Monthly Archives April 2012

Tips for Finding a Bi-Lingual Insurance Agent

Tips for Finding a Bi-Lingual Insurance AgentSure, you are bi-lingual; fluent in both English and Spanish, but there is just something familiar and comforting about doing business with someone who is bi-lingual as well. When it comes to a necessity and a monthly cost such as insurance, it is important that you are choosing your company and agent wisely as not all insurance agents are created equal.  There are great resources out on the web today such as the Latin American Agents Association whose membership is made up of the top bilingual insurance agents in the country. Their website (http://latinagents.com) has a tool where you can input your zip code and it will list local agents. Another great way to locate bi-lingual agents is through the free quoting tool at Espanol Seguros (http://espanolseguros...

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Tips for finding cheap auto insurance in Florida

Florida is a state that mandates insurance for all cars on the road, whether it is a commercial vehicle, state vehicle, personal vehicle or antique vehicle. Most drivers when shopping for insurance are interested in paying the least amount, but before buying a policy, do your research. There are great resources available for consumers to research, including the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation and Better Business Bureau.

Florida has over 200 insurance companies to find affordable insurance from, ranging from the large national insurance carriers to local Florida companies. Here are the steps to follow when shopping for a cheap insurance policy in the Sunshine State:

Getting low cost insurance in Florida:

  1. Be Prepared:  What level coverage are you going to need in order to protect yo...
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Tips for insuring a young driver on your policy

Tips for insuring a young driver on your policyEvery parent has a horror story of when their child started to drive, whether it is them driving too close to the center line, getting into a fender bender or being pulled over for speeding. There are also the horror stories of when parents add their young driver to their auto insurance policy. A young driver on a policy often times will double and in some cases triple monthly payments. The reason is very simple, young drivers are more of a risk due to their lack of experience on the road. As time goes on and the driver is on the road for more and more time, the rates will come down but in the meantime there are a few things you can do as a parent to make sure you are keeping the rate of your Hispanic insurance as low as possible.

Adding a young driver to the insurance policy:

  1. Shop your ...
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Dealing with an auto insurance claim

auto insurance claimGetting into a car or auto accident is always a nightmare, whether it’s a small fender bender on the way to work or a bad wreck that puts you in the hospital. With the stress and trauma of dealing with the accident itself, the last thing you want to worry about is a poor experience with your auto insurance company to fix the damage. There are a few small steps that you can take to make the process easier along the way.

Steps to follow after a car accident:

  1. Call the police after the accident and ensure they fill out an accident report.
  2. Keep a camera in your car to take pictures of any damage to give to your insurance company.
  3. Make sure to take down the other operators name, address, phone number and insurance information...
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