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Do You Need Renters Insurance?

Do you rent? Then you need this. Living without it is like playing... with fire.

When you own your house, homeowners insurance covers everything inside — your computers, phones, jewelry and furniture. But what if you rent? Renters insurance is an affordable way to insure your stuff — and that you’ll have a place to live if your apartment is damaged by fire or weather.

Will Your Car Insurance Come Through After An Accident? Lessons Learned From A Total Loss

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Last fall, an errant driver broadsided my Ford Escape, trapping me inside until firefighters cut the car apart with the jaws of life. This is what I learned about the hassles and — even though I had car insurance — the significant costs of being in an accident.

Renter’s Insurance: When You Need It, How To Get It

Just because you don't own a home doesn't mean you don't need insurance: Renter's insurance covers your belongings in the event of a fire, disaster, or burglary.

Just because you don’t own a home doesn’t mean you don’t need insurance: Renter’s insurance covers your belongings in the event of a fire, disaster, or burglary.

The Best Car Insurance Companies For Young Adults

Find the best rates on auto insurance.

Car insurance rates vary widely, especially for young drivers. A look at the best car insurance for young adults and the pros and cons of top auto insurance companies.

The Beginner’s Guide To Health Savings Accounts (HSAs)

How health savings accounts work.

What is an HSA? How do health savings accounts work? Who’s eligible? Eliminate your confusion about using HSAs with your health insurance plan.

How To Buy Life Insurance Online

Buying life insurance online is a multi-step process; here's how to get started.

Term life insurance can protect your family in the event of your death. The great news is that it’s very affordable while you are still young and healthy. If you have anyone that depends on your income then you need life insurance. Even if you don’t have a family now, if you plan on having one in the future you can save money by getting life insurance now, rather than waiting.

What Obamacare Means for 20-somethings

For 20somethings looking for health insurance, Obamacare may make finding a plan easier, if not cheaper.

The Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) is already changing much about how we buy health insurance and the coverage it provides. But whether you currently have insurance or not, what does Obamacare mean for you?

How to Buy Your Own Health Insurance Online

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Beginning October 1, 2013, every American can buy health insurance through the new health insurance marketplace. Even today, it’s easier than you think to buy health insurance online or by working with a local agent. Here’s how.

6 Ways to Reduce Your Car Insurance Rates After an Accident

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You swerved for a skunk and wrecked your ride; now your car insurance is going to double, right? Not necessarily. With the right insurer — or some clever maneuvering — you can still save money on car insurance after an accident.

How People in Their 20s and 30s Can Save a Fortune on Life Insurance

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You might love your insurance agent, but that doesn’t mean she has your best interests at heart. Understand that some agents can only sell you the life insurance their company offers.