You keep your car filled up with gas so you don’t get stranded on the side of the road. And,
your phone charged so your loved ones can reach you. But, what kind of safety measures do you
have in place for more extreme scenarios?
What if you lost everything you owned in a fire at your house or your apartment? What if your
car were stolen? These situations are scary, but your insurance can help you through them, and
much more, so long as you have the right coverage in place.
So, what’s right for you? Whether you’re starting out on your own or starting a family, these
tips can help you begin to understand the level of insurance you may need.
Consider What You Own – And What It’s All Worth
Could you imagine having to replace all of your personal belongings at once? What about having
to do so from memory and on your own dime? It would be both a difficult and a costly task. So,
make an inventory of your belongings and their value to minimize the former. And, be sure you
have enough insurance coverage, whether you rent or own a home, to minimize the latter. It’s
known as “personal property coverage,” and you want enough of it to replace all of your
belongings if it were to come to that.
Take Your Lifestyle Into Account
Drive an expensive car? Repairs are likely costly, so be sure your policy has physical
damage coverage. Own a home with a lot of custom features? Be sure your homeowners policy
takes them into account. The way you live can help you save, too. For example, if you take public
transportation to and from work even though you own a car, you may pay less for your
Talk to Your Independent Agent for Ease, Choice and Advice
As an independent agency, JVM Insurance offers a choice of carriers and options, plus
personalized advice to help make sense of it all. And, we make it easy by doing the research
and the work for you!
Remember, we’re here to help. Contact us today with your insurance questions and needs.