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Dan Walker graduated with a BS in Administrative Management in 2005 and has been working in his family’s insurance agency, FCI Agency, for 15 years. He is licensed as an agent to write property and casualty insurance, including home, auto, umbrella, and dwelling fire insurance. He’s also been featured on sites like Reviews.com.

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Licensed Car Insurance Agent

UPDATED: Nov 10, 2020

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There are many ways to bring down your car insurance costs and get a discount. Here are just some of them:

  • Combine into a multi-car policy if you have more than one vehicle
  • Get bundled plans that include life, health, home, and car insurance
  • Increase deductible
  • Have your car revalued after every year since cars usually depreciate in value regularly
  • Change your tires so it conforms to the time of year and weather
  • Remove collision coverage if your car is more than 5 years old
  • Pay annually and ask for a big discount
  • Drive carefully so you can avail of the good driver discounts

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