Maggie Overholt

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5 Cheap Car Insurance Mistakes to Avoid

How to Get Cheap Car Insurance Safely If you’re paying too much for your policy, finding cheap car insurance might feel like chasing the white whale. But don’t despair — there are plenty of ways to save on your premium and get excellent coverage at the same time. In fact, we’ve already detailed the eight best ways to ...

How to Get Cheap Car Insurance

Cheap Car Insurance TL;DR More than half of all car owners list “price” as their main concern when buying auto insurance, according to a Reviews.com survey of more than 1,300 drivers. Odds are you count yourself among those ranks. To help you get the most bang for your buck next time you shop for car ...

Homeowners Insurance Buyer’s Guide

Wondering About Homeowners Insurance? “The most important advice I could give to first-time shoppers is that although home insurance seems pretty simple, it is really anything but,” says Scott W. Johnson, an independent agent with Marindependent Insurance Services. Maybe you plan to compare homeowners insurance companies on your own. Maybe you’d prefer a more hands-off approach ...

Life Insurance Misconceptions

Is life insurance worth it? You’ve probably been told that life insurance is important — but once you start digging in, there’s a lot of conflicting information to sift through. Even simple questions like “when do I need life insurance?” and “who can get life insurance?” might yield a wide range of answers. It can ...

Boating Laws and Regulations by State

What to Know Before your Maiden Voyage You just bought a boat. The open water beckons, and long days of sun, surf, and exploration are on the horizon. But don’t haul up anchor just yet — there are a few important things to know before setting sail for the first time. For a rapid rundown ...