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.

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...

Auto Insurance Rate Increases in Pennsylvania: Up 22% Since 2011

In the last six years Pennsylvania has experienced above slightly below average rate increases for its auto insurance premiums. In this...

The Michigan No-Fault Law and Rising Auto Insurance Rates

Since 2011, Michigan has experienced the second highest auto insurance rate increases of any state. Across the state's largest insurers,...

Auto Insurance Rate Increases in New Jersey: Up 20% Since 2011

In the last six years New Jersey has experienced above slightly below average rate increases for its auto insurance premiums. In this...

Auto Insurance Rate Increases in New York: Up 28% Since 2011

In the last six years New York has experienced above average rate increases for its auto insurance. In this article we give an overview of...

Georgia's Rate Increases are Making Auto Insurance Unaffordable

In the past half-decade auto insurance has become more unaffordable in Georgia. In this study we break down how rates have increased at an...

How Much Have Auto Insurance Rates Increased in California?

In the last five years California has experienced below average rate increases for its auto insurance. In this article we give an overview...

Auto Insurance Rates Increases in Florida

In the last five years Florida has experienced above average rate increases for its auto insurance. In this article we give an overview of...

Auto Insurance Rate Increases in Texas

In the last five years Texas has experienced above average rate increases for its auto insurance. In this article we give an overview of...

Yes, There Is Insurance For Golf Carts–And You May Need It

How much trouble can you get into with a vehicle that rarely goes faster than 15 miles an hour? A lot, it would seem.

Why Auto Insurance Rates are Likely to Increase in 2018

For the past few years auto insurance rates have increased, and are unlikely to stop in 2018. More accidents and higher catastrophe losses...