Aug. 28– There's a storm on the way. Chances are you're thinking about your insurance coverage. Having shutters qualified you for an insurance discount, and not using those shutters during a storm can result in a reduction of your claims benefit if your house is damaged, according to Citizens Property Insurance Co..
It's a discriminatory practice by insurance companies that disproportionately increases premium payments for low-income drivers, said J. Robert Hunter, a former Texas insurance commissioner and director of insurance for the Consumer Federation of America. Three states– California, Hawaii and Massachusetts– prohibit insurers from using credit scores to…Read more