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Lowering Insurance Rates

News Release
4/29/2013
Posted by Mark Reback
Santa Monica, CA -- Mercury Insurance Company’s latest attempt to escape responsibility for overcharging tens of thousands of California motorists has been rejected by the courts. Facing hundreds of millions of dollars in fines in an administrative proceeding now being prosecuted by the California Department of Insurance, Mercury had asked...
News Release
2/13/2013
Posted by Doug Heller
Washington, D.C. -- Advocates at the Consumer Federation of America, the National Consumer Law Center, the Center for Economic Justice, Consumer Watchdog, the Neighborhood Economic Development Advocacy Project and the Center for Responsible Lending strongly oppose the decision of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) – the federal...
News Story
2/8/2013
Posted by Mark Reback
Rates will fall an average of 12.6% statewide beginning April 15 State Farm, California's biggest homeowners' insurer, is dropping rates an average of 12.6% for more than 1 million policyholders in the state beginning April 15. Customers are expected to see average annual premiums cut by $100 this year. Rates are expected to fall 12.3% in...
News Release
2/7/2013
Posted by Doug Heller
Los Angeles, CA – Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones, State Farm and Consumer Watchdog jointly announced a $160 million rate cut for State Farm’s California homeowners insurance policyholders at a news conference today.  More than a million homeowners and approximately 250,000 renters throughout California will see their premiums...
News Story
1/20/2013
Posted by Mark Reback
People who don't volunteer for snitching device may end up with higher rates by default. More auto insurance companies are asking customers to ride around with a little electronic tattletale. The device is the size of your palm. Plug it into your car and it will tattle to the insurer about how fast you drive, the time of day and the mileage...
Blog Post
12/31/2012
Posted by Daniel Palay
With just a few hours left in 2012, we've almost reached our year-end fundraising goal and your last opportunity to make a tax-deductible gift this year. Before you head out to your New Year's celebration, do you have a moment to be the donor that puts us over the finish line? Carmen's blog gave you a glimpse of what we have in store...