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Hawaii is the worst state for insurance discounts

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COMMorning rush hour traffic near the H-1 westbound offramp at Vineyard Boulevard.
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    Morning rush hour traffic near the H-1 westbound offramp at Vineyard Boulevard.

The average $116 discount Hawaii consumers receive for buying car and home insurance from the same company is the lowest in the nation, according to insuranceQuotes.com.

A study by the online company and Quadrant Information Services found the national average savings to be $270 a year, a 15 percent discount.

However, states where consumers are offered the highest average savings are Louisiana, at $505, Oklahoma, at $468, Texas, at $435, Mississippi, at $422 and No. 5, Missouri, at $366.

"Consolidating your insurance policies with a single company is one of the easiest ways to save money," said Laura Adams, senior analyst at insuranceQuotes.com, in a statement. "The differences between states can be attributed to competitive and regulatory factors," she said.

The full list of discount data for all 50 states and Washington, D.C., is online.

http://www.insurancequotes.com/home/bundling-insurance

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