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Car Insurance and Your Credit Score Juneau AK

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
8367 Old Dairy Rd #102
Juneau, AK
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Phone Hours
SUN - SAT 12:00AM - 12:00AM

State Farm Insurance Companies
(907) 586-2027
720 West Willoughby Avenue
Juneau, AK
 
New York Life Insurance CO
(907) 780-4814
5765 Glacier Highway
Juneau, AK
 
Allstate Auto Insurance
(888) 355-7971
6901 E Tudor Rd
Anchorage, AK
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Phone Hours
SUN - SAT 12:00AM - 12:00AM

Allstate - Stanley Tebow
(866) 602-9713
800 E Dimond Blvd Ste 3-300
Anchorage, AK
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Allstate Auto Insurance
(888) 355-7971
3090 Douglas Hwy
Juneau, AK
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Phone Hours
SUN - SAT 12:00AM - 12:00AM

Shattuck & Grammet Insurance
(907) 586-2414
301 Seward St
Juneau, AK
 
Beadle- Clifton F - State Farm Insurance Agent
(907) 789-3127
9110 Glacier Highway
Juneau, AK
 
Allstate Auto Insurance
(888) 355-7971
Dimond Ctr Fl 3RD
Anchorage, AK
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Phone Hours
SUN - SAT 12:00AM - 12:00AM

Allstate - Jim Ozimkoski
(866) 609-3866
59 College Rd Ste 205
Fairbanks, AK
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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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