Brian Pascus, provided by Published 6:07 am PST, Saturday, November 17, 2018 Sean Pavone/shutterstock Car insurance rates can be one of the most important factors shoppers consider when purchasing a new vehicle. Premiums are an amount owners pay for an insurance policy which protects them against accidents, damages, stolen vehicles and other incidents. The insurance information website Insure.com recently published an analysis on which states have the highest and lowest annual car insurance rates. According to the study, the national average for annual premiums is $1,365, but the variance among states is starker than one would assume. Michigan, Louisiana, and Florida had the highest average annual insurance rates in the country while Vermont, Ohio, and Idaho had some of the lowest. Car insurance rates are among the most important factors buyers consider when purchasing a new vehicle. A premium is the rate motorists pay for a car insurance policy … [Read more...] about How much car insurance costs in all 50 states
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When your teenager is pining for her first car, forget what you've heard about the "safest" vehicles. Instead buy a car with some size and weight to it. The old faithful aging in grandma's garage may be a better bargain in terms of keeping young drivers safe than newer and cuter models, according to a new report by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Notably, IIHS, which evaluates auto safety, is doing a sharp left turn from some of its earlier research. As recently as July it rated the Kia Forte as one of the safest small cars on the road. But when it comes to the all-important first set of wheels for your novice teen driver, the organization used a different yardstick, assuming that parents and youngsters on a limited budget prefer to spend less than $20,000 for a vehicle. This made the choice fairly simple. "Bigger vehicles provide greater protection," said Vice President Jessica Cicchino, who's in charge of research for IIHS. "If you're riding in one of the … [Read more...] about Want a safe car for your teen? Here’s what to look for
Help! I’ve been mugged/burgled/scammed/attacked. What should I do first? Being the victim of a crime can be distressing, frightening and infuriating all at once, especially if you’re somewhere unfamiliar and you’re not sure who to turn to. Your first priority should be your safety. Is the situation dangerous? Call the police emergency line on 17. Do you need medical treatment? Have someone call the SAMU (dial 15) for emergencies or the fire service (pompiers) (dial 18) for first aid and to be taken to hospital emergency ward. Alternatively, call the Europe-wide emergency line on 112. READ ALSO: What to do if you have a medical emergency in France If you’re uninjured take some deep breaths while you think through what you want to do next. Who can I ask for advice? Your embassy or consulate can give you information and practical assistance, including explaining the French justice process, helping you find an interpreter or English-speaking lawyer or … [Read more...] about What to do if you’re the victim of a crime in France
posted on 05 Apr 2017, 15:39 4 1. Unordinary (unregistered) Monthly payments for insurance AND THEN a deductible if you break your phone, biggest waste of f**king money. posted on 05 Apr 2017, 15:48 1 3. sgodsell (Posts: 5787; Member since: 16 Mar 2013) You go on about payments and insurance being a waste of money. Yet your willing to pay for your high priced Apple card up front. Go figure. posted on 09 Apr 2017, 23:55 0 19. corvette72778 (Posts: 136; Member since: 25 Feb 2012) A case doesn't have to be expensive to protect your phone. I buy cheap $6 TPU cases and I've never had a phone break with one. posted on 05 Apr 2017, 17:23 1 8. RebelwithoutaClue (Posts: 4108; Member since: 05 Apr 2013) With a fee of 129 bucks for Apple Care and a 79 dollar fee for replacing an iPhone screen (with a maximum of 2 incidents during those 2 years). That is still pretty expensive. On average an insurance that covers all repairs for an S7 Edge is around 4.50 a month … [Read more...] about Comments for : Mobile phone insurance versus repairs – how do costs add up?
0. phoneArena posted on 08 Apr 2016, 08:59 We compare Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint phone insurance plans with AppleCare, Samsung Protection and a third-party option like SquareTrade. If you break the screen of the Galaxy S7 edge, it will cost you the whopping $270 plus at least a week turnaround time to get it replaced, and the only display provider is Samsung - better believe it, as we already asked Verizon, AT&T and the others. If that is not a rallying cry to summon your inner grace each time you handle this phone, or keep it in bubble wrap, we don't know what would be, as replacing the curved panel will pretty soon come at half the phone's significant cost... This is a discussion for a news. To read the whole news, click here posted on 08 Apr 2016, 09:14 4 2. o0Exia0o (Posts: 903; Member since: 01 Feb 2013) I've never lost or broken a smartphone, but I still doll out VZW's (Asurion) insurance because one can never tell what the future might hold.... … [Read more...] about Comments for : Is phone insurance worth it? Carrier options vs AppleCare vs Samsung Protection vs SquareTrade