Allstate Now Offering Auto Insurance for Uber Drivers (Demo)

Allstate announced on Wednesday that it will now be offering auto insurance plans for drivers who pick up passengers via apps like Uber and Lyft. According to Chicago Business, the brand new Ride for Hire policy will come with a price tag of about $15 to $20 per month and will “provide coverage for drivers […]

Experts Suggest Driverless Cars Could Slash Auto Insurance Rates

As driverless cars continue to become more and more of a reality, experts suggest that we could eventually see auto insurance rates begin to drop. A recent study by RAND Corp. found that the increased safety benefits from self-driving cars – which promise to come with a reduced risk of accidents – are likely to […]

New Federal Rules Make It Tougher to Get a Reverse Mortgage

Thanks to a set of new federal rules doled out earlier this week, it has now become a bit more difficult to obtain a reverse mortgage on your home. The good news, however, is that for those who do get them, they will have a lot less to worry about. According to the new regulations, […]

Report: Financial Sector ‘Rooting’ for Mortgage Rate Hikes

As mortgage interest rates continue to remain at historic lows, potential homebuyers are loving it and the financial sector is hating it. “There’s virtually nothing in the financial services area that’s benefiting from continued lower and lower rates,” Barclays CEO Bob Diamond said at the Milken Conference in Los Angeles on Monday. “[We are] rooting […]

Wells Fargo Caps Subprime Auto Loans

Wells Fargo announced on Monday that it has put a cap on the amount of money it will loan to subprime borrowers. As reported by CNBC, according to execs, the San Francisco-based banking giant “is limiting the dollar volume of its subprime auto originations to 10 percent of its overall auto loan originations.” Last year, […]

Advance Auto Bringing Jobs

According to officials, Advance Auto Parts will be employing 600 workers in North Carolina by the end of 2017. Average pay for workers will be around $110,000 per year, and Governor of North Carolina says that the company could get over $17 million in tax breaks. Continue to original source

Insurance Companies Predicting Your Death

It is not a simple question to ask customers when they think they will die. Life insurance companies must take it upon themselves to determine when a potential customer will perish before they will invest. Companies compile large amounts of data in order to separate the healthy from the risky. This includes things like driving […]

San Francisco Is Most Expensive City In U.S. For Home Buyers

According to a report released by HSH, San Francisco is the most expensive city in the United States for home buyers. San Francisco homes have a median home price of $679,000 with median monthly payments of $3,199.69. The report calculates that a person would need to make at least $137,129.55 per year to live in San Francisco. […]

Household Debt Continues Increase

According to a survey done by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, American household debt has increased for the third straight quarter. The report on household debt and credit revealed that mortgages have dropped to the lowest level since last year. Continue to original source