As college students head back to campus, fighting fraud may not be at the top of their list of priorities. However, college students are very susceptible to identity theft; by establishing good habits for monitoring and detecting fraud, students can lay a path for healthy financial practices for the rest of their lives.
With burglaries constituting approximately 50 percent of all on-campus crimes, it’s important for college students and their parents take steps to prevent theft, adhere to safety measures—and review their insurance coverage before heading off to campus this fall.
What affects the price of auto insurance and how big of a role does your driving history play when it comes to insurance? When it comes to understanding how rates are calculated, several misconceptions could be impacting your car-buying decisions. But the fact is, many of them may not be true.
College students are on the move, heading to college dorms and apartments on and off campus. For freshmen especially, it is a time of anticipation and new beginnings. However, in addition to excitement, big life changes such as these can trigger anxiety for both children and parents. Knowing that your student has solid insurance protection can alleviate many of your worries.
If you rent your home chances are, you need Renters’ Insurance! Several recent studies have indicated that only a third of all tenants have renters’ insurance. Respondents to these surveys often indicate that they believe that the coverage is too expensive or that the coverage is provided by the landlord. Yet both of these assumptions are incorrect.
Back-to-school isn’t just the time of year when you rejoice at having your house back, and a regular routine in place. It’s also the time to review your insurance needs because a change in a child’s grade level, a teenager getting their driver’s license, or even having a college freshman in the family can all require changes in auto, health, or homeowners coverage.
At D.F. Dwyer Insurance, we as parents understand the financial challenges faced by families when children head off to college. In addition to tuition, room, board, books and other living expenses according to the Project on Student Debt, the average college student graduates with $24,000 in debt. But a little planning can make a big difference. Share these tips with college students you know to get the year off to a good start…
A person’s credit history begins with their first credit card. And good credit can help savvy college graduates save money.