Tag: Renters Insurance Rocky River

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...

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...

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...

Tips to Protect Your Child at College

Sending your child to college can bring on the tears (and fears) for some parents. But getting a call that your child’s possessions were stolen or unexpectedly damaged beyond repair will really make you cry. You can avoid this problem by making sure your college student is properly insured against these risks. For about $179 a year (that’s the average cost of renters insurance in Ohio, according to the Ohio Insurance...

Why Do So Many Renters Go Without Insurance?

In May 2012, a survey conducted by the Insurance Information Institute revealed that while most homeowners carry insurance coverage, only 31 percent of renters buy renters insurance. Most alarming in this report, renters outnumber homeowners in some of the United States’ largest cities. Renters insurance provides protection against loss of your possessions when you rent a house or apartment. A renters policy covers losses caused by fire, lightning,...