Shopping for a Car and Your Car Insurance Rates

Step one to buying car insurance? Having a car. If you're in the market for a new vehicle, consider our advice for smart shopping. Which cars are the most and least expensive to insure? Which are stolen most often? Or the true cost of owning a hybrid?

  • The best new-car safety features

    A lot of safety technology has been introduced since many of us bought our last vehicles. Here are the must-haves and the nice-to-haves.

  • Do red cars cost more to insure?

    It's a common belief that red cars get more tickets and cost more to insure. Here's why it isn't true.

  • Buy gap insurance for your new car?

    Gap insurance is a hedge against depreciation. If you didn't make a big down payment, you could face an unpaid loan balance of thousands of dollars after an accident.