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Insurance Terms

What is a declarations page?
What is a deductible?
What is an endorsement?
What is an exclusion?
What is an insurance premium?
What is a peril?
Understanding actual cash value and replacement cost
What factors affect insurance rates?
Can you switch insurance companies during a claim?


What is no-fault insurance?
What is collision insurance?
What is comprehensive insurance?
What are split limit and combined single limit policies?
What is uninsured and underinsured motorists coverage?
Does car insurance cover theft?
Does car insurance cover windshield damage?
Does car insurance cover rental cars?
How much auto liability do you need?
Insuring a leased car
Driving without insurance
How does car insurance work?
What to do after hitting a deer
Auto insurance hacks
Is gap insurance worth it?
How long can you stay on your parents' car insurance?

Home and Condo

What is condo insurance?
What is a dwelling?
What is guaranteed replacement cost?
What is the difference between HO-3 and HO-5?
What is the difference between home and dwelling insurance?
What is personal property coverage?
What does homeowners insurance cover?
How much condo insurance do you need?
Does homeowners insurance cover fire damage?
Does homeowners insurance cover hurricane damage?
What does homeowners insurance not cover?


What does renters insurance cover?
Do you need renters insurance?
Does renters insurance cover moving?
Does renters insurance cover theft?
Does renters insurance cover water damage?
How does a renters insurance claim work?
Does renters insurance cover bed bugs?
How renters insurance applies to storage units
Does renters insurance cover motorcycles?
Does renters insurance cover a work laptop?
Does a college student need renters insurance?


What is an umbrella policy?
Who needs umbrella insurance?
What does umbrella insurance cover?


What is workers' compensation insurance?
How does workers' compensation insurance work?
What is commercial auto insurance?

The content on this page is intended for informational purposes only. It is not an insurance policy, and does not, in any way, replace or modify the definitions and information contained in individual insurance policies. Terms and coverage availability may vary by state, and exclusions and deductibles may apply. Discounts also vary by state and may not be applied to all policy coverages. Coverage for an accident or loss is subject to the terms and conditions of the insurance policy applicable to a particular claim.