Car Insurance

The Car Rental Industry

Market Overview The car rental industry is a multi-billion dollar sector of the US economy. The US segment of the industry averages about $18.5 billion in revenue a year. Today, there are approximately 1.9 million rental vehicles that service the US segment of the market. In addition, there are many rental agencies besides the industry leaders that subdivide the total ...

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The Insurance Agency Elevator Pitch

An insurance agency elevator pitch is a succinct summary used to quickly describe your insurance agency, products and services. It should include your unique agency value proposition, and must be delivered within the time span of an elevator ride, in about 30 to 60 seconds. This can be much harder than many agents might initially think, and should be scripted, ...

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8 Ways To Get Your Home Winter Ready

The winter season is drawing near which means subzero, arctic like temperatures, icy conditions and a whole lot of snow. That’s why it’s time to start thinking about how to protect your home from any potential damage the frigid temperatures and snow may bring. Taking charge now, before it is too late, may help you avoid a home insurance claim ...

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Here’s What It’s Like to Intern at CoverHound

In 2015, we partnered with the National University of Singapore’s (NUS) Overseas College program to bring on an intern. It’s a program where students from NUS embark on a 1 year internship and gain entrepreneurial experience in different startup environments across the globe. While the students work, they also study at a top-tier university – our interns studied at Stanford. ...

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A Good Defense is Always the Best Offense

Defensive driving will make you much safer on the road. (image by flickr.com) We’ve discussed how car crashes in the United States each year impact our economy and society. Sure, they lead to higher car insurance costs for each of us, but their impact goes much deeper, and they remove almost 2.5% from our gross domestic product (GDP) each year. ...

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Get Your Car Ready For The Winter

October is Car Safety Month which means it’s time to make sure you and your vehicle are ready for the winter season ahead. And while it may seem like it’s too soon to be thinking about winter, a little car care today will go a long way toward improving the safety and dependability of your vehicle before the snow flies. ...

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Patty DiMolfetta – SVP of Finance

We’re pleased as punch to introduce you to Patty DiMolfetta! Patty sat down with us to discuss her experience as an accountant, and the path that led her to becoming CoverHound’s SVP of finance. Patty explains why finding success is about more than your job title, and if you want to be a mover and a shaker, you shouldn’t be ...

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Everything You Need to Know About Excluding People From Auto Insurance

Extremely toxic drivers, such as those convicted of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, may make an exclusion a necessity. (image by seattlepi.com) As one’s household grows, so too, does their auto insurance policy. While this is a pretty standard and expected occurrence, it’s important for people with an increasing number of licensed drivers under one roof to ...

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Almost Half of All Canadians Live Paycheque to Paycheque

Feeling strapped for cash? You’re not alone as 47 per cent of Canadians recently reported it would be difficult to meet their financial obligations if they missed a paycheque. The study, released by the Canadian Payroll Association , surveyed more than 4,700 working Canadians across the country and found that many of us are financially stretched too thin. A pulse ...

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