What? Women Pay More Than Men for Auto Insurance? (Yup.)

February 24, 2019
This is an interesting and eye opening article from the PEW Research Center about women paying more for auto insurance -- and no one is telling why.STATELINE ARTICLE: PEW  February 11, 2019By: Elaine S. Povich Topics: Demographics & Transportation Read time: 6 minIt’s a widespread belief that men pay more for automobile insurance than women. But that’s only true for young adults.Several studies in 2018 and 2017 revealed that women [...]

This is an interesting and eye opening article from the PEW Research Center about women paying more for auto insurance — and no one is telling why.

STATELINE ARTICLE: PEW  February 11, 2019
By: Elaine S. Povich Topics: Demographics & Transportation Read time: 6 min

It’s a widespread belief that men pay more for automobile insurance than women. But that’s only true for young adults.

Several studies in 2018 and 2017 revealed that women over 25, particularly those between 40 and 60, often pay more than men — not less — for auto insurance, all other rating criteria being equal. Now, California has become the latest in a handful of states that have outlawed setting rates for automobile insurance based on gender.

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