How do I buy car insurance?

I just moved out of my childhood home in Jersey to start my own life in Los Angeles. I brought my Subaru with me. I was on my parents’ insurance plan before, but since I changed my address, I was notified that I can no longer be. What’s the best way to get my own car insurance?

“Congrats on starting a new chapter of your life! Los Angeles is an exciting place to live and has the best tacos (in my humble opinion).
Buying car insurance may seem intimidating, but it’ll be quick and easy if you follow these four simple steps:
  • Step 1: Choose the coverage that’s right for you. Coverage needs vary from person to person. Each state has different coverage requirements, as well. To determine the type of coverage that suits you best, you can do some research or contact your insurance agent for help.
  • Step 2: Gather the required documentation. Keep your driver’s license, vehicle registration, and other personal information close by when buying car insurance, since you’ll need this information to get accurate quotes and purchase a policy.
  • Step 3: Get at least three quotes. Each insurance company calculates its prices differently, so collecting quotes from several companies will ensure you’re getting the best bang for your buck. Make it easy on yourself with an insurance comparison tool like Jerry. Jerry will gather quotes from over 50 top insurance companies in seconds for free!
  • Step 4: Pick a company and get insured. Price may be the biggest guiding factor in your car insurance search, but remember to evaluate a company’s coverage options, available discounts, and customer reviews, too.”
Liz Jenson
Answered on Oct 12, 2021

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