Hi everyone. If the title didn’t give it away, today is my birthday. This twenty something is half way to thirty something. On February 4, 1985 at 9:02am central time, I was born. On February 4, 2010, I am excited to take advantage of the last birthday that comes with something new.
My car insurance, as a 24 year old guy, was about $125 per month. That is a lot of money. Even with good grade discounts and a good driving record, it is expensive to drive if you are a guy between 16 and 24. At twenty five, I am magically less likely to cause an accident. That means cheaper car insurance.
I ran through a quote program online last week and found that most insurance companies will lower my rate by over 30%. I will probably find something around $80 per month. That is a $45 per month, or $540 per year, in savings. That is a weekend vacation to the mountains in savings.
The only other perk of turning 25 is also car related. I can now easily find a rental car anywhere in the United States without paying extra fees for my age. Pretty sweet, huh?
What do I have to look forward to from here? Wrinkles? At least I know that many women think men look better with age. I am going for the Anderson Cooper or George Clooney look. Girls think they are attractive, right?
(P.S. I didn’t pick the Progressive girl from the ads for any particular reason. I just like her commercials better than the Gecko from Geico. I have a different insurance company.)