By Katherine Feser Published 9:40 am CDT, Thursday, April 18, 2019 Homeowners insurance in Texas is among the most expensive in the country. Keep going for average homeowners insurance costs for the 10 most expensive states. Homeowners insurance in Texas is among the most expensive in the country. Keep going for average homeowners insurance costs for the 10 most expensive states. Photo: Peter Dazeley, Getty Images Photo: Peter Dazeley, Getty Images Image 1 of / 14 Caption Close Image 1 of 14 Homeowners insurance in Texas is among the most expensive in the country. Keep going for average homeowners insurance costs for the 10 most expensive states. Homeowners insurance in Texas is among the most expensive in the country. Keep going for average homeowners insurance costs for the … [Read more...] about See which states have the highest homeowners insurance costs
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Home insurance companies make 100 per cent of their profits from penalising loyal customers, new research shows. A study published today by Citizens Advice found home insurers make all their profits - amounting to over £1bn a year - from loyal customers holding policies for six years or more. The research showed that loyal customers in their sixth year of insurance pay an annual premium of £325 a year, almost double that of the £172 average paid by new customers. Read more: Saga shares plunge 36 per cent as it swings to £135m loss Citizens Advice made a “super complaint” to the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) in September in connection to the loyalty penalty in the mobile, broadband, home insurance, mortgages and savings markets. In response the CMA asked the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to examine pricing practices in the insurance market and to consider pricing interventions to prevent people being exploited by firms. The move this week by … [Read more...] about Home insurers make 100 per cent of profits from loyal customers
Lifestyle / Money by Vicky Shaw April 10, 2019, 12:01 am Sign up to our Weekly newsletter Loyal home insurance customers who stick with the same provider for six years or more are driving the profits of firms in this sector, analysis from Citizens Advice suggests. The charity said loyal customers are paying an average annual premium of £325 for their sixth year of insurance – nearly double that of new customers (£172). The Citizens Advice research suggests that home insurance providers tend to make their profits from those customers who remain loyal for six years or more. But the Association of British Insurers (ABI) said that whether or not a firm makes a profit depends on “many factors” and companies have committed to review premiums charged to customers who have been with them for more than five years. Those sticking with their providers year in, year out could find themselves paying hundreds of pounds more for their policies than … [Read more...] about Home insurance customers ‘paying hundreds of pounds more with loyalty penalty’
Ameriprise Financial has agreed to sell its auto and home insurance business to a subsidiary of Wisconsin-based American Family Insurance Mutual Holding Company for $1.05 billion. Minneapolis-based Ameriprise provides asset management, advisory services and insurance products to is customers including insurance products through its Ameriprise Auto & Home business that is based in De Pere, Wis. Both companies said there would be working towards a smooth transition on behalf of its policyholders, employees and other business partners. Current AAH policy holders will retain coverage with no changes. "We are proud of the exceptional value and award-winning service we've provided to Auto & Home policyholders over the last several decades and we sincerely thank each and every employee for their dedication and contributions," said Jim Cracchiolo, chairman and CEO of Ameriprise Financial in a statement. "This transaction is consistent with our strategy to grow our less … [Read more...] about Ameriprise sells auto and home insurance business for $1.05 billion.
Hadleigh High Street Picture: SIMON PARKER Suffolk’s burglary ‘hotspots’ have been revealed following analysis of contents insurance claim data. The IP7 postcode, which includes Hadleigh, was deemed Suffolk’s ‘most burgled’ area in a study of 2.5 million UK quotes in 2017/18. It was among five to surpass the national average of 15.57 contents theft claims per 1,000 quotes via the MoneySuperMarket website. Residents of the Eye area made the fewest claims – 3.5 per 1,000 – based on five-year claims history, while north west Ipswich had the highest rate of claims from the town’s postcodes (17.98), followed by the south west (17.48), north east (14.12) and south east (13.93).Suffolk police said it was important to consider statistics may not fully reflect the number of reported crimes – with some householders making a claim but choosing not to go through with it, and others not in a financial position to hold … [Read more...] about Burglary claim ‘hotspot’ postcodes revealed by theft insurance claim study