Well, you’ve got this insurance policy to protect your home – and your bank account – in case a disaster happens. The thing is, there are a lot of different terms and vocab words in there that are confusing. Some of them are even attached to numbers – yikes. We’re going to explain three different insurance numbers you need to know about when dealing with your home insurance.
Things happen. Sometimes we accidentally forget to pay the car insurance bill. We might have a tough month financially and just not be able to cover the bill. Whatever the reason is, the car insurance bill didn’t get paid and your auto insurance has lapsed. The question you’ve got now is what do I do if my car insurance lapses? What could happen? We’ll explain what you need to do and what the potential consequences could be.
The adage “success comes at a price” is particularly poignant when it affects a company AND its customers. Rising to the pinnacle of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) list of top insurance companies in the U.S.*, State Farm Insurance assures its customers that they are “more than just a policy number.” Unfortunately, in the face of a growing trend in costly car accidents and several wildly disastrous natural events such as hurricanes and wildfires in 2017, those policy numbers will likely see a hefty rate hike in 2018.
Everyone wants cheaper insurance for their home that provides the best coverage.
How does an insurance company calculate your homeowner’s insurance rates? What makes one house more expensive to insure than another? The answer may surprise you. Here are some of the things that are used to figure out your homeowner premium.
Home insurance deductibles give you some freedom in selecting the amount you’ll pay on your insurance plan. Deductibles are what you’ll pay first before your insurance kicks in when you file a claim. For example, if your roof needs replacing and the procedure is covered by your homeowners policy, you’ll pay your deductible first and the insurance carrier can cover the rest of the costs. What’s important to know is that your deductible is often a flexible component of your plan.