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Your Job Can Save You Money On Auto Insurance!

Author TonyScurich , 3/4/2016
4Engineers, firefighters, lawyers, teachers, and police officers all have one thing in common: they qualify for Auto insurance discounts with some insurers who have found that people in certain fields tend to be less risky drivers than those in other occupations.

A number of insurance companies offer discounts to those in a variety of professions - everything from architects, CPAs, and college professors through librarians, military personnel, and pilots, to physicians, registered nurses, and scientists.

Here's why: although practicing architecture or flying a plane doesn't necessarily make a driver more responsible, insurance underwriters don't have to prove cause and effect when setting rates. They need only show a relationship between these rating factors and risk.

A variety of factors can come into play in determining discounts. One Auto insurance company offers up to a 5 % discount to first responders, such as firefighters, police officers, emergency medical technicians and paramedics. Because these people tend to work in the communities where they live, they probably don't commute long distances. First responders might speed down the road in emergencies, but not in their own vehicles, and they tend not to work from 9 to 5 - which means that they're at lower risk for accidents.

Discounts vary by occupation, insurance company, and state. Some companies offer discounts for a long list of occupations and professions, while others provide them to only a few, or none at all. Some jobs receive larger discounts than others.

Rules for discounts also vary by field. To qualify for one company's discount, health care providers must have a license to practice, as well as a degree. However, policyholders who have earned at least a bachelor in engineering, math, or science qualify for an 18% discount, even if they work in other fields.

Your occupation or profession might well entitle you to a substantial discount on your Auto insurance - even if you're retired. For more information, please get in touch with us.


Give Your Mom Life Insurance for Mother's Day

Author TonyScurich , 5/6/2015
 

Does your mom nurture, care and love you through thick and thin? Show her how much you care by giving her a life insurance policy for Mother's Day.
Life insurance is not the first gift that comes to mind when you want to honor your mm, but it's a practical gift that won't die like a floral bouquet, and it gives her something she can really use, unlike yet another nightgown. Life insurance also gives your precious mom peace of mind since the policy funds can be used to pay for her funeral expenses and any outstanding bills. Consider this affordable investment as you decide how to honor your mom and repay her a little bit for all the investments she made in you over the years. 

How Much Will it Cost?

The cost of life insurance policies varies from person to person. You can't put a price on your mom's peace of mind, but do consider several factors that typically affect the cost of life insurance. These factors include: 

Health: A healthy adult will pay lower life insurance premiums. The same principle applies to non-smokers. Some companies require a medical exam to determine the insured health conditions, but others do not. 

Gender: Policies for women typically cost less than policies for men. That's because women tend to outlive men by five or more years, which makes them less of a risk and thus cheaper to insure.

Coverage Needs: Higher coverage amounts mean higher premiums. So if your mom is the primary income earner in her household, you'll want to purchase a life insurance policy with higher coverage. 

Age: Older premium holders will often pay more for their life insurance policy. 

Risk: People who work or engage in a high-risk or dangerous occupation or hobby will pay more for life insurance. 

Check with your insurance agent to discuss the life insurance policy options for your mom. Then choose a policy that's right for her needs. While it's an unconventional Mother's Day gift, it's one way you can honor your mother today and for years to come.