Car Insurance 101

GradGuard™ aims to make buying auto insurance easy and less expensive for college students and young adults. We created Car Insurance 101 to serve the unique needs of college students and answer your questions to help you get the coverage you need at a price you can afford.

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Intro to Car Insurance for College Students

Car Insurance 101: What it is, what it does, and why you need it

Car insurance can be a lifesaver. Your insurance can cover what you need to get back on the road, whether that’s a new car part or medical payments to get you back to healthy. Don’t just take our word for it - car insurance is so important it’s required in some form in all states.

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Car Insurance 102: Types of Car Insurance and Minimums

When choosing car insurance in college, you’ll want to consider how often you’ll be driving and what you have to protect. This can include the money you’ve saved for college and the money you’ll earn after college, so choose your limits accordingly.

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Car Insurance 103: Where should college students get car insurance?

The good news for college students who are shopping for car insurance is that there are many ways to get coverage! You’ve probably been inundated with car insurance ads – any time you drive by billboards, listen to the radio, turn on the TV, watch a YouTube video – there they are, geckos, Neanderthals, ducks, all trying to sell you insurance. You have many options.

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Choosing Your Car Insurance Coverage for College

Car Insurance 201: Choosing Coverage for College – How much?

Great job! You’ve completed the 100-level courses and now you know what car insurance is all about. With this foundation, you’re ready to learn more about choosing car insurance for college.

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Car Insurance 202: Choosing Coverage for College: What to Know When Staying on You Parent's Insurance Plan

If your parents are willing to keep you on their policy, you’re in luck! It is much more expensive for young drivers to take out their own policies, so remaining on your parent’s policy is the preferred way to get car insurance for college.

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Car Insurance 203: Choosing Coverage for College: What to Know When Purchasing Your Own Insurance Plan

If staying on your parent’s car insurance policy while you’re in college is not an option, you’ll need to buy your own policy.

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Saving on Car Insurance for College

Car Insurance 301: Saving on Insurance

Insurance is important, but it’s also important for college students to save money! There are many ways students can save money when choosing car insurance for college.

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