Auto Insurance Basics

Car insurance can be hard to wrap your head around. Here’s where you can find fundamental information from our insurance experts.

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Car Insurance for Young Drivers

Everyone needs auto insurance, but young adults pay the highest rates until the age of 25. Learn how to find affordable auto insurance for young drivers.

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What Is Full Glass Coverage?

Does your car windshield have a crack or other damage? Learn how full glass coverage pays to replace it without a deductible.

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Does Car Insurance Cover Water and Flood Damage?

Dive into the complexities of flood and water damage on your vehicle. Our article explores how auto insurance acts as a financial lifeguard, ensuring your car stays afloat in unforeseen aquatic challenges.

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Insurance for Cars with Rebuilt Titles

You can insure a car with a rebuilt title, but special rules apply and coverage can be more expensive. Find out how a rebuilt title affects insurance and what companies cover them.

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What Is Self-Insurance?

It’s possible to insure your own vehicles. Learn more about how self-insurance works and how to get it here.

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Can You Insure a Salvage Title Car?

A car with a salvage title has been declared a total loss. Even so, some people fix them up to sell at a great discount. But can you safely drive and insure them? This article will help you learn more.

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What Is Roadside Assistance?

Car troubles can happen to anyone at any time. Roadside assistance exists to help you in those situations. Read more about it here.

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What Is Rental Car Insurance?

Rental companies typically offer you coverage options when you rent a car. But you may already have enough insurance. Learn more here.

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What Is Rideshare Insurance?

Driving for Uber or Lyft is a great way to make money. But what kind of car insurance do you need while you drive? Learn more here.

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Is There Temporary Car Insurance?

Temporary car insurance policies don’t technically exist. But there are strategies to get coverage for shorter periods of time. Learn more here.

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Auto Insurance for Leased Cars

Are you planning to lease a car? You may need certain types of car insurance for it. Read more to learn what lenders require you to have.

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What Is Collision Car Insurance?

Collision coverage is a key part of car insurance. Without it, you may need to pay out-of-pocket for your car’s repairs after an accident. Learn about it here.

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What Is Non-Owner Car Insurance?

Don’t own a car but still want to drive? You may need non-owner auto insurance. This article will explain what it covers and how to get it.

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What Is Accident Forgiveness?

Your driving record is important. Adding accident forgiveness to your policy can help protect it and keep your rates low. Here’s how it works.

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How Much a DUI Will Cost You

Did you just get a DUI? It’s going to cost you a lot of money. Read more to learn how much you can expect to pay after an offense.

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How Much Car Insurance Do I Need?

Car insurance is always a good idea to have. Most states require it. But how much do you need? Read more to learn how much coverage you should buy.

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Why Is Car Insurance So Expensive?

Is your car insurance too expensive? There could be many reasons why it costs so much. Here’s why your rates could be high and what you can do about it.

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What Is Gap Insurance?

Guaranteed asset protection, or gap insurance, can help protect you if your car gets totaled when you still owe money on an auto loan. Find out how it works here.

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Liability Insurance vs. Full Coverage

Most states require that drivers carry liability insurance. But there are instances where may also need full-coverage. Here are the key differences between them.