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The Alberta Opposition made a suggestion to help Albertans save money on auto insurance on Friday, proposing the government freeze premiums for a year. The call follows a new report that found private insurers increased profits by more than $150 million between 2019 and 2020. Overall, the industry benefited by $1.3 billion l year, according …

OxAvdeenko / iStock.com In 2021, 41% of respondents used side gig money to pay their monthly bills, GOBankingRates reported. Additionally, 27% of construction workers surveyed spent more than 15 hours a week on their hustle side, up from 12% in 2020. Check Out: 22 Side Gigs That Can Make You Richer Than A Full-Time JobMore: …

Tarek Ayoub, founder of Beforepay, and Jamie Twiss, CEO. Source: provided. The fortunes of prepayment fintech Beforepay appeared to change on Thursday, after a new report contrasted losses with rapid customer growth and a significant reduction in debt forgiveness. Beforepay, launched in 2019, draws inspiration from the buy now, pay later industry with its spin …

In what were supposed to be debates with their main opponents in the election, Nye County Assessor Sheree Stringer and candidate for Treasurer Raelyn Powers ended up answering questions and answers during the candidates’ debates held at the Bob Ruud Community Center on April 21. Wayne “Boomer” Buck, nominee for Assessor, and John Prudhont, nominee …

tommaso79 / Getty Images/iStockphoto Some factors that can cause your car insurance premiums to increase are beyond your control, such as your age or if you live in an area that has recently caused your insurer a significant loss of claims. But some factors that can increase auto insurance rates are just bad habits you …

Most people who switch car insurance companies save money in the process. Yet relatively few drivers bother to shop around for better coverage, according to a new ValuePenguin survey of 1,260 consumers who have auto insurance policies. An overwhelming majority – 92% – of those who switch companies end up paying less for their auto …

Lending apps are gradually replacing traditional loan agencies or credit unions. Today, traditional lending institutions struggle to keep up with the convenience and transparent processes of these apps. Moreover, these applications and online lenders accept applicants regardless of their credit history. However, identifying trustworthy installment loan applications can be difficult. There are many lending companies …

Elon Musk trumpeted Tesla’s first forays into auto insurance last week. Warren Buffett, whose Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate owns Geico, has raised serious doubts about the ability of Tesla and other automakers to break into the industry and turn a profit. Tesla recently began selling auto insurance for customers in Oregon, Colorado and Virginia. The electric …

Image source: Getty Images Driving without auto insurance is not only illegal, but there are serious consequences if you don’t have the coverage you need. Having the right amount of coverage will protect your financial assets. The good news is that the premiums are not that expensive. Here are the types of policies that Dave …

Monday, April 25, 2022 12 p.m.; State House Library THE REPUBLICAN PARTY OF RHODE ISLAND TO HOLD A PRESS CONFERENCE WITH RIGOP PRESIDENT SUE CIENKI AND SENATE MINORITY WHIP JESSICA DE LA CRUZ On Monday, April 25, the Republican Party of Rhode Island (RIGOP) will hold a press conference with Jessica de la Cruz, Senate …

With auto insurance rates set to rise in 2022, you may be feeling nervous about what a rate hike could mean for your budget. After all, car insurance is a mandatory expense for drivers in nearly every state, which means you probably can’t wipe out the bill. However, a powerful tool in your corner as …

New York State is suing international money transfer company MoneyGram for multiple consumer rights violations. New York Attorney General Letitia James and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed a lawsuit on behalf of residents today, Thursday, April 21, 2022. MoneyGram International, Inc. and MoneyGram Payment Systems, Inc. allegedly violated at state consumer protection laws repeatedly. …

Editorial Note: We earn a commission on partner links on Forbes Advisor. Commissions do not affect the opinions or ratings of our editors. John Denver sang on the back roads of West Virginia, but that catchy tune doesn’t mention the problems that can arise if you don’t have the right car insurance on the way …

Governor Larry Hogan is advancing a plan to build a massive public/private toll highway project in Maryland – the Capital Beltway (I-495) and I-270 expansion. The Maryland Department of Transportation has already solicited bids from developers and is in the process of offering a contract to the Board of Public Works before a final environmental …

By Jeremiah Greer Comedy is often the lens through which we wrestle with uncomfortable truths. Chris Rock is one of many comedians who have used his comedy to honestly portray the deep political and economic oppression that black people face. In his routine, “Never Scared,” Rock dives headfirst into the ever-widening racial wealth gap, proclaiming …

SINGAPORE, April 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Budget Direct Insurance is offering a new auto insurance product for motorists who have had multiple accidents and/or claims. Appointed High risk car insurancethe plan is designed for drivers who find it difficult to obtain car insurance coverage in Singapore because of their accident and or claim history. Generally, …

Auto insurance has become a need of the hour today with the launch of new automobile models even in the electric vehicle space. Experts say it becomes crucial for a person to have car insurance in addition to owning and taking pride in a new vehicle, as a comprehensive policy protects car owners against repairs …

Access to basic banking services, such as checking accounts, is something that many of us may take for granted. Having this access can help improve an individual’s financial well-being. However, more than 7 million American households did not have a bank account in 2019. To kick off Financial Literacy Month, today’s WatchBlog article examines who …

The era of cheap debt and low inflation in Canada is now definitely behind us — and it’s gone very quickly. The 5-year Government of Canada (GC) bond closed at the highest level in a decade today. Five-year yields are important for real estate, influencing one of the main mortgage rates. As a result, Canadians …

Upper Midwest grocer Coborn’s is giving employees on-demand access to their payroll through the implementation of the DailyPay digital wallet solution. New York-based DailyPay said yesterday that its frictionless payments platform gives Coborn workers 24/7 access via mobile device or computer to their entire wages earned when they need it. Employees can have their money …

Editorial Note: We earn a commission on partner links on Forbes Advisor. Commissions do not affect the opinions or ratings of our editors. Looking for a good price on car insurance in Wisconsin? We’ve rated 14 auto insurance companies so you know which direction to go. Related: The best car insurance companies Finding Cheap Car …

Owning a car may not be a luxury for you, but rather a necessity. If you live somewhere without public transportation, you may have no choice but to have your own car. And even if there is is public transport in your area, it may not be reasonable to take it everywhere, such as to …

Soaring gas prices aren’t the only expense American drivers are grappling with these days. Insuring a vehicle costs around $700 more today than it used to coronavirus pandemicindustry data shows. The typical motorist will spend $1,771 on car insurance this year, up nearly $100 from 2021, according to new Bankrate research. But that’s up sharply …

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Image source: Getty Images Before purchasing car insurance, it is advisable to shop around for the best and most affordable coverage. Fortunately, the internet has made this process quick and easy as many large – and even smaller – insurance companies have made quotes available online after answering a few simple questions. However, consumers looking …

Comparison of progressive car insurance rates for good drivers Progressive offers mid-range auto insurance rates for drivers with clean driving records compared to top competitors. Progressive auto insurance is cheaper than Allstate and Farmers on average, but more expensive than Geico and State Farm when it comes to good drivers. Even good drivers will find …

Editorial Note: We earn a commission on partner links on Forbes Advisor. Commissions do not affect the opinions or ratings of our editors. Drivers looking to find a good deal on car insurance in South Carolina would be wise to shop around. We evaluated 13 car insurance companies in the state and discovered dramatic price …

Source: SoLo Fund SoLo Funds on Tuesday announced the release of its new SoLo digital wallet. The wallet aims to make it easier for users to add funds to the platform to send loans and to have a secure place to access loan funds. The wallet is designed to give lenders greater transparency with transactions …

Across the country, auto insurance rates are rising due to inflation, changing driving habits, and disrupted supply chains. Therefore, you may be more inclined to shop around for your auto insurance policy to find a cheaper rate. However, figuring out which carrier best suits your needs can seem daunting with hundreds of companies to choose …

A long and heated debate on the Senate floor on Tuesday preceded the passage of a bill that would make it illegal for Delaware auto insurers to use gender as a factor when determining customer premiums. Senate Bill 231sponsored by Sen. Kyle Evans Gay, D-Talleyville, came on the recommendation of state insurance commissioner Trinidad Navarro, …