5 mistakes people make when insuring their home
Plus, real examples of really bad insurance policies uncovered by our consultants. . . .
Insuring your most valuable possessions
Many homeowners assume that their home insurance policy protects all of their possessions, even those of extreme value. However, standard home policies provide only limited protection for high-value items. So how do you make sure your family heirlooms or precious jewelry are fully insured? . . .
Renting a car this spring break?
If your spring break plans include renting a car, you'll want to make sure you're covered. This time of year we get a lot of questions from our insureds who are wondering about the insurance coverage on a car they’re renting for their upcoming vacation. . . .
Is condo living in your future?
Condo living is increasing in popularity among empty nesters and young
families alike. If you’re planning to make a condo your home, make sure
you take steps to protect your investment. Insurance needs for condo owners are different than the typical single family homeowner. . . .
In-home health care costs more than you think
Home health care is the most popular long-term care option among
families. However, according to Genworth, one-third of adults surveyed
seriously underestimate home health care costs. . . .
It’s estimated that one in ten motor
vehicle accident fatalities are the result of distracted driving. What causes so many drivers to feel they can take their eyes and mind off the road? The answer: complacency.
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NEW! Equipment Breakdown Coverage
Surprise! You wake up to find your furnace or air conditioner stopped
working, your electronics were fried by a power surge, or your
refrigerator has died. These costly events can turn your household
finances upside down. Member Benefits now offers Equipment Breakdown Coverage for participants in our home insurance program. . . .
Better than ever home policy
WEA Member Benefits is now providing enhanced and expanded coverages for our participants and their families. These changes are the result of a year-long process of rewriting our home policy. Read more about our goals for this process and learn about our new and increased home insurance coverages that benefit you. . . .
Wondering if you qualify for our insurance program in retirement?
As a Wisconsin public school employee, you are eligible to participate in our high-quality personal insurance program,
which includes auto, home, condo, renters, flood, and umbrella
insurances. Our insurance products have been tailored to meet your
unique needs as a Wisconsin educator. However, if you’re retiring soon and are interested in our insurance products, plan ahead. . . .
Are you wisely protected?
Insurance consumers fall into one of three categories—the Wisely Protected, the Exposed and Unaware, and the Unintentional Over-Spender. While nearly everyone THINKS they are
Wisely Protected, few actually are. If you’re like most people who treat
auto and homeowners insurance like a commodity—or one-size-fits-all—you
risk leaving yourself (and your family) exposed to financial loss or
purchasing coverages you don’t need. Here's how to get wise with
insurance. . . .