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WHAT WE'RE READINGWhy You May Be Paying Too Much for Your Car Insurance
According to state regulators, premiums, or the regular amounts customers pay for their insurance, should be based on risk, or how likely it is that a customer will be in an accident and file a claim, plus a little extra (private insurers are for-profit businesses, after all). So, the higher the perceived risk, the higher the premium and vice versa, right?
Maybe not. The article "Why You May Be Paying Too Much for Your Car Insurance" (Consumer Reports, February 25, 2020) takes a deep dive into the highly secretive world of auto insurance pricing and the challenges of regulators charged with protecting consumers from discriminatory practices.