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Car Insurance and Your Credit Score Frankfort KY

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
800 E Main St
Frankfort, KY
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SUN - SAT 12:00AM - 12:00AM

Allstate Auto Insurance
(888) 355-7971
106 N Main St
Lawrenceburg, KY
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Harris- Brenda S - State Farm Insurance Agent
(502) 695-1799
114 Thompson Street
Frankfort, KY
 
Security Automobile Insurance
(502) 875-5090
695 East Main Street
Frankfort, KY
 
Hancock- Erika M
(502) 227-7777
410 Kings Daughters Dr
Frankfort, KY
 
Allstate Auto Insurance
(888) 355-7971
171 N Main St
Versailles, KY
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Hageman- James L
(502) 695-8888
700A Ridgeview Dr
Frankfort, KY
 
Shelter Insurance
(502) 352-2721
73 Centre Michael Davenport
Frankfort, KY
 
Ludwig Insurance Agy Inc
(502) 875-3464
8 Fountain Place
Frankfort, KY
 
Erika Hancock Ins Agcy Inc - State Farm Insurance Agent
(502) 227-7777
410 Kings Daughters Drive
Frankfort, KY
 

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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