Mark Fitzpatrick

Mark Fitzpatrick is a Research Analyst at ValuePenguin focused on the insurance industry. He previously worked in Country Risk Management at State Street Corporation.

Should You Buy Health Benefits with Car Insurance?

PIP, MedPay? These are health benefits that come along car insurance. Find out if they are necessary or not.

Should You Settle for Minimum Car Insurance Limits?

What is minimum car insurance limits and what are the pros and cons?

How Do Car Insurance Costs Compare Across Florida?

Where someone lives in Florida plays a huge role on how much they pay for car insurance. Overall, Florida has the widest range in costs...

How Many Car Insurance Companies Do You Have to Shop At To Get the Best Deal?

Thinking about shopping around for car insurance? You should! It may save you lots of money over time—here's how to start.

Where You Live in New Jersey Can Lead to Higher Car Insurance Costs

In this study, we examined 99 places in New Jersey to see where the most and least expensive auto insurance was located. Overall, we found...

The 2016 Car Insurance Olympics

Car insurance companies compete to be the best and cheapest.

Should You Pay More for Full Coverage Car Insurance?

Car insurance has a lot of terms, we make it simple for you. Here is an in-depth guide to what full coverage car insurance is.

How Much Can Comparing Car Insurance Quotes Save You?

In this article, we analyze 25 major cities in the U.S. to show the magnitude which car insurance prices may differ in a city. By the end...

Best Car Insurance For Teen Drivers

We conducted a survey of over 103 companies across 200 cities and found that Erie Insurance offered the cheapest car insurance rates for...

Getting Car Insurance as a Teenage Driver

Getting your first car is one of the most exciting times in life, but there's another hidden cost that many teens don't remember—insurance...

What Happens if You are Caught Driving Without Car Insurance?

Driving without car insurance can be against the law and potentially financially ruinous. In this article, we discuss the repercussions of...

Where in California is Car Insurance the Most Expensive?

In this study we looked at 142 of California's most populous cities and to see who was paying the most for their auto insurance. Overall,...