Auto Insurance

U.S. tariffs may raise cost of insurance, parts, drive up auto thefts

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A threat by the U.S. government to impose tariffs of up to 25 percent on imported auto parts could hit consumers in unexpected ways: higher repair costs, insurance premiums and even the theft of more cars for their parts, the industry said. U.S. President Donald Trump's …

U.S. Dept. of Commerce

More Drivers Are Going Uninsured, Putting Others at Risk

Despite the fact that nearly all states require auto insurance, nearly one in eight U.S. drivers doesn't carry it, according to the Insurance …

Health Care

4 Republicans battling for Ottawa County's 30th District Senate seat

OTTAWA COUNTY, MI - Four Republicans are battling for an opportunity to compete for Ottawa County's 30th District Senate seat in the Aug. 7, primary …

Michigan

B.C. drivers paying up to $1k more per year for insurance than other Canadians: industry

An organization that represents Canada’s insurance industry says B.C. drivers are paying the highest insurance premiums in the country.<p>According to …

British Columbia

West Hartford Is No. 1 In CT For 'Most Educated Community'

Town officials shared the good news Tuesday morning.<p>WEST HARTFORD, CT – The Town of West Hartford today announced that it is the recipient of an …

Local Economies

Older homeowners value their independence

Latest news In Industry News<p>The sales is expected to close in the third quarter<p>July 16, 2018<p>10:25<p>Automated content recommendations are designed to …

Investing (Canada)

Matt Hall, David Maturen vie for 63rd House District nomination

KALAMAZOO COUNTY, MI -- Two candidates, Matt Hall and incumbent David Maturen, are running for the Republican nomination for State Representative of …

Michigan

A ‘startling turn of events’: Judge rules case points to improper influence in Ontario auto insurance disputes

Mary Shuttleworth was the front seat passenger in her friend’s Pontiac Sunfire on a winding Ontario country road early one rainy morning in 2012 when …

Insurance Industry

OSC issues investor alert on HQ Broker

Latest news In From the Regulators<p>BCSC reaches settlement for unregistered trading<p>Former investment dealer agrees to pay more than $170,000 to …

Investing (Canada)

7 Simple Ways to Improve Your Finances Right Now

No matter what your current financial position is, you can always improve it. Whether it is by making more money, spending less or shopping around, …

Personal Finance

Questions About Auto Insurance, Prime Day, Social Security, Watches, and More!

<b>What’s inside?</b> Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to summaries of five or fewer words. Click on the number to …

Retirement

Detroit Rising podcast: Whitmer vows to ban auto insurance redlining, stop 'raid' on school funding

Car Insurance

Buffalo Grove Named Most Educated City In Illinois

The award was given by Insurify, an online platform that analyzed the educational achievement levels of 1.4 million individuals<p>Buffalo Grove has …

College & University

Meet the 4 Republicans vying for open 73rd District House seat

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Four Republicans are running in the Aug. 7 primary election in hopes of assuming the 73rd District House seat that state Rep. …

Education

How Agents Can Help Clients Obtain Car Insurance Quotes

LOS ANGELES, July 16, 2018 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Cheapquotesautoinsurance.com has released a new blog post that explains an insurance agent's roles in providing <b>car insurance quotes</b>.<p>Car insurance quotes, even though they are just price estimates, can provide valuable insights into the current …

Car Insurance

How America became "The Land of the Fee"

Consumers may still harbor the goal of achieving the American dream, but that road is increasingly lined with fees -- for everything from taking out …

Finance

Jim Hines brings outside perspective to Republican primary for governor

LANSING, MI - In 2016, political outsider Donald Trump took the Republican nomination and became president of the United States. In Michigan's …

Michigan

Learn How Many Claims Can Be Filed Before Car Insurance Drops Coverage

Getting into an automobile accident can be a nerve rattler, to say the least. However, getting into a second or third accident within a short period …

Health Care

US inflation reaches 2.9 percent in June, highest in 6 years

DEVELOPING STORY — This story will be updated as new information becomes available.<p>WASHINGTON — Consumer prices rose in June from a year earlier at …

Tariffs

How Much Does Business Insurance Cost?

If you are shopping for business insurance, one of the first questions you are likely to ask is, "How much will it cost?" This question is difficult …

Small Business

Wells Fargo Finds Even More Customers That It Overcharged

Wells Fargo keeps finding new parts of its vast banking empire that overcharged innocent customers.<p>On Friday, Wells Fargo disclosed it’s setting …

Finance

Retail wrap: Chase Bank, Mod Pizza, Wasabi Bistro join lineup in new Conroe center

Image 1of/4<p>Caption<p>Close<p>336 Marketplace, a development of Fidelis Realty Partners the southwest corner of Interstate 45 and South Loop 336 in Conroe’s …

San Francisco Bay Area

SGI announces rate decrease application in annual report

Helped out by a strong fiscal year, SGI is preparing an application for a rate decrease. The application will be presented to the Saskatchewan Rate …

Canadian News

Look for these credit card perks to save on your vacation

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>To splurge on vacation is human. To save is divine — and doable, with the right credit card …

Personal Finance

SGI reviewing trucking regulations, planning to lower rates

Government officials from Canada’s four western provinces plan to meet next week to discuss standardized trucking regulations.Trucking safety has …

Tractor-Trailer

Economic growth has pushed inflation to its highest point in more than 6 years

Consumer prices have been creeping upwards over the past year, pushing inflation to its highest point in more than six years, <i>The Associated Press</i> …

Business

Here’s How My 2-Day, $23-a-Day Rental Car Ended Up Costing Nearly $250

I try to make smart financial decisions for the most part.But every now and then, I make purchases that are just wrong… so wrong for my wallet.The …

Personal Finance

Keeping Sales Personal In Insurance And Avoiding Commoditization

Sales has historically been a business of relationship-building, learning about your shoppers’ challenges and needs, and using the right combination of products and messaging to make them customers. Selling on price alone is not preferred, as customers are less loyal to your brand and more likely …

Customer Experience

Serious Damage? The Story on Auto Insurance and Inflation

View Comments<p>At a time when we have a president grabbing kids away from their parents and a Supreme Court about to move even further to the right, …

Health Care

$3 million settlement in crash that killed Kaneland students who were best friends

A $3 million wrongful death settlement has been reached in a 2016 crash that killed two Kaneland High School students who were best friends.<p>The …

Siblings