about Alex

Alex Leviton is the Editorial Director for Gogobot.com, as well as a guidebook author for Lonely Planet. Almost exactly one year ago, her house in San Francisco caught on fire. She blogs about fire and life at her website, Like a House.

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What Being in a House Fire Taught Me About Renters Insurance

After losing 80 percent of her possessions in a fire, our guest writer rethinks renters coverage.

Insurance 101 | Renters 101 | Safe and smart