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Car Insurance and Your Credit Score Enid OK

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.

Mike Benway Insurance Agcy Inc
(580) 234-3657
1813 W Owen K Garriott Rd
Enid, OK
 
Farmers Insurance Group
(580) 234-4860
520 South Oakwood Road
Enid, OK
 
Benway- Terry Michael
(580) 234-3657
1813 W Owen K Garriott Rd
Enid, OK
 
Grissett- David W
(580) 233-5023
2411 Heritage Trl
Enid, OK
 
Allstate Auto Insurance
(888) 355-7971
7520 S Shields Blvd
Oklahoma City, OK
Description
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Phone Hours
SUN - SAT 12:00AM - 12:00AM

Jeff Eaton Insurance Agcy Inc - State Farm Insurance Agent
(580) 237-3403
324 North Van Buren Street
Enid, OK
 
Morgan- George Eugene - State Farm Insurance Agent
(580) 233-8500
502 South Cleveland Street
Enid, OK
 
Allstate Insurance - Rick Evans
(580) 234-7855
126 A North Oakwood
Enid, OK
 
Maximum Insurance
(580) 237-9200
723 W Randolph Suite 5
Enid, OK
 
Allstate Auto Insurance
(888) 355-7971
6656 Nw 39Th Exprswy
Bethany, OK
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Phone Hours
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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