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Earthquakes and Insurance

Earthquakes and Insurance

The world was shaken pretty badly earlier this month when two powerful earthquakes rocked Italy and Myanmar, just hours apart. According to geophysicists, the two unfortunate events were not related, as they are located along different faults in different parts of the world. They just happened to occur on the same day. The natural disasters […]

Gadgets for the Modern Dorm

Gadgets for the Modern Dorm

Today’s latest tech can help college students ease the pain of cramped quarters and noisy roommates  by cleaning their rooms, playing their tunes, and even protecting their valuables. These days, no self-respecting college student would conceive of arriving on campus without a backpack full of all the latest tech gadgets. Smartphone? Check. Laptop? Check. Tablet? […]

Avoiding Insurance Gaps

Avoiding Insurance Gaps

Over the last decade, the number of tenants with renters insurance has grown to approximately 40%. Renters should exercise caution to avoid being uninsured for a potential risk. In these instances, it might be a good idea to spend more for additional coverage. Floods, earthquakes and sinkholes Renters policies cover many perils including fire, lightning, […]

Home security for renters

Home security for renters

A study released by the Consumer Electronics Association shows that only 12 percent of renters have a security system. This statistic gets even scarier when you consider that renters are 85 percent more likely to experience a home burglary than homeowners. When you own the place, it’s easy to install a security system, but renting […]

How to avoid a rent increase

How to avoid a rent increase

Landlords  love keeping good tenants and avoiding the time, hassle and expense of finding new ones. But they have bills to pay, too, and investors to please. As a result, rents go up. It’s an inevitable fact of life. For you, the renter, we’ve compiled a list of tips that could help you maintain your […]