Geico auto insurance rates headed skyward in Illinois

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The average premiums increase is expected to be 3.5 percent, according to state records. Geico auto insurance will be increasing its rates in Illinois next year. The company, which is owned by Berkshire Hathaway, will raise premiums by an average of 3.5 across the state. The new Illinois auto insurance rates will become effective on February 6, 2017 for policy renewals. This is not the only increase being issued by Geico auto insurance. In fact, the insurer has been making similar announcements across the country. Throughout 2016, the average policy…

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Auto insurance premiums at GEICO and Allstate are going up

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Certain large national insurers will be increasing their rates following a decline in underwriting results. It looks as though even the auto insurance companies that are known for providing affordable premiums are not immune to the need to increase rates every now and then, as GEICO has joined the national insurers that have been increasing their rates. The first quarter’s decline in underwriting profits were down and will be increasing rates to compensate for it. During the first quarter, GEICO saw underwriting profits of $160 million. When compared to the…

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Auto insurance rates are headed up due to claims and litigation

Louisiana Auto Insurance rates

The drivers in Louisiana are familiar with rising premiums, and now they are given another reason why. An auto insurance rates study has added some confirmation for residents in Louisiana who have been wondering why their premiums have been steadily rising and are now continuing to do so. The study didn’t necessarily discover anything new but it did prove what had previously been believed. What it found was that in a state where the auto insurance premiums are recognized as among the highest in the country – particularly in Baton…

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Allstate remains ahead of Geico in auto insurance market

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Gap between Allstate and Geico begins to narrow Allstate remains the second largest company in the U.S. in terms of auto insurance, but the company may soon lose its position to competitor Geico. Over the past year, the auto insurance sector has seen some volatility due to the frequency of natural disasters and the prevalence of insurance fraud. Despite this volatility, however, several auto insurance companies, such as Allstate and Geico, have managed to generate strong profits. The gap that once separated the two companies is beginning to narrow as…

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Collector car insurance to be offered once again by GEICO

Collector Car insurance

The insurer has re-launched its classic and vintage auto coverage. GEICO has announced that it has now re-launched its collector car insurance, which is designed specifically for the unique coverage needs required for vintage and classic vehicles. Though the insurer had previously ceased that product, it was brought back by popular demand. Policyholders with GEICO expressed a strong desire to have the collector car insurance returned to the marketplace so that they could insure their special vehicles. According to the vice president of the company, John Zinno, “GEICO’s collector car…

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