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Car Insurance and Your Credit Score Barre VT

Your credit score is used by car insurance companies to determine what you pay. It's important to know your score before you shop for insurance. It's easily possible that someone who has never had an accident and never filed a claim could pay up to three times as much for insurance as another similar customer with an identical vehicle โ€” because of differences in credit scores.

Allstate Auto Insurance
(888) 355-7971
49 Wall St
Northfield, VT
Description
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Phone Hours
SUN - SAT 12:00AM - 12:00AM

Collins- Joseph M - State Farm Insurance Agent
(802) 479-3353
200 South Main Street
Barre, VT
 
Karen S Blosser Ins Agcy Inc - State Farm Insurance Agent
(802) 229-5757
33 Northfield Street
Montpelier, VT
 
McDonald- John E - State Farm Insurance Agent
(802) 728-6600
19 Merchants Row
Randolph, VT
 
Allstate Auto Insurance
(888) 355-7971
205 Dorset St
South Burlington, VT
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Phone Hours
SUN - SAT 12:00AM - 12:00AM

Allstate Insurance - Donna K. Alinovi
(802) 476-6303
171 North Main Street
Barre, VT
 
Denis Ricker & Brown Inc
(802) 229-0563
PO Box 565
Montpelier, VT
 
Allstate Insurance Companies
(802) 485-6061
49 Wall Street
Northfield, VT
 
Partners In Insurance
(802) 476-6000
301 North Main Street Suite 7
Barre, VT
Alternate Phone Number
802-476-6000

Allstate Auto Insurance
(888) 355-7971
94 Court St
Middlebury, VT
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SUN - SAT 12:00AM - 12:00AM

Car Insurance and Your Credit Score

Many car insurance companies now use your credit score to determine what you pay. Why? Because they say studies show that customers with poor credit histories are more likely to be in accidents and file claims. They claim that customers with bad scores are higher risks and it's only fair that those customers pay more for their policies.

Insurance regulations in many states now allow this practice, although regulatory administrators admit they don't understand the connection between credit scores and car accident claims.

It's easily possible that someone who has never had an accident and never filed a claim could pay up to three times as much for insurance as another similar customer with an identical vehicle โ€” because of differences in credit scores.

How does it work?
Insurance companies use a secret formula to calculate a customer's "insurance score" that is not quite the same as the more familiar FICO score from credit reporting agencies such as , Transunion, and Experian. Although the score itself may be different, the end result will nearly always be the same. If a customer has a poor FICO score, he'll almost certainly have a poor insurance score.

Companies such as Allstate charge poor-credit customers as much as three times the rate for customers with excellent credit. In fact, credit history is becoming one of the major factors, if not the major factor, in determining insurance rates.

Insurance companies want ...

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