Americans who were cooped up at home during stay-at home orders since the pandemic started have been busy renovating their homes in record numbers.
If you are one of the thousands of people who spent money on home renovations recently and you haven't informed your insurer about it, you should, particularly if those renovations have bolstered the value of your home.
What kind of renovations warrant a call to your insurer?
If you're in the market for a collectible vehicle, you'll want to make sure that you get the right kind of insurance for it as the standard auto policy may not provide the coverage you need in case you need to make a claim.
If you purchase a standard policy, you could be left paying significantly out of pocket.
While you already have enough to worry about when your child leaves for college, you don't want the specter of them dealing with the theft or damage of their possessions while there.
For about $150 a year, you can protect your child's possessions against theft or damage caused by fire, lightning, smoke, vandalism, electrical surges, windstorms or hail, water damage from utilities or appliances, and more.
The same insurance also provides liability protection for students living off-campus.
Here's how it works.