Can Peer to peer insurance startups really insure a home for $35?

peer to peer insurance P2P

P2P companies are beginning to cause a disruption in an industry worth over a trillion dollars. New peer to peer insurance startup strategies that had never earned much notice are starting to become disruptive to the industry. Among those new insurers is Lemonade, a peer to peer lender. It recently obtained its New York state license as an insurance carrier. Lemonade will be selling exceptionally inexpensive homeowners and renters insurance. The intention of the new Lemonade peer to peer insurance company is to sell policies for well below the standard…

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Renters insurance options that are available when a home is leased

Renters Insurance

What tenants should know about protecting their possessions. Renters insurance is one of the only ways that tenants can protect themselves against the destruction or loss of their possessions while renting an apartment or house. The NAIC says that a tenant’s contents aren’t protected by a landlord’s coverage. One of the most common misconceptions about coverage, says the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC), is that the belongings of tenants, contained in the rental property, are covered by the policy of the landlord. Many people think that renters insurance is…

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What type of insurance coverage should a college student consider?

If your child is already in college, or will be headed there within the next few months or years, then you may want to begin thinking about the different types of insurance coverage that may be important for him or her during this first time away from home. The odds are that he or she will remain free if incident throughout the entire time at college, but just in case some of those close calls go awry, it is best to be protected. The following are some of the types…

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Smart renters purchase insurance coverage

Last year came with a wide range of tremendous disasters ranging from extreme weather to tornadoes, which brought the importance of insurance coverage to the attention of many renters who didn’t think that they needed this protection. Unfortunately, all too many renters discovered that they were wrong when they assumed that their landlords’ policies would cover them, as well. The reality, though, is that the landlords’ policies extend only to the protection of the building itself, and not the contents of the units. Renters’ insurance, also known as contents insurance,…

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Fascinating things you should know about renters’ insurance

Experts in the industry say that although moving day can be a very complex time and there are already a number of things that a renter has to remember, renters’ insurance should also be considered to be one of those vital elements on the moving day checklist. While some landlords require that their tenants have a policy, others leave it up to the individual renters. It helps to protect renters from damage, theft, or destruction of their valuable and personal items in the case of a break-in, fire, or other…

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