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FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2020 file photo, a construction crew works on new homes in San Francisco. Your insurance policy is your safety net in case of a disaster, so you’ll want to ask a few important questions before forking over your premium. Learn what the dwelling coverage per square foot is to discover coverage gaps. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

Buying homeowners insurance? Ask these 4 questions first

Jan. 13, 2021 8:42 AM EST

Purchasing insurance may not be as fun as choosing new furniture and paint colors, but it’s a critical part of the homebuying process. Your homeowners insurance policy is a financial safety net in case of a disaster, so you’ll want to ask a few important questions to make sure you have the coverage...

How young drivers can steer clear of costly car insurance

Dec. 28, 2020 7:10 AM EST

Insurance costs for drivers in their early 20s can be staggering — after teenagers, young adults have some of the highest car insurance rates in the country. In fact, the average car insurance rate for drivers 20 to 25 years old is about $2,200 a year for full coverage, according to a 2020 NerdWallet...

FILE - This July 5, 2013 file photo shows The Metlife building sign in New York.  MetLife is selling its home and auto insurance business to Farmers Group for $3.94 billion, the insurers said Friday, Dec. 11, 2020.   (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)

MetLife sells home and auto biz to Zurich's Farmers for $4B

Dec. 11, 2020 10:12 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — MetLife is selling its home and auto insurance business to Farmers Group for $3.94 billion, the insurers said Friday. The deal is part of a 10-year strategic partnership in which Farmers, which is owned by Switzerland’s Zurich Insurance Group, will get access to MetLife’s...