News Release

New Jersey Department of
Banking and Insurance
Commissioner Holly C. Bakke

For Immediate Release: March 2, 2004

For Further Information::    Bill Heine - (609) 292-5064

PRESS ADVISORY
** March 4 **

BANKING AND INSURANCE COMMISSIONER LAUNCHES AUTO INSURANCE PURCHASING PLANNER
"A TOOL FOR CONSUMERS"


Commissioner Holly C. Bakke will launch the Web-based Auto Insurance Purchasing Planner - consumer shopping tool.

TRENTON - Banking and Insurance Commissioner Holly C. Bakke will demonstrate the Auto Insurance Purchasing Planner on Thursday. This Internet-based program will help New Jersey drivers understand the insurance coverage they need and how much they want to pay for that coverage.

The Purchasing Planner will be posted on the Departmentís Web site immediately following the demonstration.


WHEN: THURSDAY, MARCH 4
TIME: 1 P.M.
WHERE: DEPARTMENT OF BANKING AND INSURANCE
20 WEST STATE STREET
(5th floor Training Center)