State Farm auto insurance rates rise as Allstate reins them in

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The Bloomington-based insurer is raising premiums for drivers in at least 5 major states. State Farm auto insurance rates will be on the increase as the insurer begins to withdraw some of the considerable price cuts it put into place last summer. The insurance company slashed premiums for drivers during the pandemic to reflect reduced driving. In fact, the decreased State Farm auto insurance rates were the first among the major vehicle insurers to make the nationwide cuts. The company reduced premiums by an average of 11 percent across the…

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Allstate car insurance rates shift into reverse

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The Good Hands insurer swam against the premium-reduction current last year but is changing directions. Last year, Allstate car insurance rates didn’t experience the same reductions as many other national auto insurers were offering in 2020. Many insurers made their coverage cheaper to reflect the reduced driving trends resulting from the pandemic. The national auto insurer recently announced that it was changing directions with its premiums. Allstate car insurance rates are being cut in a number of large states across the country. In this way, the insurer is joining Progressive,…

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Another Allstate auto insurance rebate is likely to be issued to policyholders

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The insurer is moving to provide drivers with further relief as the pandemic continues to slash miles. The Allstate Corp insurer will likely issue another auto insurance rebate to its policyholders as a result of decreased driving habits throughout the pandemic, said the company’s CEO Tom Wilson. This additional reduction will be meant as a reflection of the ongoing driving reduction in certain areas. Allstate announced its first auto insurance rebate wave on April 6. At that time, it was returning over $600 million in premiums to its policyholders. The…

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Ford partners with insurer to boost Allstate Milewise program enrollment

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The joint effort will help the automaker’s customers to sign up for the tracking program. Ford Motor Co. has entered into a deal with the Allstate Milewise program that will open some of the automaker’s customers to this form of auto insurance. This will allow them to track their driving behaviors in order to save money for safe driving. Most Ford and Lincoln 2020 model-year vehicles that feature embedded modems will be compatible with the Allstate Milewise program connection. That program is currently available to drivers in 14 states across…

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New Allstate app to help good drivers save more on auto insurance premiums

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The insurer is testing a new app-based program to monitor motorist behaviors for weekly savings opportunities. A new Allstate app has entered into the testing process with the goal of allowing good drivers to prove how safe they are behind the wheel in exchange for savings. The program monitors a number of habits such as speeding and braking hard. The idea expands on existing usage-based insurance strategies including those already offered by the insurer. The goal is to make it possible for good drivers to demonstrate that they are a…

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Allstate intends to phase out Esurance auto insurance brand

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The insurer has revealed its plans to hang up the brand eight years after having first acquired it. Eight years after purchasing Esurance auto insurance and homeowners coverage, Allstate has decided to divest itself of the brand. According to Allstate’s chief exec, Tom Wilson, the insurer is making the preparations necessary to say goodbye to the brand. The insurer has decided to continue the sale of the policies while phasing out the brand name. Allstate will still be selling the same home policies and Esurance auto insurance coverage the brand…

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Tina Fey Stars in Allstate Mayhem Ads with Dean Winters

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The two ’30 Rock’ co-stars reunited in this celebrity studded insurance company campaign. Allstate Mayhem has returned and in the latest ads, a new character has been added to the mix. The Mayhem character has become a staple in the insurance company’s ads for almost 10 years. Now, the Allstate Mayhem character, known for wreaking havoc in home and auto owners’ lives, has a new nemesis. Tina Fey has jumped into the insurance company’s ad campaign. This represents the first time one of the Mayhem campaigns has included a celebrity…

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