15 Blog Posts From the INSURANCE Tag


Fixing vs. Buying

Fixing vs. Buying

One of the reasons — probably the main reason — people buy a new car is because their old car has gotten to the point that it is costing them too much to keep. Repair bills vs. monthly car payment bills. You reach that tipping point in a vehicle’s life when it makes more sense […]

Should I Buy a Car Even Though I Live in the City?

Should I Buy a Car Even Though I Live in the City?

In the United States, there were 222 million people who had a driver’s license in 2016. People are driving to work, school, vacations and other personal reasons. When living in rural or suburban areas, owning a car is a must. Work, grocery stores and local schools can be over 15 minutes to an hour away. […]

Silence is No Longer Golden

Silence is No Longer Golden

Editor’s Note: In 2013, long time Texas NMA member Ted Levitt wrote this important warning for motorists next time you encounter police during a traffic stop (or anywhere else for that matter).  NMA E-Newsletter #246: Silence is no Longer Golden By Ted Levitt, NMA Member Several years ago the NMA published an article I wrote […]

Compensation Program at Uber Could Raise Questions about Classification

Compensation Program at Uber Could Raise Questions about Classification

Uber has been in the news quite a bit recently and they are once again with the company’s new compensation program. The program could very well raise questions about the classification and entitlement to benefits if other companies in the gig economy follow their lead. What is coming under question is the insurance coverage program […]

Ready to Gamble? Massachusetts Refunds $25 if You Beat Your Ticket

Ready to Gamble? Massachusetts Refunds $25 if You Beat Your Ticket

What do casinos and fighting traffic tickets have in common?  Winners get paid. The influx of new Massachusetts casinos is creating a betting atmosphere throughout the state.  Due to a recent federal court decision, Crawford v. Blue, 271 F. Supp. 3d 316 (2017), Massachusetts drivers who fight civil traffic tickets and win receive a refund […]