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All posts by Christopher Lotz

Goodcover’s 2022 Member Dividend Update

Christopher Lotz • 6 Oct 2022 • 4 min read

Goodcover’s 2022 Member Dividend Update

We’re transparent and accountable with your money, the way all insurance should be. Discover how premiums were spent in this year’s Member Dividend report.

Announcing Goodcover Renters Insurance in Texas, Arizona, and Nevada.

Christopher Lotz • 21 Jun 2022 • 5 min read

Announcing Goodcover Renters Insurance in Texas, Arizona, and Nevada!

Affordable renters insurance in Texas, Nevada, and Arizona is here! Learn how Goodcover can protect your stuff with plans starting at $5/month.

Goodcover Member Dividend 2021

Christopher Lotz • 5 Oct 2021 • 4 min read

Goodcover Member Dividend 2021

Honest, transparent, and prudent with members’ money as all insurance should be. The Goodcover Member Dividend has arrived.

How it Works: The Regulation of Insurance Companies, aka How Goodcover Offers Lower Prices

Christopher Lotz • 10 Jun 2021 • 6 min read

How it Works: The Regulation of Insurance Companies, aka How Goodcover Offers Lower Prices

The regulation of insurance companies is vital for consumer protection. Read on to learn about how it works and how Goodcover can offer low prices

Goodcover 1st Anniversary Highlights

Christopher Lotz • 12 Feb 2021 • 3 min read

Goodcover 1st Anniversary Highlights

One year ago we launched our modern renters insurance offering to all Californians. Here’s a recap of an uneventful... scratch that, historic year...

Goodcover's Series A Funding: Accelerating Affordable Renters Insurance Offering in California and Beyond

Christopher Lotz • 29 Oct 2020 • 3 min read

Goodcover's Series A Funding: Accelerating Affordable Renters Insurance Offering in California and Beyond

At Goodcover, our mission is to elevate financial peace of mind with affordable and effective insurance for all. We launched [https://www.goodcover.com/blog/announcing-goodcover-renters-insurance/] earlier this year with our first product, modern renters insurance. Today we’re announcing funding that will accelerate delivering on that mission. Our $7.5M Series A financing is led by Goodwater Capital, with participation from Fuel Capital, Broadhaven Ventures, Global Founders Capital, Liquid 2, a

Goodcover Member Dividend 2020

Christopher Lotz • 21 Sep 2020 • 2 min read

Goodcover Member Dividend 2020

Members get a dividend this year of 1.89%. Goodcover is modeled after a cooperative where members premiums are pooled together to cover claims. Any unused portion is returned to them as an annual dividend.

Is insurance more expensive in Black neighborhoods?

Christopher Lotz • 6 Aug 2020 • 6 min read

Is insurance more expensive in Black neighborhoods?

Black neighborhoods pay 20% more in renters insurance. With the recent Black Lives Matter protests much of society has been re-examining explicit and implicit sources of discrimination against Black people in America. What are the conscious and unconscious ways our society and economy harm Black citizens? Housing and its associated cost has historically played a critical role in institutionalizing racism and segregation. Even insurance companies have historically discriminated against Black pe

Coronavirus and Crime – what the COVID is happening in SF?

Christopher Lotz • 12 May 2020 • 5 min read

Coronavirus and Crime – what the COVID is happening in SF?

Coronavirus and crime trends, a look at the impact COVID19 and stay-at-home order is having in San Francisco.

COVID-19: Free Renters Insurance for Medical Responders

Christopher Lotz • 27 Mar 2020 • 3 min read

COVID-19: Free Renters Insurance for Medical Responders

Goodcover is offering Nurses, Doctors, and other medical responders free renters insurance for the rest of 2020.

Goodcover & COVID-19: Full Service and Flexible Deadlines

Christopher Lotz • 24 Mar 2020 • 3 min read

Goodcover & COVID-19: Full Service and Flexible Deadlines

Firstly, I hope you and your family are safe and healthy, and staying home as much as possible. To our Members and community, here’s how we’re serving you during this time: * Goodcover remains open and operational during the COVID-19 crisis. * Claims management and support remains unaffected. * We have implemented a 60 day grace period on overdue premium payments. * We have extended our deadlines for providing various documentation, appraisals, and valuations. Goodcover remains open Acc

Announcing Goodcover Renters Insurance

Christopher Lotz • 6 Feb 2020 • 3 min read

Announcing Goodcover Renters Insurance

At Goodcover, our mission is to make financial security accessible for all. Today we’re launching our first product that helps us reach this mission: Goodcover Renters Insurance. Goodcover’s pre-launch Members have saved an average of 42% on their Renters Insurance - some as much as 71%

Goodcover is a modern, fair, cooperative renters insurance starting at $5/mo.

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