Insurance

The Documents You Need: Insurance Policies

If you followed my advice from a couple months ago, then you already have your life insurance, auto insurance, health insurance, and homeowner’s or renter’s insurance policies in place. If you don’t, get them now. Use a company like Netquote to arrange your policies. Once they’re in place, you need to keep them somewhere they can be easily accessed during an emergency. Auto Insurance Keep a your auto insurance card in your car or your wallet. Each…
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Why You Need Renter’s Insurance

Most of my friends who rent don’t have renter’s insurance, for one of three mistaken reasons: They think it’s too expensive They think their landlord’s policy covers them They think their stuff isn’t worth much. If you rent, then you do need a renter’s policy. It’s actually very affordable – it’s usually less than $20 a month. $12 a month is the national average. I pay $20 where…
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Should You Choose Your Payment for Auto Insurance?

Recently Progressive Insurance has taken a tactic from Priceline and offered customers the option to “Name Your Price” for auto insurance. Now, it’s one thing to name your price for a hotel or an airline ticket, neither of which really make a huge difference in your life, but naming your own price for auto insurance could be a gamble with your financial future. Advantages of Naming Your Price…
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Eight Questions to Ask Before Updating Your Life Insurance

As you go through the rest of your year-end financial wrap-up, it’s also a good time to take a look at your life insurance policy. Most people buy a 10 or 20-year term life insurance policy and then just forget about it, but you could be under-insured if your life has changed since you bought the policy. When to Adjust Your Life Insurance If you bought your life insurance more…
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