A new survey shows nearly half of victims of Sandy with big insurance claims have yet to be paid.
The news out of Whidbey Island, Wash., might have you wondering if your policy would help if something freakish happened to your home.
Homeowners insurance will pay for damage to your roof or the wreckage caused by frozen pipes -- if you use due diligence.
A proposal has surfaced in a number of states to require gun owners to buy liability insurance.
Whether insurance pays for additional living expenses if your home becomes uninhabitable depends on how the damage occurred. If it's flooding, you're likely on your own unless FEMA steps in.
Your insurer may not ask if you have firearms in your house, but it's a good idea to bring it up yourself.
Some are saying that people who decide to rebuild in flood zones shoulder the extra risk without help from taxpayers.
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