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When it comes to making sure that your home and family are safe and sound, few things are as important as choosing the right insurance plan. About six months ago, my home burned to the ground, and without the right insurance plan, we would have been toast financially. Fortunately, because we had prepared properly, we didn't have any problems when it came to making sure that we could rebuild our place. This website is here to help anyone who might be struggling with which insurance policy to choose. Check out this blog for great information on finding the perfect policy.


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Finding Enough Insurance Coverage

Want To Save Money On Your Car Insurance? 3 Ways You May Be Able To

by Jason Prescott

Car insurance can be expensive, especially if you have full coverage. You may be able to save money in this area, however, by checking a few things. Below are three of these things so you can determine if you can make changes to your policy to put more cash in your pocket.

Check Mileage on Car

If you work at home or do not drive your car a lot you may be able to save money. Many insurance companies will lower insurance premiums if you drive under a certain number of miles each year. How many miles this is depends on the insurance company you use. Call them and tell them how many miles is on your car. They will take this and compare it to the mileage you told them when you first got insurance on the car. This could save you quite a bit of money.

Add Anti-Theft Device to Your Car

There are changes you can make to your car to help lower your insurance premiums. For example, you can install an auto theft lock. There are different options to choose from. One option is locking your steering wheel so if someone does break in they will not be able to drive the car. There are also hood locks which wills prevent someone from steeling engine components, battery, etc.

Another type of anti-theft device is an electronic immobilizer. You may already have this on your key if you have a newer car. There is a chip in the key that sends a signal to your car's ignition to prevent someone from starting the car without using the key.  The chip may also lock up the fuel system and prevent the engine from starting.

Before you do this, talk with your insurance company to ensure they will lower your premium. In most cases they will.

Combine Insurance

If you own a home, car, boat, etc., and use different insurance companies, you should combine these things and use only one insurance company. In most cases, your premiums will be lowered if you have everything at one insurance company. This is because the insurance company makes more money off you. This also makes things much easier for you because you will only have to pay one company instead of several.

Make an appointment with your insurance agent to go over this information with them. They can also help you determine other ways you can save money.