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Tips To Get Affordable Car Insurance

Finding the right auto insurance coverage is essential. In addition to that, everyone wants to save money without forgoing quality coverage. Here are a couple of tips to keep in mind when it comes to purchasing auto insurance.

Some of the basic factors that determine and can lower your car insurance expenses are:

  • Kind of car- price, style, age, etc.

  • Driver age

  • Location, area- weather, traffic, etc.

  • Type of coverage you want

  • Deductible amount- higher deductible leads to a lower premium.

  • The number of drivers on the same policy- it matters who are additional drivers as well.

  • Driving record- tickets, accident-free or not?

  • The place where you keep your car- garage, in front of a building, or somewhere else?

Pay Annually

Insurers will give you an option to pay as a lump sum or in monthly installments. It’s understandable that most people strive to spread the cost. Additionally, when you pay monthly, there is a certain interest payable on the amount.

Multiple Policies Discount

If you carry multiple types of policies (auto, home, life, farm, etc.) with the same insurer, you can qualify for lower premiums.

Multi-car insurance

If you have more than one car within your household, insurers may offer savings for insuring them all together.

Be a better driver

Especially for younger drivers, certificates such as Pass Plus or from the Institutes of Advanced Motorists can help set you apart and may earn you a discount for your policy.

User-based car trackers

Some car insurance companies offer tracking devices that monitor your driving. You can get credit for safer driving techniques, such as driving fewer miles than average, not braking hard, accelerating gently, and not driving during the late-night hours.

The good student (for younger)

If you maintain a B or better average, you may be eligible for a discount.

Keep in mind your job title

Insurers look at many factors when calculating the cost of covering you. The type of job is one of them. However, you should never lie about your job.

Please feel free to reach out to us at 803-276-1814 and let us help you choose the best fit for your needs!

Thanks for reading!

Farmers Mutual Insurance

749 Wilson Road, Newberry, SC 29108


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