Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, June 03, 2014 5:25 pm
By Kemberley Washington · Bankrate.com

Hurricane Katrina taught me some big money lessons. Here are financial tips for surviving this storm season.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 12:15 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Louisiana, Virginia and Florida are holding sales tax holidays to help residents save on hurricane supplies.

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.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 8:00 am
By Dan Miranda · Bankrate.com

Hey, reader! How ya feeling today? According to our study, you’re not feeling too great. Sorry, champ.

Wednesday, September 07, 2011 1:20 pm
By Polyana da Costa · Bankrate.com

Congress has an array of issues to deal with as it returns from the summer break this week. One topic could have a major impact on real estate closings scheduled for next month. The National Flood Insurance Program, or NFIP, the only affordable  flood insurance option for those who own homes worth less than $1