Auto insurance shopping increases as high rates send consumers elsewhere

Auto insurance - Shopping around online

Drivers are looking for new ways to make their coverage affordable, including leaving current insurers According to a new report from JD Power and TransUnion, for the first quarter of 2024, drivers were increasingly shopping for new auto insurance policies in the hopes of saving money on their monthly premiums. These drivers felt there were no more ways to save on existing policies Consumers started comparison shopping for new auto insurance policies because they didn’t see any new ways to be able to apply discounts to their existing coverage, said…

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State Farm insurance company receives zero waste certification

Insurance Company - World 1st Certification

The property & casualty insurer is the first in the world to receive TRUE certification State Farm recently announced that it has become the first property & casualty insurance company in the world to receive TRUE certification. The certification was awarded to two of the insurer’s facilities In the insurance company’s news release on the subject, it pointed to the new TRUE certifications for its two zero waste facilities as a direct reflection of the company’s commitment to environmental sustainability as well as responsible resource use and dedication to pursuing…

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USAA insurance company is profitable again after a bad 2022

Insurance company - 2022 loss - 2023 profit

That year was the first time in the insurer’s 102 years that it failed to bring in a profit The USAA insurance company has announced that it brought in a net income of $1.2 billion in 2023, following a rough 2022, in which it posted a net loss of $1.3 billion. The figures were released this month Even though the insurance company faced similar challenges that caused it to post a loss in 2022, it still managed to turn a profit.  The 2022 losses were the first time in the…

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North Carolina property owners to see dwelling insurance rate spike by 8 percent

Dwelling Insurance - North Carolina - 8 percent increase

Commissioner Mike Causey announced the average rate increase across the state. North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey has announced that following negotiations with the dwelling insurance market, there will be an average 8 percent rate increase across the state. The increase is substantially lower than what was requested The North Carolina Rate Bureau had been seeking an average increase to dwelling insurance rates of 50.6 percent.  That means that following negotiations, it was reduced by 42.6 percent to arrive at the average that will be implemented in the state. This…

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What was behind Berkshire Hathaway’s Chubb insurance company purchase?

Warren Buffett buys

Warren Buffett’s company has been hiding a massive insurer purchase Berkshire Hathaway started buying again in Q3 2023 and has finally unveiled the largest publicly traded purchase that it has kept from the spotlight: Chubb insurance company. The Securities and Exchange Commission permitted the secret The Securities and Exchange Commission made it possible for Berkshire Hathaway, and its owner Warren Buffett, to maintain the secrecy of the purchase while the position was being arranged.  Then, after the May 15 market close, the first quarter 13F was filed and revealed that…

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