Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Friday, February 28, 2014 6:05 am
By Jay MacDonald · Bankrate.com

A new House proposal bodes well for congressional action on a Biggert-Waters flood insurance fix.

Wednesday, October 02, 2013 9:57 am
By Crissinda Ponder · Bankrate.com

A bipartisan proposal to delay flood insurance rate increases is overshadowed by the government shutdown.

Friday, November 09, 2012 5:40 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Victims of the storm are getting a little more help with the cost of renting.

Thursday, November 08, 2012 5:00 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Follow these tips to make sure your contractor is legitimate.

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, June 15, 2010 10:38 am
By Jay MacDonald · Bankrate.com

Flood flash: State Farm is opting out of the National Flood Insurance Program, or NFIP. In a June 9 news release, one of the nation’s largest home insurance underwriters said it will cease writing new flood insurance policies as a participant in NFIP’s “Write Your Own” program beginning Oct. 1. State Farm said its agents will continue