LANSING, MI – August 9, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — The Office of Financial and Insurance Regulation (OFIR) announced today that it has released radio public service announcements (PSAs) aimed at helping Michigan consumers shop around for more affordable automobile and homeowners insurance rates. The PSAs, which can be heard on radio stations throughout the state, advise Michigan drivers and homeowners to use OFIR resources to help them stretch their insurance dollar.
Consumers can call the agency’s toll-free consumer hotline at 877-999-6442 or visit them online at www.michigan.gov/ofir. OFIR has tips on how to shop around for lower premiums and can make sure drivers and homeowners are aware of every discount available.
“Insurance premiums can vary greatly between companies and different types of coverages, so it’s important for Michigan consumers to use every tool they can before they spend their hard earned money,” OFIR Commissioner Kevin Clinton said.
To listen or download the radio PSAs, visit:
OFIR’s website, www.michigan.gov/ofir, has many helpful resources for consumers to use before they shop around for auto or homeowners insurance. There, consumers can find interactive buyers’ guides, complaint ratios and other publications and information on purchasing insurance. Consumers can also search for licensed insurance companies, agencies and agents.
For OFIR’s resources on auto insurance, visit: http://www.michigan.gov/lara/0,1607,7-154-10555_13222_13224-66774–,00.html
For OFIR’s resources on homeowners insurance, visit: http://www.michigan.gov/lara/0,1607,7-154-10555_13222_13224-52521–,00.html