Steve Bowen

Steve Bowen

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Editor & copy writer for QuoteWizard who is equally comfortable writing copy, managing a team of writers, or producing a functional specification document

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10 Auto Insurance Terms You Should Know

If you want to pay the lowest rates and have the right amount and types of auto insurance coverage, you need to know these commonly used words.

Job Or Occupation And Auto Insurance Rates

Some insurance companies include your job and education as factors in determining your car insurance rates. Is your auto insurance company one of them?

Prevent Car Theft

These simple steps can make it hard for car thieves to drive off in your car, and make it easier to recover if stolen

Cell Phones Like Driving Drunk for Motorists

Motorists talking on cell phones drive as badly as if they were drunk. Find out why you should put the cell phone away and focus on the road when driving.

Winter Driving

The winter months present unique hazards. It's important to be prepared for the worst, and to know how to mitigate the dangers of snowy and icy roads.

Teen Drivers

Planning on adding a teenage driver to your car insurance policy? Brace yourself for a significant rate increase. Find out how much and why.

Drunk Driving DUI Insurance

The consequences of a DUI conviction can be serious. Read on to learn how to minimize the damage to your finances, driving record, and insurance.

3 Signs Auto Insurance Company Overcharging

Do the confusing bills you get from your auto insurance company make you wonder if you are being overcharged? Here are 3 signs you are paying more than you should.

Agent v Online

Should you buy car insurance from insurance agents or directly from insurance companies? The truth is that each has its advantages and disadvantages. To know which is best for your personal needs, you'll need to explore the major differences between these options.

Guide Step One Assess Your Needs

We want this to be a start-to-finish guide for people who are unfamiliar with car insurance and want a thorough overview of the subject. Buying car insurance doesn’t have to be confusing. As long as you understand how policies work and which types of coverage you need, you can be confident about your insurance purchase. Ideally, by the end of the guide you will be able to select the right policy for you, at the right price.

Guide Step Two Talk to Agents

After you decide how much and what types of car insurance coverage you need, it’s time to find the best rates.

Guide Step Three Choose the Right Policy

When it comes to car insurance, the cheapest quote does not necessarily offer the coverage you really need. Find out why in the third step of our guide to buying car insurance.

Guide Step Four Closing the Deal

Now that you have received multiple car insurance quotes, compared coverage and rates, it is time to pick the best policy and contact your insurance agent.

5 New Ways to Save On Auto Insurance

Auto insurance companies are shifting to an all-online model. Learn 5 easy ways to save when you buy car insurance online.

Defensive Driving School Insurance Discount

Defensive driving can spare you the expenses and hassle of a collision, as well as saving you money on your car insurance.

Auto Insurance Discounts

Do you want to lower your car insurance rates? Check and see if you’re eligible to receive any of these common auto insurance discounts.

Student Auto Insurance

Insuring teens and student drivers doesn't have to cost an arm and a leg. Find out how much a good student discount can lower you or your teen child’s car insurance rates.

Identity Theft

Identity theft is a growing risk in our increasingly digital society. Learn how adding identity theft insurance coverage to your homeowners policy can reduce your risk.

Review Home

Learn when, why, and how often to review your homeowners insurance policy to keep it up to date so your home and possessions are fully covered.

Bankrupt Insurance

Worried that your policy evaporated when the housing bubble burst? Learn what your state does to protect you if your insurance company goes under.

Homeowners Insurance and the Recession

Have you thought about reducing your homeowner’s coverage because your home is worth less than when you bought the policy? You should resist the temptation.

Home Security

Review the security of your home and develop a plan to improve it. There are several easy steps you can take deter potential thieves and protect your belongings.

Renters Insurance Basics

Even though renters insurance is affordable, helpful and sometimes required, most renters (and leasees) make the mistake of not buying a policy.

Health Insurance Rate Factors

Health insurance premiums can be quite different from person to person, even for identical plans. Find out why, and how you might be able to lower your rates.