Paul Sullivan of The New York Times describes some of the vital risks that college families should consider in his September 17th article. Please read the entire article here or see a summary of the highlights below. Sullivan commentary is mostly aimed for wealthy parents, but much of the advice he highlights applies to all 19.7 million college students and their families.
The article does a great job of identifying the traditional risks such as the need for renters insurance, ID theft insurance and other more specific insurance programs that can help college families, but it falls short in several important ways. Next Generation Insurance Group’s GradGuard sees risks facing students in many other ways including the need for tuition insurance and the need for emergency medical evacuation insurance. An important footnote, ID theft & resolution services, tuition insurance and emergency medical evacuation insurance are included with GradGuard’s Student Protection Plan. GradGuard’s Student Protection Plan is an insurance and benefits bundle that provides real peace of mind to college students and their families.Read More