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Is Auto Insurance Tax Deductible?
March 14, 2016, 1 Comment

If you are self-employed, are an independent contractor or if you use your vehicle for any business purposes beyond comm ...

Should I buy a 12 month auto insurance policy or a 6 month auto insurance policy?
September 30, 2015, 6 Comments

We have been asked many, many (many) times if there are substantial benefits to purchasing a 12 month auto insurance pol ...

Can Your Vehicle’s Color Impact Your Insurance Premium?
March 17, 2015, No Comments

I’ve always admired red cars. They’re bold, full of personality and their color seems to accentuate their sl ...

What Kind of Driver are You?
January 26, 2015, No Comments

Because auto insurance rates can vary greatly depending on your location, driving habits, vehicle type and other factors ...

Which playoffs-bound college football team’s hometown pays the least for auto insurance?
December 23, 2014, No Comments

For all the college football fans out there planning to spend the new year barreling through back-to-back bowl games, An ...

Top 10 Winter Driving Tips
December 8, 2014, No Comments

Depending on where you live, driving in winter can be a challenge. Simple treks can becoming seemingly unsurmountable as ...

Common Types of Auto Insurance Discounts
November 24, 2014, No Comments

Most people don’t like to think too hard about insurance. After all, it’s not the most exciting topic, and sometimes ...

Auto Insurance Deductibles Demystified!
November 12, 2014, No Comments

Figuring out the correct deductible amount for you should not be a mystery. There’s a relatively simple way to determi ...

Are Bicycles & Bicycle Racks Covered by Auto Insurance?
September 17, 2014, 2 Comments

Ah! The joy of bike racks! Yes, they can be a struggle to put on your vehicle but we think its a small price to pay to k ...

Is Insuring a Salvage Title Vehicle the Same as a Regular Vehicle?
August 25, 2014, 1 Comment

Insuring a car with a salvage title isn’t as easy as insuring other vehicles because its conditios (and value) can be ...

Tips for Maintaining Focus While Driving
July 31, 2014, No Comments

It is a multitasking, second-screen kind of world. Self-driving cars should be here by now, but they aren’t quite ther ...

International “Ride Your Motorcycle to Work Day” 2014
June 13, 2014, No Comments

Monday, June 16th is International “Ride Your Motorcycle to Work Day” and this event piqued the interest of ...

Answer Financial Achieves “Open Company” Status on Glassdoor.com
May 20, 2014, No Comments

Answer Financial has achieved “Open Company” status on Glassdoor.com. Open company signifies our 2-way dialo ...

Advice for Getting Out of a Ticket
May 13, 2014, 3 Comments

It’s a terrible feeling… the red and blue lights flashing behind you, the siren, finding a safe place to pu ...

Prospective Auto Insurance Rates for 2014 Football Draft Picks
May 8, 2014, No Comments

As professional football fans gear up to see which talented newcomers will join their beloved teams, your original insur ...

Game Show Contestant Insurance
April 1, 2014, No Comments

Have you ever wanted to be on a televised game show but were afraid to lose in front of a national audience? Well, today ...

Traffic Tips: Breaking Bad Braking Habits (aka Excel at Accelerating)
March 26, 2014, No Comments

An open letter… Dear driver who applies your brakes unexpectedly on a highway/freeway, We (the other drivers b ...

Which Sweet 16 College Basketball Hometown Wins for Lowest Insurance?
March 25, 2014, No Comments

Inspired by the excitement of the 2014 men’s college basketball tournament, the original auto insurance comparison com ...

Our customers report an average savings of $429* on insurance annually. Here are some the ways to celebrate your savings.
February 25, 2014, No Comments

Our customers report an average savings of $429* on insurance annually through Answer Financial. This infographic shares ...

Bowl Championship Series + Car Insurance Rates Infographic
January 2, 2014, No Comments

Although we’re not a pigskin prognosticator, here at Answer Financial Inc. we looked at car insurance rates for th ...

Answer Financial’s New YouTube Series “Agent Corner”
December 3, 2013, No Comments

Can you get insurance without having a license? …Is it legal to just keep the cash and not fix your car after an i ...

AFI’s College Football Ranking: Average Insurance Premium by City
October 15, 2013, No Comments

College football is in full-swing and we couldn’t help but satiate our curiosities by researching which of these ...

Presenting “The World’s Shiniest Car” Photo Upload Contest!
August 20, 2013, No Comments

We are pleased to announce a fun photo upload contest through our Facebook page! “The World’s Shiniest Car&# ...

Introducing “Instasurance” from Answer Financial!
August 20, 2013, 1 Comment

Shopping for auto and home insurance can be time consuming, and we know your time is valuable. That’s why we created I ...

How does online traffic school affect my insurance rates?
July 5, 2013, 1 Comment

We have a lot of fun here on our blog with creating hypothetical scenarios (our character “John” is almost like havi ...

Does it cost more to insure a sports car?
May 22, 2013, No Comments

Heavy on horsepower–but often light on fuel efficiency–sports cars have played a significant role in automot ...

Sometimes I see cars without a license plate. Is this legal?
April 19, 2013, 3 Comments

Question: “Sometimes I see cars driving around with no license plate. Is this legal?” The simple answer is ...

March Madness: Hitting a parked vehicle at the game
March 27, 2013, No Comments

Let’s be honest with ourselves: Have you ever tapped, bumped, swiped or hit a stationary vehicle in a parking lot ...

How long do I have to renew my auto insurance policy?
March 13, 2013, No Comments

Many drivers mistakenly think there is a “grace period” for making an auto insurance payment after it’ ...

Super Bowl XLVII: Consumption Predictions
February 1, 2013, No Comments

A recent survey predicts over 179 million people will be watching the Super Bowl this year and we wanted to have a littl ...

If I Get a Ticket in One State, Will it Show Up in Another?
January 24, 2013, 1 Comment

  Typically, about 6 months before your license is up for renewal, the Department of Motor Vehicles will check a da ...

New California State Laws (2013)
January 7, 2013, No Comments

  Attention California residents: 750 new laws took effect on Jan 1, 2013 and you may want to be aware of the chang ...

Should I get insurance on my rental car?
December 27, 2012, 1 Comment

To get insurance or not on a rental car– that is the question! If you’re like us, finding a clear answer to ...

How John Saved $25,000 in 1 second
December 7, 2012, 1 Comment

Some of us have the occasional ‘bad day’ – you forget to set an alarm clock in the morning, traffic is a bear & ...

Follow The Adventures of Owlbert
December 5, 2012, No Comments

At just 7 inches tall, he’s not only Answer Financial’s most vertically-challenged employee but he’s ...

Introducing our Refer-a-Friend Program!
November 14, 2012, No Comments

  Our Refer-a-Friend program allows you to earn a $25 gift card through our new Facebook app! Here’s how it works ...

Does my auto insurance cover damage from “Super Storm Sandy”?
November 1, 2012, No Comments

Our thoughts are with those on the east coast who have been affected by “Super Storm Sandy.” Some of you may be wond ...

Foreign Body Ingestion: What Every Pet Owner Needs to Know
October 26, 2012, 2 Comments

We are pleased to feature a guest blog post by Dr. Ingrid Pyka* who represents VPI® Pet Insurance, a trusted partner ...

Our 2012 Holiday Travel Tips
October 10, 2012, No Comments

If you are heading home for Thanksgiving or ringing in the New Year somewhere special, the last thing you are probably t ...

Insurance Secrets Revealed: Traveling Out-of-State
September 27, 2012, 2 Comments

What is one recurring holiday that elicits excitement from people, young and old alike? It’s the weekend! 60+ glo ...

Earthquake Insurance: California and Beyond
September 18, 2012, 2 Comments

Each year southern California experiences about 10,000 earthquakes. While many of these quakes are considered small (mag ...

iPhone 5 New Features
September 11, 2012, No Comments

For many technology enthusiasts, music lovers and “creative” types, the release of a new Apple product is a celebrat ...