Are You Covered?

November 20, 2008

I don’t like to focus too much on that bad things that might happen, but when something does, it’s nice to know I am well protected at least financially. Purchasing homeowners insurance is something that most of us do when we are escrow to buy a home and then forget about it. We automatically renew year after year without checking to see what we are really paying for.
United Policy Holders is a non-profit consumer advocacy group (headed by Client In the Know Amy Bach, as a matter of fact) that would encourage you to take a close look at your coverage at least annually. Many homeowners are underinsured and find out when disaster strikes that they don’t have essential or enough coverages. has information about all kinds of insurance – healthcare and auto as well as homeowner. For specific information about earthquake insurance, which is something many of you have asked me about over the years, check out this publication:

As always, I’d love to hear what you think of this resource.