Tesla Believes the Future of Car Insurance Is All About Driver Data

Tesla Believes the Future of Car Insurance Is All About Driver Data

Tesla introduced the latest addition to its list of sleek product innovations last month: car insurance. The news of a car manufacturer insuring its own vehicles made headlines even outside the Tesla bubble, but the idea was met with skepticism by some long-established industry experts. At his company’s annual meeting in May, Warren Buffet, CEO…

What is Non-Owner Car Insurance?

What is Non-Owner Car Insurance?

Non-owner car insurance covers licensed drivers who do not own a vehicle themselves. The policy offers liability coverage for bodily injury and property damage that occurs if you drive a car you don’t own — say, a friend’s car or a rental car. However, it does not cover the damage to the vehicle you borrowed,…

Apple TV+ Gets Big Boost Out of the Gate, But Will Its Shows Be Any Good?

Apple TV+ Gets Big Boost Out of the Gate, But Will Its Shows Be Any Good?

If you needed any more evidence Apple is now all about services, you only had to look at its latest iPhone event. The new iPhone lineup — the iPhone 11 and its more powerful sisters, the iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max — ostensibly the headliners for the big show, didn’t even get…

Is Earthquake Insurance Worth It?

Is Earthquake Insurance Worth It?

If you think that your homeowners insurance covers everything that could happen to your house, you could be wrong. Most homeowners insurance policies cover things like theft and vandalism, as well as damage from extreme weather like hail, fire, and lightning. Certain natural events, like earthquakes, are not considered “covered perils” and earthquake damage is…

What Is Personal Liability Insurance?

What Is Personal Liability Insurance?

If you have homeowners insurance or are looking to purchase it, you may have come across the term “personal liability insurance.” It comes standard with HO-3 policies — the most common form of homeowners insurance in the U.S. — but even if it’s included in a policy, many people don’t understand its utility until they…

Ring’s Deal with Police Reimagines Neighborhood Watch

Ring’s Deal with Police Reimagines Neighborhood Watch

The next-gen neighborhood watch program is here, and it’s brought to you by Amazon. While other tech companies scurry to win your smart home platform (are you going to be a Works with Google Assistant family? Did you already commit to Apple HomeKit?), Amazon has, predictably, set its sights higher.  Its home security brand Ring…

Financial Planning for Children With Disabilities

Financial Planning for Children With Disabilities

Raising a child is expensive, no question about it. According to a 2015 report by the United States Department of Agriculture, raising a child from birth to age 17 costs upwards of $230,000 on average, and that’s not even including college education. This can be difficult for any parent, but add health issues to the…

Home Security Systems for Apartments

Home Security Systems for Apartments

When we think of home security systems, the image that comes to mind is generally of a large, stand-alone house with an alarm system sign peeking out of the flower bed by the front door. Our idea of the type of home that needs an alarm system often overlooks one crucial type of dwelling: apartments….

Why You Should Stop Sharing Your Streaming Passwords

Why You Should Stop Sharing Your Streaming Passwords

If you’ve “cut the cord,” it was likely to save money. And what better way to save money than to not spend any at all? We’re talking about the popular taboo of sharing passwords to streaming services. Aside from the social faux pas of mooching off your roommate’s Netflix subscription, there are other reasons you…

The Apple Card Doesn’t Fall Far From the Tree

The Apple Card Doesn’t Fall Far From the Tree

To say the personal finance scene has been shaken up in recent years would be a great understatement. We’ve got tech companies trying to be banks, the continued growth of digital payment, and online banks making a strong case for ditching traditional banks. In a move to combine online banking and digital payment, Apple has…