Cynthia Paez Bowman

Writer

Cynthia splits her time between Los Angeles, CA and San Sebastian, Spain. She travels to Africa and the Middle East regularly to consult with women’s NGOs about small business development.

Latest Posts

Things to know before renting

Homeownership is a major milestone for many, but there are times when renting is a more practical decision. Renting is typically less expensive a…

Mortgage insurance vs home insurance

If you’ve purchased a home and have a mortgage you’re paying off, you’re probably aware of the fact that your lender requires you to have at leas…

Life insurance for children

You may be wondering why you would need to buy life insurance for children. Typically, life insurance is used to leave surviving dependents an in…

What is a peril in insurance?

Having homeowners insurance coverage protects you against certain hazards and perils. If your home’s roof is damaged after a severe hail storm, y…

What is a policyholder?

Regardless of the type of insurance you buy, the owner of the policy is known as the policyholder. If you’re buying car or homeowners insurance,…

What to do if someone hit my parked car

One of the most frustrating events you can experience as a driver is leaving your home or a store and finding that someone has hit your car. It m…

What does renters insurance cover?

If you’re renting, you may wonder if you need any insurance. After all, the apartment or home you’re renting isn’t yours. Chances are your landlo…

Uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage: which do I need?

All states require some form of vehicle insurance to protect other parties and their property if you cause an accident. The required insurance is…

Life insurance for pets

Recently I mentioned the fact that I had selected godparents for my Pekingese, Matilda, and that I had made provisions so that if something happe…