Michael Evans

Personal Finance Contributor

Michael Evans has worked in numerous industries, including education, finance, government, insurance and journalism. He began writing professionally while working for the world's first online mortgage brokerage in San Francisco, California. His writings have appeared in print and online publications, including Fox Business, International Living, Motley Fool and Yahoo Finance.

Michael has contributed to Bankrate since 2013. He and his family divide their time between residences in Northern California and Colombia. When Michael is not writing, he enjoys working in his photography business and playing with his cat, Cyndi Lou.

Recent Articles By Michael Evans

  • Homeowners Insurance

    North Carolina Flood Insurance

    Many North Carolina residents face a high risk of flood damage to their businesses, homes and apartments. Home and renters insurance typically does not cover damages caused by flooding. Flood insurance [...]

    4 MIN READ Apr. 8, 2021
    Storm Damage After Hurricane Florence
  • Car Insurance

    Best cheap car insurance in Louisville

    Car insurance provides numerous benefits. It can help cover your financial liability when you are at fault for an accident, pay to repair your vehicle after a fender bender and cover hospital expenses [...]

    5 MIN READ Mar. 22, 2021
    Bridge into Louisville
  • Car Insurance

    Best cheap car insurance in St. Louis

    With so many risks on city streets and highways, St. Louis residents need all the help they can get when shopping for auto insurance. St. Louis residents pay an average annual car insurance premium of [...]

    7 MIN READ Feb. 25, 2021
    The Gateway Arch is surrounded by the Gateway Arch National Park
  • Car Insurance

    Best cheap car insurance in Eugene

    Motorists in Eugene, Oregon pay an average annual auto insurance premium of $585 for minimum coverage and $1,231 for full coverage. In 2019, Eugene was home to 172,622 residents and Lane County had over [...]

    5 MIN READ Feb. 23, 2021
    Oregon Roads & Autumn
  • Car Insurance

    Best cheap car insurance in Colorado Springs

    Buying car insurance makes good financial sense, but it is also required by Colorado law. Colorado Springs residents pay an average annual car insurance premium of $607 for minimum coverage and an annual [...]

    6 MIN READ Feb. 23, 2021
    Colorado Springs
  • Homeowners Insurance

    South Carolina flood insurance

    According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), flooding affected 99% of U.S. counties between 1996 and 2019, and South Carolina counties were no exception. Coastal and inland South Carolina [...]

    3 MIN READ Feb. 18, 2021
    Flood On Road During Hurricane
  • Insurance

    Indexed Universal Life Insurance

    If you are a first-time life insurance shopper, the variety of policies on the market may overwhelm you. Some life insurance policies only provide a death benefit, while others also offer investment options. [...]

    5 MIN READ Feb. 9, 2021
    A black couple sitting together on the couch
  • Homeowners Insurance

    California flood insurance

    According to the Insurance Information Institute, 90% of natural disasters in the United States involve some sort of flooding, and 20% of flood claims are filed by homeowners who live in areas categorized [...]

    4 MIN READ Feb. 9, 2021
    Residential area in California suburbs that has been flooded
  • Companies

    Lincoln Financial Life Insurance Review

    Founded in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Lincoln Financial Group has sold life insurance products since 1905. Its insurance companies, The Lincoln National Life Insurance Company and Lincoln Life and Annuity Company [...]

    5 MIN READ Jan. 27, 2021
    A white woman is holding her young, African American son and kissing him on the cheek while he laughs.
  • Companies

    Bestow 2021 review

    Bestow’s online eligibility and policy application process introduces a new way to qualify for term life insurance. Founded in 2016, the company offers term life insurance in all states except New York [...]

    2 MIN READ Nov. 6, 2020
    An older couple is out for a hike and taking a break to play with their Golden Retriever.