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Facts, figures, and features on a wide range of insurance topics

Renters insurance and roommates

Will Renters Insurance Cover Roommates?

You've heard you should have renters insurance, but if you get a policy, will it cover your roommate? The quick answer is: usually no, but, sometimes it can.

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Common Questions About Renters Insurance

If you're a renter, but don't have insurance, you should think about getting a policy right away. Here are a few questions you might have about renters insurance:

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Tips For Saving Space In An Apartment

In most cities, rent unfortunately does not reflect the size of the apartment, but the location. For that reason, many renters need to utilize their space more efficiently than home owners to make the most out of their tiny place. With the additional expense of city living and renters insurance, it pays to maximize what space you have space in your apartment.

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State Specific Auto Insurance Tips

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Cutting down on rent

Cutting Down On Rent

Searching for an apartment, much like buying a home, can be a stressful prospect if you don't plan carefully. Starting your search early can ensure you have plenty of places to choose from and save you some money in the process. But with so many people trying to find new places during the summer, you will have to be creative to find a cheaper place, as some of the more affordable ones may already be off the market. Here are a few ways you can cut back on the cost of your apartment:

College students and renters insurance

Do College Students Need Renters Insurance?

While a student's possessions are covered at home under their parents' homeowners insurance policy, it can be a different story when they are away at college. it's a good idea to look into a personal renters insurance policy while away at school. Here are a few things a typical policy does cover and can offer students.

Renters are underprepared

Most Renters Are Underprepared

According to a recent report by Nationwide, most renters are underprepared when it comes to protecting their belongings with a renters insurance policy. The data found that 56 percent of renters did not have a policy. Furthermore, 75 percent of those uninsured were unaware of how affordable a policy can be.