Here’s something odd. After getting my car last March, I had to pay my entire premium in installments, finally due in December. This year, I have to pay me entire premium due in March. According to their paperwork, this means that in the course of one year, I have to pay two years’ worth of premiums.
This doesn’t make sense and I’m hoping there’s something lost in the translation. I’ll give them a call tomorrow; they have Saturday hours. They better have for the amount they quoted me for my premium.
Yes, I had many points on my license, and I’m required until May to be in the “state pool” for car insurance. Having a car in New Jersey, especailly if you have mistakes in your past, can be prohibitively expensive.
In case you’re wondering, my premium this year is about $3,500.
Updated March 5, 2014 and originally published February 4, 2005. If you enjoyed this article, subscribe to the RSS feed or receive daily emails. Follow @ConsumerismComm on Twitter and visit our Facebook page for more updates.