Archives: October 2015

Is Your Child's 'Stuff' Covered in the Dorm?

Is Your Child's 'Stuff' Covered in the Dorm? Your child is leaving the nest. The car is packed to the hilt and pointed toward campus. Among your concerns about tuition, courses, and when you will see your child next, have you considered the contents of your car? Will your student's belongings be insured in his or her dorm? While the contents of a dorm room...

How To Protect Your Stuff While in Storage

How to Protect Your Possessions While They're in Storage Have stuff you need to store? You're not alone. According to the Self Storage Association, 10% of American households currently rent some type of storage unit. And many of them overlook a very important factor in storing their possessions. Insurance. Here are some important questions to ask: Does the storage facility offer coverage? Most do offer...

What is an Insurance "Floater"?

Do You Need a Policy to Insure Your Special 'Floater'? Are you a musician? Do you collect art? Is your jewelry of the diamond and pearl variety? If so, you might consider a floater policy to protect your prized electric guitar or great-grandmother's earrings. Often there are limits to your homeowners insurance policy that will make the coverage insufficient for these types of items. They...