If you're one of the millions of people in the path of Hurricane Isaac or know someone who is, here's a last-minute guide to protecting your financial life.
If the lights go out for even a little while, the darkness isn't just scary. It's dangerous.
Water and nonperishable food are obvious needs after an emergency. Some other essential items may not be so apparent during the planning stage.
The quake in Virginia -- and another in Colorado -- must have millions wondering whether their homeowners insurance will cover damage. It won't.
Three companies you may not have heard of topped J.D. Power's ratings of car insurance companies.
Sometimes insurance agents tell you what they think you want to hear in order to sell a home insurance policy and secure a commission.
Homeowners insurance rates are heading up in high-risk areas, but owners who fortify their homes can become eligible for discounts.
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