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About Santiago Caicedo

Santiago Caicedo has been showing people for years how to save money on car insurance.

StreetSmarts Podcast #3 – Save 30% on Fuel Charges

Burn Your Gas Slower with Better Driving

The price of gas is out of our control. As much as we love to complain about the crazy cost of a gallon these days, there is nothing that you or I can do about it. We are at the mercy of the oil companies and the government – […]

By |July 15th, 2013|StreetSmarts|Comments Off on StreetSmarts Podcast #3 – Save 30% on Fuel Charges

StreetSmarts Podcast #2 – Comparison Shop to Save on Car Insurance

Shop Around to Save on Car Insurance Rates
Car insurance has to be one of the hardest checks to right each month. Sure you have to have it, but that doesn’t make it any more fun to pay for. What do you get for car insurance, anyway? All you get is the right to some money […]

By |July 8th, 2013|StreetSmarts|Comments Off on StreetSmarts Podcast #2 – Comparison Shop to Save on Car Insurance

StreetSmarts Podcast #1 – Scheduled Oil Changes Extend Engine Life

Spend a Little to Save Big on Your Vehicle Maintenance
Do you like spending money? I sure don’t. Money is becoming harder and harder to save these days, so anything I can do to hold onto a few more of my dollars is exactly what I’m going to do. While saving just a few dollars might […]

By |July 1st, 2013|StreetSmarts|Comments Off on StreetSmarts Podcast #1 – Scheduled Oil Changes Extend Engine Life

Comparing Geico Car Insurance? – Take a Look at their Umbrella Policy

The Eyes Have It

Let me confess something right off the bat: That Geico gecko with the giant, shiny eyes, tiny green shoulders and British accent freaks me out. I know this standing upright lizard isn’t real, but see, that’s what I find creepy. It’s mostly those big eyeballs, I think.

What is it with Geico […]

By |April 9th, 2012|Articles|Comments Off on Comparing Geico Car Insurance? – Take a Look at their Umbrella Policy

Lower Auto Insurance Quotes in Minutes

Every state requires car owners to have auto insurance. Some even cancel license tags if a policy isn’t renewed or replaced when it expires. But even if it wasn’t required, auto insurance is a smart buy, protecting your health, your property you’re your legal rights.

Shopping for cheaper auto insurance rates doesn’t have to be time […]

By |January 26th, 2012|Auto|Comments Off on Lower Auto Insurance Quotes in Minutes

Top 5 Reasons to Select a Car Insurance Company

Deciding on a car insurance company can sometimes be very frustrating because there are so many to choose from and so many reasons to choose. Television commercials don’t help the problem either because they all give such great reasons to choose their company without really defining why this makes them different. What you need to have to choose is a good idea of what is important to your situation and your future.

The following five reasons are not numbered because they are closely related and are of varying importance depending on your situation. […]

By |December 4th, 2011|Articles, Rates|Comments Off on Top 5 Reasons to Select a Car Insurance Company

Vital Tips for Auto Insurance Shopping Online

What is frustrating and scary for many people when buying auto insurance is the fear that they don’t know what they are getting. Fear of the unknown in this situation is extreme because not having the right coverage can make a tremendous difference when it comes to financial stability. This is why it is important to make sure that you are taking the right steps when buying auto insurance online. Some things to consider during this process are discussed below.

Remember, these steps are not necessarily to make sure that you are getting the right coverage for your situation, but instead that you are choosing the right company and situation overall. […]

By |December 4th, 2011|Rates|Comments Off on Vital Tips for Auto Insurance Shopping Online

Is Your New Car Going to Cost You in Auto Insurance?

When you don’t work in the field of auto insurance it can sometimes be very difficult to understand what makes your coverage so expensive. Many different variables will be considered by your auto insurance company, from your credit history to the distance you travel each day. Along with this criteria an auto insurance company will also consider the type of vehicle that you are intending on having insured. Different cars, specifically different types of cars, will cost more to insure than others, that’s why smart shoppers compare free online car insurance quotes first.

While considering this process you must remember that this is not an arbitrary reason in which an insurer decides that they like one type of car over another. Instead, there are statistics that support some cars getting into more accidents than others. In addition, it costs more money to repair some more expensive kinds of cars than other less expensive cars. So, what cars do cost you more money to insure? […]

By |December 4th, 2011|Articles, Rates|Comments Off on Is Your New Car Going to Cost You in Auto Insurance?

Do You Need a Car Insurance Agent?

The internet has changed the way we do many things in our lives and this doesn’t appear to be changing at any point in the near future. Car insurance has been affected by the internet about as much as any other business and this is being felt by car insurance agents. Much of what agents do was eliminated when the internet offered free auto insurance quotes online and the ability to file a claim online. However, agents can offer you some service that you may not get without an agent.

There is no clear answer to if you need a car insurance agent, but you may be able to decide after you read what is listed below. Here are a few things to consider about getting a car insurance agent. […]

By |December 4th, 2011|Rates|Comments Off on Do You Need a Car Insurance Agent?

How Teen Auto Insurance can Affect You and Your Policy

How Teen Auto Insurance can Affect You and Your Policy 

Few things in life will cause parents to stay awake more than the thought of a teenage driver getting behind the wheel for the first time.  The idea of their little baby on the road and making split-second decisions is sometimes too difficult to handle, but there are ways to make this better.  Educating your teenage driver on the requirements of your car insurance and the usual pitfalls of teen drivers can have a big impact on their driving safety.  Here are a some numbers to consider discussing with your teen driver. […]

By |September 7th, 2011|Teen Driving|0 Comments