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Saving money is important to all of us. Car insurance is one of those areas where a lot of people probably pay way too much. Here are some of the best ways to save on auto insurance:

  • The first and most obvious thing you can do is trying to drive more carefully and not to commit any traffic violations.
  • Driving a car with low insurance premiums is essential. There are a lot of cars with some safety features that are real money-savers on insurance.
  • You can put several family members on one insurance policy.
  • Raising deductibles can decrease insurance costs. This should be done only in case you are sure you can afford to pay the higher deductible.
  • A lot of companies offer discounts on various bases. They provide discounts for keeping a clean driving record; for cars with special safety features and even loyalty discounts. Getting more insurance policies from the same company can also lead to various discounts.
  • Your commute can also affect insurance rates. If you move to a place that has a longer commute to work, your rates will increase.
  • If any of your children that are on your policy get a license and start driving, make sure they get good grades at school, because this can help you save money on insurance. It can bring you discounts of up to 20%.
  • In the end, you must look around for the cheapest insurance possible even if you already have a car insurance provider, because there are a lot of companies that can offer better coverage for your car than your current one. However, you need to have a good credit report to take advantage of switching insurance carriers because customers with bad credit usually pay a lot more in premiums.

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