• auto insurance Nov 18

    GM to Offer Auto Insurance That Uses Data From Connected Vehicles to Price Rates

    General Motors is launching its own auto insurance as a way to generate new revenue using its growing amount of connected vehicles in the U.S.

  • coronavirus Apr 14

    State Farm Announces $2 Billion Rebate For Auto Insurance Customers

    State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company on Thursday announced a $2 billion rebate for their customers to help them through challenging financial times during the coronavirus pandemic. “With schools and businesses closed, and many of us sheltering in our homes, people are driving less right now, so we’re returning value to customers as we anticipate fewer auto claims,” the Bloomington,…

  • Donald Trump Nov 17, 2019

    Democrat Edwards Wins Reelection in Conservative Louisiana

    Deep in the heart of the conservative South, Louisiana’s voters reelected Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards to a second term, shocking Republicans who had hoped to reclaim the seat on the strength of President Donald Trump’s popularity. With his focus on bipartisan, state-specific issues, the moderate Edwards cobbled together enough cross-party support Saturday to defeat Republican businessman Eddie Rispone, getting...

  • United States Feb 15, 2019

    What to Know About Rental Car Insurance

    Many people opt out of the rental car company’s insurance assuming their own auto insurance or credit card will protect them. Consumer Reporter Susan Hogan explains that’s not always the case.

  • VMS Feb 5, 2019

    Report Shows How Auto Insurance Rates Vary by County

    A new report from The Zebra breaks down how much we pay for auto insurance. Consumer Reporter Susan Hogan has the county-by-county numbers.

  • spokesman Oct 26, 2018

    Halloween Is The Scariest Day of The Year for This Financial Shock

    Halloween could be scarier for your budget than anticipated: Homeowners and auto insurance claims tend to jump during the holiday. On average, Halloween has 17 percent more home claims for theft, vandalism and other crimes than any other day of the year, according to a new assessment from Travelers. That includes problems like doors kicked in, mailboxes knocked down and...

  • Ohio Oct 15, 2018

    Sears Through the Years: From Watch Seller to Tower Builder

    Sears got its start as a watch seller more than 130 years ago and grew to become one of the world’s largest retailers. But the company has struggled in recent years and on Monday filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

  • Donald Trump Nov 11, 2017

    Violence Followed Texas Church Gunman After High School

    Wherever Devin Patrick Kelley went after graduating from high school, a trail of violence followed. In New Mexico, Kelley was kicked out of the Air Force following a court-martial two years after he enlisted for abusing his wife and reportedly hitting her child hard enough to fracture his skull. In Colorado, he was charged with misdemeanor animal cruelty after someone...

  • Donald Trump Nov 7, 2017

    ‘Domestic Situation' in Devin Patrick Kelley's Family Preceded Texas Church Massacre

    A 26-year-old man who had been sending his mother-in-law threatening text messages put on a ballistic vest and a black mask with a white skull face and killed 26 people with an assault rifle at her church in southern Texas Sunday, authorities said. More details about Devin Patrick Kelley’s life and death were revealed Monday as investigators continued to look...

  • Donald Trump Nov 7, 2017

    Texas Church Gunman Checked Each Aisle, Shot Babies at Point-Blank Range

    The gunman who killed 26 people at a small-town Texas church went aisle to aisle looking for victims and shot crying babies at point-blank range, a couple who survived the attack said. Meanwhile, investigators continued analyzing the gruesome crime scene Tuesday and tried to gain access to the shooter’s cellphone, a longstanding challenge for the FBI in thousands of previous...

  • CONGRESS Oct 3, 2017

    Another Wells Fargo CEO Faces an Angry Congress

    A different Wells Fargo chief executive met a similar kind of anger from Congress on Tuesday, with politicians from both major parties saying they feel the bank has done little to change its culture since a scandal over its sales practices. Tim Sloan appeared in front of the Senate Banking Committee in Washington, D.C., about a year since his predecessor...

  • bank Aug 16, 2017

    After Sales Scandal, Wells Fargo Announces Board Shakeup

    Wells Fargo announced a board shakeup Tuesday, including the coming retirement of three directors, in a restructuring effort following the bank’s consumer sales scandal, CNBC reported. Elizabeth “Betsy” Duke will take Stephen Sanger’s position as independent chair effective Jan. 1, 2018, according to the bank’s announcement. Board members Cynthia H. Milligan and Susan G. Swenson will also leave the board...

  • bank Jul 28, 2017

    Wells Fargo Paying $80 Million Over Customer Car Insurance

    Wells Fargo is paying $80 million to customers who the bank signed up and charged for auto insurance that they did not want or need....
    The bank said Friday that roughly 570,000 customers were affected and will be getting refunds....
    Like most auto loan companies, Wells Fargo required borrowers to have comprehensive and collision insurance. If they didn’t have comprehensive coverage, Wells...

  • Daniel Macht May 25, 2017

    Race Car Costs: The High Price of Fielding a Racing Team

    Gentlemen, start your engines — of your money-munching machines. While waiting for the flag to drop at the Indianapolis 500 this Memorial Day weekend, are you fantasizing about becoming a race car driver? You may have the driving skills, but you also need sponsors, a support team, and most importantly, money. Lots and lots of money. Monster truckloads of money.

  • Virginia May 19, 2017

    Victim Loses Thousands When Carjacker Totals New Car

    A carjacking victim lost thousands of dollars she’d recently put down on her new car because the carjacker totaled it.

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