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Walker signs car insurance regulation bill

Gov. Scott Walker signed into law Tuesday a bill designed to lower car insurance rates by undoing higher coverage requirements approved by Democrats less than two years ago. Full story

NC official: auto insurers to profit from changes

Industry-backed legislation that would allow auto insurers to raise rates by up to 15 percent a year and weaken North Carolina's current regulatory system would lead to higher consumer costs, the state's top insurance regulator said Monday. Full story

It's the season to clean up finances

   Spring cleaning doesn't mean just cleaning your house, it's also a good time to get your money straight. TODAY's Lester Holt talks to Lynnette Khalfani-Cox of AskTheMoneyCoach.com about how to clean up your credit report, organize financial documents and tackle holiday debt.

Controversy surrounds monitoring device for cars

   Some car insurance companies are offering discounts to drivers if they volunteer to be tracked by an electronic monitoring device, but privacy advocates warn that the program could backfire. NBC’s Tom Costello reports.

NY imposes stiffest ban on drivers using handheld phones

The nation's toughest ban on drivers gabbing on handheld cell phones took effect on Wednesday in New York, where violators now face penalty points on their licenses as well as hefty fines. Full story

Seven insurers sue Toyota over acceleration claims

Seven automobile insurance firms have followed Allstate Insurance Co in suing Toyota Motor Corp to recover money they paid in claims for car crashes blamed on unintended acceleration of Toyota vehicles. Full story

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