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What your home insurance covers

Buying and owning a home is quite an undertaking. Your home could be the largest asset you will ever own. And while you may know what your homeowners insurance policy covers in a broad sense, there may [...]

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  • Best homeowners insurance in Washington, D.C. of 2021

    The current rate of home ownership in Washington D.C. is 41.6%, well below the national average of 65.8%. The cost of homeowners insurance in Washington, D.C. is also lower than what is found across the [...]

    5 min read Apr 12, 2021
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  • What happens to your debt after you die?

    Death signifies the end for most earthly connections but not quite so for debt. If you owe money and leave it unpaid while you are alive, it will continue to snowball and need to be taken care of even [...]

    5 min read Apr 12, 2021
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  • Whole life insurance

    Life insurance is one of the many types of coverages you may need throughout your life, such as renters, homeowners and car insurance. However, it is often one of the harder types of insurance to understand [...]

    4 min read Apr 12, 2021
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  • Colonial Penn Life Insurance Review 2021

    Colonial Penn has been in the life insurance business for more than six decades. The provider offers life insurance policies in 49 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. [...]

    7 min read Apr 12, 2021
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  • Best homeowners insurance in New Mexico 2021

    New Mexico has a climate with few extreme weather risks, but having homeowners insurance is still important for many people. The average cost of homeowners insurance in New Mexico is $1,545 per year for [...]

    4 min read Apr 12, 2021
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  • Ohio DUI

    Your driving history is one of the biggest factors considered when determining the cost of your auto insurance premium. Having a driving under the influence/while intoxicated (DUI/DWI) on your record can [...]

    3 min read Apr 12, 2021
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  • Penalties for driving without insurance in Connecticut

    To drive legally in Connecticut, you’ll need an active car insurance policy. The state of Connecticut has relatively severe penalties for driving without insurance, so it’s important to make sure you [...]

    4 min read Apr 12, 2021
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  • Progressive Snapshot Review

    Progressive Snapshot uses the technology of telematics to look at real-time feedback on your driving abilities. Safe driving can save you money on your insurance premiums — but sloppy driving habits [...]

    6 min read Apr 12, 2021
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  • Illinois DUI

    Driving history is one factor insurance companies use to determine your insurance rates. Things like speeding tickets and accidents may result in higher rates. If you have a DUI conviction on your record, [...]

    5 min read Apr 12, 2021
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