A high credit score is not only important for consumers to get a good price on a mortgage; it's also a factor in how much they pay for homeowners insurance.

Those with poor credit pay 91% more than people with excellent credit, while those with median credit pay 29% more, according to InsuranceQuotes.com, a part of Bankrate Insurance. Quadrant Information Service conducted the study in July for InsuranceQuotes.com

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