Spending Less on Car Insurance
Whether you buy a brand new car or a used one, auto insurance is a government requirement you can’t escape. It’s expensive no matter how you go about it, but it can be significantly cheaper if you just know what you are doing when you buy it. If you’d like to save a lot of money on auto insurance, these are the best ways to do it.
Drive Safe all the Time
If you didn’t know it already, auto insurance bases its premiums on levels of risk. This is why young male drivers, hotheaded as they are, usually pay more for auto insurance than women. It’s also why drivers that have had accidents before have to pay more than those that haven’t. If an auto insurance company thinks you are likely to get into an accident, you’ll be paying more for their services. Do yourself a favor and play it safe on the road so there’s no record to hold against you.
Do your Research
Of course, we are limited in our choices when it comes to auto insurance due to the ICBC near-monopoly. Never-the-less, it doesn’t hurt to get informed about the options when it comes to your coverage so you can ask intelligent questions of your insurance broker.
Drive as Safely as You Can
When it comes down to it, there’s no getting out of the cost of auto insurance. But you can at least make it less expensive than it starts out being, and most everyone likes to save money where they can. While all of the above tips are worth considering, the most important, and most frugal, is safe driving. don’t give them a reason to worry and they won’t give you a reason to cry over your wallet.