UG Insurance Brokerage Inc Blog
Whether you go to an insurance agency or go online to shop for auto insurance coverage, it may be not very easy and there may be challenges.
While going online makes it a little bit more simple to compare and examine rates and policies, it can still get complicated and confusing because of all the unfamiliar jargon and terms insurance companies often use. The decision-making process is filled with plenty of misconceptions or even myths regarding how insurance works.
Insurance companies consider plenty of factors about the car when setting their premiums, such as age, body type, make and model, engine size, the likelihood of being stolen, and even repair costs.
How Prices Are Set
Every insurance company has its computation and formula for determining its premium costs. However, they all tend to follow and use the same primary factors. The formula includes using the car, like your drive during commute hours, your driving record, and even the vehicle's make and model.
Other factors include:
Your Gender, Marital Status, and Age
Records show that young drivers or drivers with less experience and other male drivers are more prone to accidents. However, it is observed that married drivers are less often to get into an accident or file an accident claim.
Your Credit Score
In many states in America, insurance companies can factor in your credit scores when they calculate your premium. Records show that drivers with a good credit score get into fewer accidents.
Your Place of Residence
If you live in a city with a high crime rate, you are most likely considered or tagged as a more significant risk than a policyholder in a more rural area with fewer break-ins and lesser traffic.
Remember to shop around the market whenever your situations or circumstances change. These significant changes include moving to a different apartment or home, getting married, or even getting divorced.
It is always good to check with and talk to a professional to find the right policy for you and your lifestyle. They are also there to answer all your other queries.
At UG Insurance Brokerage Inc., we do our best in making sure that our clients are well-protected with affordable and comprehensive policies. We make sure to go the extra mile to help you with your needs. To learn more about how we can help you, please contact our agency at (718) 848-7777 or Click Here to request a free quote.