New Guide Helps College Students Ace Insurance Coverage

·         Damage to my car in a crash (23%)

·         Damage to my car if an object falls on it, such as a tree (20%)

·         Damage to my car from a flood, hail or other severe weather (20%)

·         Damage to my car if I hit an animal, such as a deer (16%)

·         Theft of my car (11%)

Along with the survey,’s experts publish a comprehensive guide to educate parents and students on insurance. The guide includes an overview of the survey’s findings, a breakdown of various insurance types and ways to save. The guide also offers expert tips on car insurance, renters insurance, health insurance, and life insurance and what one should expect to pay.

“It’s critical that college students read and ask questions about insurance now because that knowledge can help them through a lifetime of major financial decisions,” says Michelle Megna, managing editor of “And insurance is not a one-time thing. Young people need to continually review their portfolio as their needs evolve and change over time. Comparison shopping is essential after major life events such as graduating college, living independently, getting married and having kids, and hopefully one day retiring.”

For the full insurance guide, survey results and expert tips, you can read an overview here:[2]

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