Mark Fitzpatrick

Mark is a Senior Research Analyst for ValuePenguin focusing primarily on the insurance industry, primarily auto insurance. He previously worked in financial risk management at State Street Corporation.

Insolvency Order Leaves High-Risk Drivers in 21 States Without Auto Insurance

The recent liquidation order of Access Insurance Co. has left thousands of high-risk drivers without auto insurance. What happens when your...

Tips To Save on Auto Insurance While on Active Duty

Drivers who are on active duty are eligible for military discounts on their auto insurance. Learn how you can save up to 90% while you're...

Holiday Heist: Does Car Insurance Cover Theft of Personal Items?

With trees lit and wreaths hung, everybody now knows that the holidays are here—including thieves. These so called grinches target shopping...

How Much Age Affects the Cost of Auto Insurance, and What You Can Do About It

It’s no secret that young drivers pay more for car insurance; just ask parents who have added a teen to the family auto policy, only to...

4 Ways to Save on Car Insurance for College Students

In addition to clothes, books and other belongings, nearly half of all college students also bring a car with them when they head to campus...

New Rate Reductions And Features Proposed For Chubb Auto Insurance In Nevada

Three Chubb affiliates submitted a joint filing to reduce auto insurance rates by almost 10% in the state of Nevada, along with updates to...

Amica Mutual Seeks 13% Auto Insurance Rate Increase in Texas

On June 29th, Amica Mutual Insurance Company submitted a request to raise auto insurance rates in Texas by an average of 12.7% for...

Auto Insurance Rate Increases in Ohio: 17% More Expensive Since 2011

Auto insurance rates in Ohio have gone up about 17% in the past six years, below the 25% nationwide average. We break down the lack of rate...

Hartford Insurance is Raising Auto Insurance Rates by Nearly 20% in Tennessee

On June 20th The Hartford Insurance Company of the Midwest and Twin City Fire Insurance Company, both members of the larger The Hartford...

Auto Insurance Rate Changes for June 2017

We will be reporting and monitoring any significant auto insurance rate changes in an ongoing monthly report. Click to read the rate...

Auto Insurance Rate Increases in Massachusetts: Up 19% Since 2011

Massachusetts auto insurance companies have increased rates below the national average since 2011. In this article we analyze how the...

Auto Insurance Rate Increases in North Carolina: Among the Lowest in the Country

Auto insurance rates in North Carolina have not gone up much in the past six years. It is a stark contrast to the rest of the country where...