Tag: Premiums

  • As Natural Disasters Get Worse, So Do Home Insurance Premiums

    As Natural Disasters Get Worse, So Do Home Insurance Premiums

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    As natural disasters wreak ever more havoc across the country, so are they upending the home-insurance industry, which is passing along the higher costs of home maintenance to policy holders. According to a study by Policygenius, an online insurance marketplace, U.S. insurers paid out $99 billion in claims related to natural disasters in 2022. As…

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  • Home Insurance Premiums Rise as Americans Flock to Weather-Worn States

    Home Insurance Premiums Rise as Americans Flock to Weather-Worn States

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    Why It Matters: Americans are increasingly moving to areas of risk. Scientific research provides a clear link between climate change and an uptick in extreme heat, flooding, wildfires and coastal sea level rise across the United States. The risk is highest in the Sun Belt region, which is experiencing rapid growth, yet Americans are moving…

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