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How Auto Insurers Use Your Nondriving Habits to Raise Prices

You expect your car insurance rates to increase after you buy a new vehicle, cause a crash or add a young driver to your policy. But some insurers jack up prices based on seemingly unrelated data — like your magazine subscriptions or what groceries you buy. ...
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How to Help Small Business Owners Afford Health Care

Alma Beltran owns a successful small business, but that doesn’t mean she can afford health care for herself and her family. Opinion  Mark Herbert Special to CALmatters In fact, the Chula Vista entrepreneur, who is president of Graphic Ima...

Insurance Claims from Deadly California Wildfires Top $12B

SACRAMENTO — Insurance claims have topped $12 billion for the November wildfires in California, making them the most expensive in state history. The figure released Wednesday by Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara covers the fire that largely destroyed the ...