Insurance

Factors That Impact Homeowner’s Insurance Rates

Before you make an offer on a home, you should research your homeowners’ insurance costs on that specific home. Insurance costs can vary widely from home to home, based on location, age of the home, home size, condition and more. The Equifax Finance blog recently covered this topic in an article, “ What Factors Influence …

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How Can a Good Credit Score Save You Money?

Having good credit can benefit you in a variety of ways, so it’s important to begin establishing your credit early. However, good credit doesn’t happen overnight. Your credit score is based on a combination of factors, including your creditworthy habits and behaviors, and how long you’ve been exhibiting them. One of the primary benefits of …

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The Rising Costs of Homeowner’s Insurance

Given the drastic and severe weather that the majority of the country has seen over the past several years, most homeowners have likely felt the sting of rising insurance rates. Flood legislation has changed the flood zones, wildfires are springing up in increasingly drought-ridden areas and tornadoes are happening in more populated communities. However, severe …

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Seven Surprising Things your Insurance Policies Cover

Accidents happen. That’s why you have insurance. You’re probably familiar with the common calamities that are covered by standard policies. House catches fire? File a homeowners insurance claim. Get into a fender bender? Call your auto insurer. Visit the emergency room? Flash your health plan card. But what if your dog bites the mailman? A …

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