After a recent (rather expensive) trip to the vet, I began to wonder if pet insurance would be a cost-effective way to get my pets the care they need. Is pet insurance worth the money? Let’s take a closer look to find out!
Count home insurance premiums among the few necessities declining in price as 2014 begins. It’s true: The average 12-month premium in the U.S. at the end of 2013 fell to $822, according to the HomeInsurance.com Rate Report. That average was about $900 at the close of 2012, about 9.5% higher.
What’s going on with home insurance premiums is that they’re going down. Nationally, the average 12-month premium at the end of the third quarter of 2013 dropped to about $848, according to the HomeInsurance.com Rate Report. That was down about 6% from the end of the first quarter. Average annual premiums have fallen every month since March.
Owning a car does a number on your wallet, it is a fact of life. The car itself was several thousand and took years to pay off. On top of that you are spending well over $100 to fill up your tank each month. Need a repair? That will be another $400 or so. And then you’ve got your insurance, which is another $150+ every month. That all adds up to a huge expense. Sure, cutting down on driving will save you a little each month, but in order to save big you need to take a look at your car insurance.
When purchasing or refinancing a home for the first time, you’ll probably be wondering about title insurance. It is an important part of the process which you may not fully understand. You may ask yourself: What is a title company and how will their services help me? Well, we have a few answers for you.
Buying a home is a major investment with a decades-long commitment that affects every aspect of your life, from lifestyle, to employment, to weekend chores. In June, 495,000 homes were sold, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Just as you would buy a warranty for a television or protective gear for that new camera, there are vital steps to protect your home financially and physically.
If you’re like me, you hate paying for stuff that you don’t use regularly. But insurance is one of those things that I’m willing to grit my teeth and write a check for because it’s a crazy world out there. Here are a few things you should know about auto insurance policies and a few tips that could save you a few bucks every month on your coverage.
When purchasing a home, you might be wondering about what insurances you’ll need to obtain. There are four different types of insurance that you should know about while going through real estate transactions. Read on to see which types of insurance you should know about.
The American Medical Association voted last month to officially consider obesity a disease. Hoping to encourage healthy lifestyle changes and a new mindset in regards to the widespread American epidemic, this decision could eventually change how our health care system handles the overweight population.
Whether you know it or not, when you refinance or purchase a new home, one of the steps is to obtain a title insurance policy.