Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, January 30, 2014 1:30 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Weather-related losses might qualify as casualty losses on tax returns.

Monday, July 01, 2013 6:00 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

In a sign of an improving economy, charitable donations increased last year.

Tuesday, November 06, 2012 1:26 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

The Internal Revenue Service is offering Supserstorm Sandy victims special tax consideration when it comes to tax deadlines and recovery payments.

Monday, November 05, 2012 3:26 pm
By Kemberley Washington · Bankrate.com

If Superstorm Sandy has affected you, understand the financial steps necessary on your road to recovery.

Friday, November 02, 2012 1:26 pm
By Michele Lerner · Bankrate.com

FEMA and the Red Cross are working to provide deliveries of gasoline, shelter, food, volunteers and money to areas affected by Sandy.

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 12:48 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

If you live in an area that’s been declared a major disaster, you have some tax-filing options and a chance to possible get some tax refund money sooner.

Monday, September 17, 2012 6:00 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

Having a financial preparedness plan will protect you and your family from the long-term effects of damaged or destroyed financial documents

Thursday, May 24, 2012 8:00 am
By Dan Miranda · Bankrate.com

Disaster can strike at any moment! Are you prepared? Is your beloved family protected? This and more, today on Bankrate.com.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 3:03 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Taxpayers in major natural disaster areas usually receive special tax consideration.

Friday, July 15, 2011 9:00 am
By Jay MacDonald · Bankrate.com

Good news and bad news on flood insurance this week. The good news: The House overwhelmingly approved a bill that would reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program for five whole years. The bad news: It would bump the annual rate increase limit from 10 percent to 20 percent. House passage of the Flood Insurance Reform

Page 1 of 212