has stopped selling California auto insurance policies by phone or in person, while regulators have said that they are monitoring the situation. All 38 of the insurer’s agent offices in California have now been closed and workers laid off. California drivers with GEICO auto insurance policies are still covered and it is still possible to sign up for new coverage online. That said, the in-person offices are all closed, and…

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DataStream cyber insurance expands into Canada

Cyber insurance - Canada

The California-based broker has announced that it is undergoing an international expansion northward. DataStream Cyber Insurance, a California based broker, has announced that it is now expanding its business out of the United States and into Canada. The broker provides comprehensive digital coverage specifically for small and medium businesses. The cyber insurance broker company provides coverage to small and medium businesses (SMBs). It also offers those SMBs full assessments, data analyses of risk outlined in financial terms, and client training. The broker represents more than 30 carriers. For the company’s…

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State Farm lets policyholders receive insurance claim payouts via PayPal

Insurance claim payouts - PayPal app on phone

The new option is a broadening if the insurer’s Digital Pay solution enabled by Fiserv’s Carat. The largest home and vehicle insurer in the United States, State Farm, has announced that it is expanding the insurance claim payouts options available through Digital Pay so that they can be instantly received in a policyholder’s PayPal account. Digital Pay allows customers to have their claims reviewed, approved and paid online. When filing through Digital Pay, policyholders have the opportunity to choose from among several payment methods for insurance claim payouts. These transaction…

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Flood insurance uncommon among Kentucky homeowners under water

Flood insurance - home in water

With dozens of people dead and rain still in the forecast, the area hasn’t been known for this type of flooding. Regions of Kentucky have suffered profoundly as a result of extensive and ongoing flooding, a situation that has only been made worse because there is very little flood insurance coverage throughout the affected areas. Hundreds of homes flooded, primarily badly, and residents were left waiting to assess the damage. While flood insurance is often purchased in parts of the country at a higher risk of damage from these natural…

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