Driving For Money? Here's How To Make It Legal

The sharing economy has presented many private citizens with the ability to rent out their time, homes, or possessions to make a few extra dollars. Arguably, this is great for both buyers and sellers, since it allows for a greater range of options to make and spend money. But if you find yourself selling services in the sharing economy, you may wonder what the legal implications are. For rideshare drivers, that is a reasonable concern.   Read More...

Do I Need To Insure My Solar Panels?

After you have invested in your solar panels on your roof, you may have a few questions. Will your solar panels be insured under your homeowner's insurance policy? Will you need to purchase more insurance for your solar panels? The best way to find out is to call your insurance provider, but there are some general rules for whether your solar panels will be covered by your insurance. You May Not Need Insurance   Read More...

Information That's Helpful To Know When Insuring A Newly Purchased Vehicle

When you buy a new vehicle, the time to insure it is before you climb behind the wheel. Whether you are driving it off a dealership lot or from the driveway of a private owner, it's important to understand the coverage your existing auto policy provides. Grace Period If you are buying a vehicle from a dealership, you usually have to show proof that you are currently insured. Depending on the specifics of your policy, your new vehicle may be covered temporarily.   Read More...

Your Teen's Distracted Driving Can Raise Your Insurance Rate

Distracted driving is a huge issue these days–particularly as related to the causes of teen driving accidents. Recent findings from a study analyzing 1,700 crash videos showed that distraction played a role in 58 percent of the accidents involving teen drivers. Shifting attention away from driving not only puts your teen driver at risk, but it also puts passengers and other drivers on the road at risk. Additionally, an accident caused by distracted driving may significantly increase the car insurance rate you pay as well.   Read More...

Life Insurance Issues To Think About When Buying Your First Policy

At some point in your adult life, you might start to worry about how your family would survive financially if you suddenly passed away. It can be sad to think about, but luckily, a life insurance policy can help you protect your family's financial situation in the future. Before you purchase a policy, consider the following. Getting the Right Policy Type Term-life and whole-life might not mean anything to you right now, but those are the types of policies you're most likely to buy.   Read More...