May 30, 2019
The Insurance.com analysis shows that a new construction discount nets the most savings among the home insurance discounts surveyed, with an average rate decrease of 36 percent. That’s followed by buying your home coverage from your auto insurance company, called bundling, and having fire resistive house construction materials.
April 3, 2019
Texting, swearing, and flipping off others in front of kids found to be among the most noted bad behaviors. Drivers also recognize texting is as dangerous as DUI, but 40 percent do it anyway.
January 9, 2019
Find out the average percentage increase to your auto insurance rates for 18 common traffic violations.
November 13, 2018
2019 health plans survey: Nearly 40% unaware of individual mandate changes, nearly 90% support pre-existing conditions
July 17, 2018
Study shows that home liability insurance coverage is confusing to policyholders. Find out what it does cover and why.
March 5, 2018
Insurance.com ranks the most and least expensive states for home insurance based on average home insurance tool that shows rates for 75 coverage levels for nearly every ZIP code in the nation.
October 10, 2017
Insurance.com offers tool with average home insurance rates for 75 coverage levels for nearly every ZIP code in the nation.
March 17, 2015
Online auto insurance marketplace enables consumers to compare and purchase policies on their phones in as little as 10 minutes
November 18, 2014
Insurance.com analysis finds renters and those who live with parents file many more claims than homeowners do.
September 29, 2014
Insurance.com analysis ranks the cars that lead-footed drivers like most.
September 9, 2014
Insurance.com analysis details the percentage of vehicles, from new to 20 years old, whose owners forgo collision coverage to save money.
August 13, 2014
New Insurance.com tool allows car insurance shoppers to see what drivers the same age, with cars the same model year, choose.
July 28, 2014
Insurance.com survey finds Americans are open to, even eager for, cars that drive themselves.
May 11, 2014
Women admit to more driving gaffes than men, but men are more likely to drive away from a gas pump with the nozzle still in, according to an Insurance.com survey.
January 13, 2014
A new Insurance.com survey identifies the best and worst songs for the road, plus some guilty pleasures.
February 7, 2011
The amount of money the average American spends on car insurance over a lifetime adds up to a sizable chunk of change. Insurance.com explains what consumers are paying for, points out where they may be overpaying and provides advice on how to keep that lifetime average to a minimum.
Michelle is a writer, editor and expert on insurance and personal finance. Prior to joining Insurance.com, she reported and edited articles on technology, lifestyle, education and government for magazines, websites and major newspapers, including the New York Daily News.
Consumer Analyst/ Insurance Expert
Penny Gusner has more than a decade of experience in the insurance industry and answers consumer questions as an analyst for Insurance.com, Insure.com and CarInsurance.com.
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Data Science Specialist
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