Category: Renters Insurance 2

Want a Safer Home? Consider These Inexpensive Fixes

You Don’t Have to Be Handy to Make Your Home More Livable Home improvement: It’s a never-ending process for many people, and for those of us who aren’t necessarily handy, it can be a hassle, too. But there are plenty of simple maintenance tasks and other improvements you can handle to make your home safer - whether you’re handy or not. And you won’t have...

3 Common Insurance Misconceptions

How to Avoid Surprises From Your Insurance   When it comes to insurance, there are many misconceptions floating around—too many to cover in this short article. Here are three in particular that could put you at serious financial risk: Misconception 1: “I have an umbrella policy, so I’m covered for everything.” False. Though the intent of a personal umbrella policy is to provide an additional layer of...

10 Tips for More Secure Apartment Living

Smart Strategies to Help You Avoid an Apartment Burglary You may not own your home. But, you still want to feel safe in it. So, what can you as a renter do to make your place more secure? Quite a bit actually. With little more investment than a few minutes of your time, in most cases, these tips may help you reduce the risk of...

How Much Does Home Insurance Cost?

6 Factors That May Impact Your Homeowners Insurance Rates This post is part of a series of insurance blogs on Safeco.com showcasing the expertise of independent insurance agents and aimed at helping you understand important insurance coverages and issues. A 2010 oceanfront home in Florida and a 1910 farmhouse in Ohio – they need different insurance coverage, so they’re going to have different insurance costs....

College Students and Insurance: A Primer for Parents

The Typical College Student’s Insurance Needs This post is part of a series of insurance blogs on Safeco.com showcasing the expertise of independent insurance agents and aimed at helping you understand important insurance coverages and issues. It’s an exciting and emotional time when a child – err, young adult – heads off to college. And, for many parents, a confusing time in regards to car...