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Why You Should Revisit Your Car Insurance Policy Every Six Months

Could your family be saving more on your car insurance? This life hack could help you save more. Simply shop around each time your policy comes up for renewal and you could find some savings out there.

An insurance agent, like our friends at InsuraMatch, can help you shop for multiple insurance quotes:

It’s smart to periodically check in on your goals, spending plan, or investment portfolio, but you also want to reevaluate your monthly bills and expenses every now and then, too. If you haven’t looked for a better car insurance policy for a while, it might be time.

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How a Pay-As-You-Drive Policy Can Cut the Cost of Auto Insurance

Sick of paying so much your auto insurance premiums? If you don’t drive often, you could have an option for lowering your family’s rates.  You’ll have to allow your insurer to monitor your driving, but giving up some of your driving privacy could lead to big savings on your car insurance.

Learn more about pay-as-you-drive car insurance on The Street:

For those who are ready to cut the cost of automobile insurance this year, enrolling in a pay-as-you-drive program may be the solution to driving down …

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No insurance? No problem for thousands of drivers

Unfortunately, in some states there are many people who ignore insurance mandates. Because of this, your family may want to consider adding some Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist coverage to your auto insurance, just in case.

Read more on Post-Crescent:

Getting jolted by a car crash is bad enough, but when the other driver is uninsured and you’re left holding the bag, it becomes infuriating – and …

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Your Driving Record: Insurance Companies’ Crystal Ball

Your driving record can help insurers price out your insurance – and not just your auto insurance. Throughout the insurance industry, it pays to have a good driving record. Life insurance and home insurance pricing can be affected by your driving records, depending on where you live and which insurer you choose.

Learn more about the studies behind using your driving record to price insurance on SFGate:

Allstate, meanwhile, is using driving records to help price home insurance . The company began doing so in 2011 in Oklahoma with the introduction of …

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10 Smart Insurance Resolutions for 2017

Great tips from the folks at NerdWallet to help you ensure that your insurance is in top shape for the new year ahead. These practical tips can help you make the most of your existing insurance policies as well as help you reduce your risk throughout the year. Less risk could mean fewer claims filed!

Read more on NerdWallet:

Insurance is a financial safety net for when life just doesn’t go your way, but that doesn’t mean you should ignore it when things are going well. Here are 10 things you can do in 2017 to strengthen your net and avoid common insurance claims. 1. Make a home inventory After a fire or natural…

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Is Your Car Insurance Adequate?

This is a question where your family definitely does not want hear the answer “no!”

The new year is a great time to evaluate your family’s auto insurance coverage to make sure you have adequate limits and coverages in place for your family’s needs. 2016 may have brought changes to your family and you’ll want those updates made to your policy in 2017. 

This article from Oregon Local News offers how your family can assess your coverage in more detail:

As we go into the New Year—and into some of the coldest weather that Oregon has to offer—now is a great time to review your auto insurance policy.

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The Kind of Car Insurer That Gives Consumers the Best Value

If the new year means changes to your family’s auto insurance, you may want to read this feature first! Getting the best value for your family is important when you’re paying so much for good coverage, so check out the auto insurance that will give you just that.

This piece in the New York Times delves into what types of auto insurers will give you the best for your money:

The answer, at least in the nearly $200 billion auto insurance industry, appears to be yes. That’s the conclusion of a new and comprehensive study …

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Insurance blind spots: 5 coverage gaps that could cost you

In most states, auto insurance is required. If you own a home and have a mortgage to pay off, you’re likely required to have homeowners insurance. You may think these coverages are enough to manage your risk, however, there are some areas that aren’t covered by more common insurance products.

These gaps could leave you and your family vulnerable to large expenses. The Herald-Whig examines 5 common coverage gaps that could cost your family a lot of money:

Yet only 12 percent of homeowners nationwide carry flood coverage , an Insurance Information Institute poll found. Homeowners insurance doesn’t …

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