Written by Aimee Berrent Jewelry has an emotional tie to us; but if something happens, it pays (literally) to have its value safeguarded by insurance.   Are you covered if there is negligence or carelessness involved? What if you don’t...
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An appraisal that is too high does not protect you better, nor does a low appraisal benefit you. The single most important caveat regarding appraisals is the fictitious inflated value appraisal. A simple rule to follow is that if it is...
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Buying jewelry isn’t the same as buying a new outfit. We’re willing to bet you buy a new piece of clothing at least every other month, so you’re kind of a pro. How often do you buy jewelry, though? Probably...
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While the rate of mishandled bags has decreased 61.3% since 2007, lessening your risk of falling victim to lost luggage to less than 1%, the fear of losing your luggage is still real. Understandable, considering the effect it has on the remainder...
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Look up the definition of insurance and you’ll find words like “reimbursement” and “compensation.” That makes sense, since most insurance policies rectify losses by cutting you a check. In the case of jewelry insurance, a cash payout isn’t always your best option....
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As I’m sure you’ve heard, the old adage advises an engagement ring should cost roughly the equivalent of two months’ salary. The most recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates that works out to roughly $6,400, on average. That’s not...
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Life happens. No matter how hard we try, we cannot plan for the unexpected. That’s why you get home, auto, life, and, of course, jewelry insurance. It’s your safety net so that if something happens, you can be made whole...
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Getting engaged is one of those life-changing moments that makes you want to shout from the rooftops. It’s right up there with getting into your dream school, having your first baby, and finding out your grandma chose you to inherit her...
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He liked it so he put a ring on it, and now you don’t want to take said ring off? We completely understand. However, if you want your bling to continue shining bright like a diamond for a really long...
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Think about all the jewelry you own. Maybe you only have one high-value piece you consider worth insuring, like an engagement ring. The rest might be worth less than $500 apiece. No big deal, right? We don’t claim to be...
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