Protect Your Home
How does insurance help me protect my income?
- Wednesday, 07 December 2011
Your income-earning potential is probably your most valuable asset. Your income helps guarantee that the bills are paid, college tuition provided, your family's lifestyle maintained — that, every month, the money is in the checking account to help pay the mortgage, auto and other loans, buy clothes and put food on the table.
Your home is probably another valuable asset you own or will ever buy. It is only natural that you will want to do all you can to protect it. But if you financed your home and have a mortgage on it, you will not have a choice whether you want to buy insurance or not. Your mortgage lender will require that you have a home insurance policy to protect the investment they have in your home, too. To understand the benefits of home and home contents insurance, you first have to understand what types of things could go wrong that could cause you to suffer a loss. We all think that bad things won’t happen to us, but unfortunately sometimes they do.
An insurance policy is one of those items in life that you could care less about until you need it. For example if your home was completely destroyed by a natural disaster how would you replace it without insurance? So the answer is every homeowner should carry a policy.Read more...
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