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New Renters Insurance From GradGuard

By: jsheehan

College Renters Insurance

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our new renters insurance on,¬†underwritten by Markel American Insurance Company, Waukesha, WI! GradGuard has added this product to help college students, young adults and their families find a “right-fit” solution for helping to protect their personal property and liability. The product is now live on

The product was chosen for its features that suit the young adult and student demographics. Did you know:

  • In 2009, the most recent year’s data available, there were more than 3,740 dormitory fires. That’s about one per U.S. campus (source).
  • Also in 2009, there were 26,281 burglaries reported relating to college students – including more than 12,000 residence hall burglaries (source).

In keeping with the statistics, renters insurance from GradGuard was designed to help students and their families protect personal property against such risks. Whether it be fire or theft or another covered event, college renters insurance can help students and young adults avoid losses.

Visit the new to learn more about renters insurance and its features. While you’re there, be sure to check out the new Resource Center and browse the new site!

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