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Hurricane Sandy: The Value of Renter's Insurance

By November 6, 2012

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If you rent an apartment and suffer a loss from a storm like Hurricane Sandy or another disaster, keep in mind that your landlord's insurance policy won't cover the personal items that you keep inside your apartment, and it won't protect you if a guest is injured and sues you for liability.

Rather thandelay taking steps to protect yourself and your belongings until after the damage has been done, find out more about the benefits of renter's insurance with this Renter's Insurance FAQ. Also, if you've alreadypurchased a renter's insurance policy and were thinking of letting it lapse to save a little money, here's why you might want to reconsider.

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