May 12th, 2013
Most often, a car insurance company only raises insurance premiums after accidents and when a teen is added to the policy. This can substantially raise the premium. Therefore, before adding a teen to the auto insurance policy, look into some ways to minimize costs.
First, check into whether it is less expensive to purchase a separate policy. It is easy to get an estimate for this by obtaining a number of quotes from can insurance providers.
When another policy is in place to cover the teen, some carriers may allow teens to be listed as an occasional Read the rest of this entry »
March 21st, 2013
When buying car insurance, it pays to compare premiums for different policies from different carriers. Insurance carriers have different underwriting guidelines, and you could be quoted wildly different rates for the same policy.
The main ways to compare premiums for insurance policies is over the phone, on the Internet or in person. Each method has its pros and cons. Getting quotes over the phone and on the Internet doesn’t take a lot of effort and allows you to get many quotes. On the other hand, meeting with agents allows you to delve deeper into Read the rest of this entry »
March 20th, 2013
If you’ve recently purchased a new or used car, it is essential that you add the vehicle to your insurance policy. It is a requirement by law that all cars carry insurance if you’re going to be driving the car on the road with other drivers. The best way to add a car to your policy is to do so on the Internet. Most insurance providers have websites where you can create accounts, view your policy, pay your bill and even make adjustments to the cars on your coverage.
When Read the rest of this entry »
March 16th, 2013
One way to save on insurance is to get more than one policy from the same insurer, which often gets you a discount off of what you would have paid separately for each policy. Multi-policy discounts can save you money but are not always the best deal.
There are a couple of different ways you can get multi-policy discounts. You can get two or more of the same policies from the same insurer, such as car insurance for you, your spouse and children, or you can get more than Read the rest of this entry »
March 13th, 2013
Teen drivers are known to cause a large portion of the car crashes. As a matter of fact, the number one way that teens lose their lives in this country is the car collision. The main reason that they are involved in so many car accidents is because they are new inexperienced drivers. Because of this, they are automatically placed in the high-risk category, and their parentsâ€™ auto insurance rates increase astronomically when they add their teens to their policies.
Teens who are good students in Read the rest of this entry »
March 10th, 2013
When children reach driving age, many parents find themselves shocked and completely unprepared for how a young driver affects their insurance policy. Not only is there usually a substantial increase in premium, but additional risk factors to consider as well.
Adding a young driver to your policy may result in a premium increase that seems insurmountable. However, there are some steps you can take to ensure that you are ready to embrace these changes.
Ask your insurance agent to give you a mock quote for adding a young driver, before your child actually obtains a driverâ€™ Read the rest of this entry »