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A practical guide for understanding motorcycle insurance

Buying motorcycle insurance is crucial to protecting your favorite two-wheel ride. From liability coverage to collision and comprehensive, here’s a guide to understanding what motorcycle insurance covers and what coverage options you have.

by  Ryan Baillargeon on Jan 29, 2018

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Does staying loyal to an insurance company pay off?

Staying loyal to an insurance company does not necessarily reward you. I became a customer of a large insurance company with captive agents, but after ten years, I learned that my loyalty did not result in discounts and better prices. Learn from my experience and avoid paying higher insurance rates.

by  Stacy Varney on Jan 25, 2018

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Distracted driving statistics: The dangers of texting while driving

More than half a million drivers use their smartphones while driving on a daily basis. View distracted driving statistics here.

by  Jen Phillips on Jan 18, 2018

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Clearsurance names top auto, home and renters insurance carriers for 2018

Clearsurance published its first annual best company lists derived solely from thousands of unbiased policyholder reviews written in 2017. USAA secured the best overall ranking, claiming the top spot for homeowners and renters insurance while placing second for car insurance.

by  Clearsurance Staff on Jan 16, 2018

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How to prevent ice dam damage and an insurance claim

Cold winters combined with snow can be menacing for homeowners’ roofs. When ice forms on the ridges of a roof, it can trap the melting snow behind it creating an ice dam and lead to water damage. Proper insulation, ventilation and closing air leaks can keep your attic and roof cool and keep you claim free this winter.

by  Ryan Baillargeon on Jan 08, 2018

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Despite natural disaster concerns, homeowners aren’t making insurance changes

Despite massive natural disasters in 2017 — including Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Harvey — Clearsurance found that 42 percent of homeowners haven't taken steps to check their insurance coverage. Nearly 90 percent of homeowners are concerned a natural disaster could strike their home, though.

by  Todd Kozikowski on Jan 02, 2018

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What every parent should know about car seats

If you're involved in a car crash, check your insurance policy; some insurers may cover some or all of the cost of replacing a car seat in the event of a crash. Parents should also be aware that car seats do expire.

by  Jen Phillips on Dec 18, 2017

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2017 Natural Disasters Research: Are homeowners protecting their property?

Clearsurance conducted research to learn what consumers have done to better understand their homeowners insurance coverage after recent natural disasters.

by  Marcy Updike on Dec 13, 2017

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Top ways to lower your car insurance premium

Car insurance companies offer various discounts that can be a great way to lower your monthly or annual premium. Bundling multiple policies together or taking advantage of a clean driving record are great ways to save money on your car insurance.

by  Ryan Baillargeon on Dec 11, 2017

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Clearsurance launches new educational content platform for consumers and announces strategic new hires

After its latest funding, Clearsurance, a crowdsourced review and rating community for insurance consumers, is investing in top talent and educational content.

by  Clearsurance Staff on Dec 07, 2017

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Do I need to purchase insurance for my engagement ring?

A renters or homeowners insurance policy typically covers jewelry, but only up to a certain limit. It’s usually best to buy a rider for an engagement ring. An option for those without insurance is to explore specialty jewelry insurers.

by  Ryan Baillargeon on Dec 04, 2017

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Top 5 ways to save money on your homeowners insurance premium

Do you pay too much for your homeowners insurance? Bundling your different insurance policies and raising your deductible are among the different ways to lower your homeowners insurance premium and get a more affordable rate.

by  Ryan Baillargeon on Nov 27, 2017

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Underage drinking and house parties: Am I liable for my guests?

Many states have “social host” liability laws, which clarify the responsibilities a homeowner accepts when alcohol is served to guests in a home. What these laws cover varies considerably from state to state, so familiarizing yourself with your state’s provisions before having a party is a good idea.

by  Jen Phillips on Nov 20, 2017

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Clearsurance survey finds high concern but low action around protection for natural disasters

While 87 percent of survey participants worry that a natural disaster could hit their home, an alarming 42 percent haven’t assessed their own insurance. More than 80 percent of participants are expecting a rate increase for their policies following the 2017 storm season.

by  Clearsurance Staff on Nov 16, 2017

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My house was robbed - does my homeowners insurance cover it?

Standard homeowners insurance typically covers stolen items and damage to a home resulting from a break-in. But some expensive items, such as jewelry, require more coverage. Homeowners can purchase a rider for specific items to ensure they are properly covered.

by  Ryan Baillargeon on Nov 13, 2017

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Renters may want to think twice before buying Amazon Key

Amazon Key, which allows delivery drivers access to a home, presents a security risk, especially for those without homeowners insurance or renters insurance.

by  Todd Kozikowski on Nov 09, 2017

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How does your car insurance or homeowners insurance company rank?

Clearsurance helps eliminate some of the unknowns of making car insurance and homeowners insurance decisions with its crowdsourced rating and review platform.

by  Stacy Varney on Nov 09, 2017

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Devices such as Progressive’s Snapshot are changing car insurance

Tracking devices, such as the Progressive Snapshot, monitor a driver's habits for a chance at a car insurance discount. See how they work.

by  Ryan Baillargeon on Nov 06, 2017

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