Looking for Insurance?

Insurance is a crucial aspect of financial planning. Cheapest isn't always the best in this field, so do your research to find which plans are right for you and your family.


Key Points

  • The Insurance Information Institute is a trustworthy, impartial resource to gather information on insurance.
  • If you are paying rent, get renter's insurance.  If you own a home, get homeowner's insurance.
  • If you have a family or are planning on having a child soon, get term life insurance.
  • Always have health insurance that meets your needs.


Who Can I Trust?

When you're looking for insurance, it's hard to tell which sources of information will be the most helpful and accurate.  The Insurance Information Institute is one of the most useful sites to research insurance jargon, policies, etc.  This website was created by insurance professionals to provide accurate information to consumers seeking honest information on insurance.  They are not sponsored by any insurance companies and provide many online brochures and articles to answer almost any question you could have about finding the right insurance for your situation, whether you're singlemarrieda new student, or just about to graduate


Renter's Insurance

If you are going to be living in an apartment, get renter's insurance.  You are at the point in your life at which it would be devastating to have to repay any losses due to theft or damage caused by poor infrastructure or weather.  Renter's insurance is inexpensive and can save you a lot of stress and cash in the long run.


Auto Insurance

Most states require vehicle owners to insure any automobile they drive. While the coverage requirements vary, you want to make sure you're financially prepared for an accident with the best coverage you can currently afford. Visit this article by the Insurance Information Institute for nine ways you can lower your insurance costs.


Term Insurance

While we all want you to live happily ever after, our mortal lives on Earth are short.  Especially if you're married and have children or are expecting a child, you need to get term life insurance right away.  Visit this article to help you get started on your research.


Health Insurance

This is another cost you don't want to skip.  Visit our Health Insurance article for more information.