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why are there so many insurance commercials on tv?

why are there so many insurance commercials on tv?

Old 08-03-2011, 09:34 AM
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every commercial break has an insurance commercial in it I just counted three in the last break Now I know why our rates have gone up to pay for all these stupid commercials
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Old 08-03-2011, 09:38 AM
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My State Farm agent is my friendly helpful neighbor. He says people are really shopping around & switching insurance carriers. No more sticking with the company your parents sighed up with.
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Old 08-03-2011, 10:00 AM
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We have been with State Farm for years. We thought about switching a few years back, but according to SF, that is not a good idea. Something about switching companies could affect different things and if you didn't like the knew company, your old one didn't have to take you back. I wish I could remember exactly. Of course it may have just been the agent not wanting to lose a customer. And it worked, we are still with them and plan to stay. LOL!
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Old 08-03-2011, 10:27 AM
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probably because they are hurting in this economy.
i've seen commercials for things I haven't seen in a long time too.
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Old 08-03-2011, 11:00 AM
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i work for a major insurance company.....its a huge price war right now...drives me nuts!
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Old 08-03-2011, 11:39 AM
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I have to say I love the Allstate mayhem ones. That guy is a hoot.
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Old 08-03-2011, 11:48 AM
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Health insurance companies like Aetna and Humana are posting RECORD profits and have increased their dividends.
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Old 08-03-2011, 01:25 PM
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As a change from weight loss, image enhancing and men's "improvement" product ads! LOL
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Old 08-03-2011, 04:42 PM
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It part it depends on the stations you watch. The commercials are aimed at the audience.
Loved watching Nick Jr with my granddaughter - no commercials. Subject matter is another thing. ;)
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Old 08-03-2011, 05:03 PM
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we get our home and car insurance from a small local company.

No commercials.

Lowest rates around.


Think there is a connection? I do!!

I have to laugh when geico sends me a mailing saying I can save $500 on my car insurance - I say, what are you going to do, give it to me for free?
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