As you prepare for your upcoming wedding festivities and a new
life together, be sure and add insurance to your wedding checklist.
This important step will help ensure that you're adequately
protected for whatever bumps may lie ahead on your journey
If you rent property, it's important to have renters insurance to
cover your belongings in case of fire, theft, catastrophic weather,
etc., and it's usually reasonably priced. The value of your
belongings adds up fast, especially when merging two
Check the limits of your homeowners or renters policy because,
most likely, that diamond ring won't be fully covered with your
other property. Your agent can help you determine if you should add
an endorsement to your policy.
When combining your insurance policies, it's a good idea to get
your autos and homeowners or renters insurance from the same
company. Many insurance carriers give discounts for multiple
Other considerations before you tie the knot include:
- If you buy a house together, make sure your coverage limits are
high enough and figure homeowners insurance into your monthly
- Consider purchasing an umbrella policy for additional liability
coverage and more peace of mind.
- Couples with step children should make sure children's
belongings are covered in your policy if they reside with you at
least part of the time.
- Be aware that certain dog breeds make it difficult to find home
or renters insurance because of the added liability.