Category: Auto Insurance

How Does Your Credit Score Affect Your Insurance Premium?



Have you heard that your credit score can affect how much you pay for insurance? As a consumer, you probably know everyone has a financial credit score — three of them, in fact — maintained by three major credit reporting agencies: Equifax, Experian and TransUnion. These firms compile information from financial institutions and retailers including […]

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Motorcycle Winter Storage Tips



If you live in a climate with snowy winters, you’ll most likely be putting your motorcycle away for the season. Your bike is an investment of your finances and your time, and it’s important to think about keeping it clean and safe while the weather is cold and snowy.  When you prepare your motorcycle for […]

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What Does an Insurance Claims Adjuster Do?



A claims adjuster (also known as an insurance adjuster) investigates and determines how much your insurance company should pay you when you make a claim for damage or losses. A property and casualty adjuster investigates automobile, business and home claims. Claims adjusters may handle property claims involving damage to vehicles or structures, or liability claims […]

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Is Vehicle Damage From Rodents Covered by Personal Auto Insurance?



Many people get auto insurance for protection against collision losses. What many drivers don’t know is that a policy written for collision doesn’t necessarily cover damage from animals and other non-collision incidents, such as vandalism, earthquakes, floods and even objects falling from space. For those, you need comprehensive coverage, or “other-than-collision” insurance. Rodent damage typically […]

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Now Is the Time to Prepare for Winter Driving



The winter months in Maine can be tough.  Driving in snow, sleet, freezing rain and ice becomes something of the norm.  These conditions increase risk of fatal car crashes by 34 percent. It usually takes a few storms before you can comfortably get your bearings back when on the road.  Why not take a look […]

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