Tag Archives: Credit

Credit reports, car insurance, and points for buying a car

About a week ago, I posted about a concerning disclosure included in our car insurance that indicated our rate not the best that could be offered due to credit factors. Since then, the car bug bit, we’re buying a new car, and I thought I’d share the additional information I’ve learned about how credit is […]

Come on Flo!?!? A small warning about churning and car insurance

“We did not give you our lowest premium due, in part, to information contained in your credit history.” When my auto insurance rates went up by ~26% on my latest 6 month renewal, my first instinct was to shop around. After getting a few quotes that were (unsurprisingly) no better, I stopped and decided to […]