Columbus, OH (PressExposure) July 17, 2009 -- The year 2009 will be remembered by everybody because of the great turmoil in the global economy; it really has become one of the most difficult years with both companies and consumers suffering from heavy losses. Everyone wants to save money and starts to wonder what he could do to save. Some people quit smoking, while others no longer go out. I want to remind you that auto insurance is a way to save more money by lowering rates, something that many probably do not even think about when buying auto insurance.
Comparing quotes is the best way to save money, and according to various estimates it may reach from 10% to 40% of the total cost of insurance policy. This must not be neglected, because you have the right to know that you can save your money.
One way is to regularly compare quotes offered by different insurers. Insurers, in turn, are constantly making new offers and discounts. Making the comparison in each case, you can find a lower rate, which will undoubtedly help save you money. Many insurance companies offer big discounts if you are a new customer for them. On average, this can range from $138 to $540 per year. Please note that it's cheaper to buy auto insurance from one insurance company for a year.
Consumers of all insurance companies have an opportunity to save when buying a car insurance policy - it is possible to arrange insurance with a high franchise. It's just that the higher your deductible, the lower your premium. This can lead to significant losses in the accident, but if the damage is minor, then you will have to pay from your pocket. In addition, this will push you to accurate driving.
Many purchase auto insurance and pay for their contributions every month without thinking that they are overcharged, as in total the charge is more than the insurer declares, because additional administrative fees are not taken into account. Paying insurance once a year you leave the cost of administrative fees in your pocket, but it can sometimes take up to $125 a year.
One well-known way to save is by purchasing auto insurance and home insurance from the same insurance company. Here, the amount you can save depends on the insurance company, usually from 10% to 30%.
Many insurance companies offer discounts if there are different characteristics associated with the safety of your car. These characteristics include the presence and quantity of safety airbags, safety belts, alarm, mechanical anti-theft system, lock braking system. Do not forget to specify the characteristics of your car and you are sure to be on the way to save your money.
Just before buying auto insurance policy, refer to the many aspects of the insurance contract. Learn about services included in the policy of insurance automatically, and if you have to pay for it. You will be able to abandon them and not overpay for the coverage that you don't need.
All insurance companies appreciate experienced drivers, and if you are already over 50, this can be one more way to save your money.
Another way to save money is a small annual mileage car. Insurance companies presume that the smaller mileage of the vehicle implies a smaller chance of the insured event. Check with the insurance company, what they consider a low mileage and if you get into it, you can still save some money.