12 Bad Moves That Jack Up Your Car Insurance

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Save Money by Avoiding These Common Car Insurance Mistakes 

No matter how much you pay for car insurance, it’s one of the few products you buy that you don’t really want to use. You buy insurance in case you need to file a claim. Minus a few companies that boast “accident forgiveness,” filing a claim will almost always make your rates go up – and make it harder to find affordable insurance in the future.

We’ve compiled a list of 12 mistakes that could jack up your rates by thousands of dollars a year. Keep in mind that if you do have a claim, or run into other problems, shopping around can help. It won’t erase bad incidents from your record, but you may find an insurance company that is more forgiving of the particular problems you’ve encountered. 

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