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Basic Coverage of Homeowner Insurance Policies
The insurance policy is a package that includes more than 1 type of insurance in a policy. There are 4 types of coverage contained in the home insurance policy.
Dwelling and Personal Property
In this article, Dwelling and Personal Property Damage will be explained:
Property damage coverage will help pay for any damage to your dwelling or personal property. Other parts of your home, such as a detached garage, a shed, or any other building on your property are usually covered for about 10% of the amount of coverage on your home.
Personal property coverage pays for your personal property, which includes your furniture, clothing, and other personal property.
The amount of that insurance coverage is about 50% of the policy limit on your home. This type of coverage is also limited by the type of loss specifically listed in your policy.
The coverage usually only pays the current cash value of the item damaged or destroyed, unless you actually purchased replacement cost coverage.
Your home insurance policy also includes off-premises coverage. What this means is that the policy covers your personal belongings against theft even when they are not in your dwelling.
Your insurance company will reimburse you for the cost of replacing your suitcase and whatever its content is if it were lost or stolen when you were away on vacation, but only for replacing them with the personal property of the same kind and quality.
Copyright 2005 Fern Kuhn, RN
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What You Need to Know About Auto Insurance
Let's be realistic, everyone needs to have auto insurance. Aside from the fact that almost every state requires it, it is only logical for a driver to see that his vehicle is properly insured.
Types of Auto Insurance Coverage Explained
A question you might ask yourself is: why must we carry auto insurance? Hopefully one answer you should hear is to protect yourself and your car. For those same reasons the government also requires you to have car insurance.
Life Insurance Settlement
A new financial tool is now available for senior citizens. Life Insurance Settlements are quickly becoming a way for seniors to receive money from an under performing or costly life insurance policy.
Understanding How Your Credit History May Affect Your Car Insurance Coverage
Many personal auto insurance companies consider your credit information when determining how much premium to charge for your insurance. So if you are calling around for new insurance, keep in mind that many insurers are looking at your credit history.
Family Health Insurance Plans - How to Find The Best Provider Online
Family health insurance plans typically need to offer more coverage than plans for an individual. Regular check-ups and occasional emergencies need to be covered, especially if you have children.
State Farm Auto Insurance - Heres A Few Factors That Determine Your Rate
There are many factors that affect the insurance rate you receive from State Farm Auto Insurance. Various types of coverage are available depending on the price of the vehicle you buy.
Homeowners Insurance Coverage
When deciding on the appropriate amount of homeowner's insurance coverage you must first determine the projected replacement cost of your home. Then you must choose the coverage amount that suits your needs best.
Tips On How To Save When Buying Car Insurance
If you want to save money when you purchase your car insurance here are a few ways that can help you as you search for auto insurance.First thing you can do is comparison shop.
Auto Owners Insurance - Do You Really Need It?
If you think you don't have any need for auto owners insurance, just consider the answer to this question. How would you manage to pay the medical bills of someone who gets hurt in an accident when you are at fault? If you do not have an unending supply of money, then you definitely need auto owners insurance.
How to Reduce Car Insurance Premiums
Here are some useful tips on how to reduce car insurance premiums. Firstly, you need to find a sense of balance between coverage and cost.
Keys To Controlling The Future of Health Care
Several key changes are necessary to get control of the costs associated with the run away health care system in the United States.Here are just a few suggestions:1) Cost information about medical procedures and cost comparisons to alternative treatments need to be more easily available so that consumers can make better educated health care choices.
California Catering Truck Insurance
Catering truck insuranceNot many agents/brokers write catering truck insurance as they don't have a contract with companies that will write that type of coverage. There's a certain type of knowledge needed to write the risk with catering truck insurance properly.
Disability Insurance For The Long Term
Disability insurance covers you for an extended period of time. Should you be injured or take ill and as a result be unable to perform the duties of your employment, you will be covered under short term disability, then long term disability insurance will cover you.
Who Else Wants to Understand Travel Insurance Policy Language?
Aren't all travel insurance plans basically the same?No. When you read travel insurance policy language, remember that as with any legal document, the definition of the terms is what governs the working of the policy (including payment of the claim).
Health Savings Accounts (HSA): Do I Still Submit My Bills to Insurance When Using HSA Money?
The Health Savings Account (HSA) is becoming well-known as an incredible tool to reduce health insurance premuims and still provide good security for healthcare emergencies.This article is about submitting your medical bills while you are still under your insurance deductible, and what to consider before doing that.
An Intro To Life Insurance
There are many options available for life insurance, and for most people these options can be somewhat confusing. Below is a brief review of each type and some advantages and disadvantages of each.
Choosing Buy-To-Let Property Insurance
Risk is an area often overlooked by landlords, but failing to protect the main assets of your business, which often have borrowings secured against them could lead to ruin.Landlords often fail to understand the types of insurance risks that they are exposed to and are unaware that insurance coverage for buy-to-let investments is very different to the standard household insurance policies that cover owner-occupied dwellings.
Everyone Wants The Cheapest Automobile Insurance Quote
When you are looking for an automobile insurance quote, the first thing you usually do is pick up the phone and start calling the various insurance companies in your local area. Then you have to wait for them to call you back with a quote, which quite often is very similar to what you are already paying.
Life Insurance Fears Post the London Bombings Tragedy
Following on from the tube train and bus bomb attacks in London there was a move from several UK insurance companies to reassure victims that claims would be processed "quickly and sympathetically". This need for reassurance came in light of concerns that many victims of the blasts would not be covered by their existing health and life insurance cover.
If You Rent A Home, Protect It By Buying Renters Insurance
Renters insurance is often overlooked by people who are renting their house or apartment. Many people don't realize that their landlord's insurance only covers the building that you live, there in no coverage for your personal belongs.
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