Michael Evans

Michael Evans

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

  • 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 Jan. 4, 2021
    An older couple is out for a hike and taking a break to play with their Golden Retriever.
  • Car Insurance

    AARP insurance review 2021: Car and home

    Founded in 1958, the American Association of Retired Persons serves as a powerful advocate for senior citizens. There are 38 million members today that enjoy a host of benefits, including AARP discounts [...]

    5 MIN READ Jan. 4, 2021
    old woman working on her computer
  • Companies

    Colonial Penn Life Insurance Review 2021

    Colonial Penn has been in the life insurance business for more than six decades. The provider offers life insurance policies in 49 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. [...]

    6 MIN READ Jan. 4, 2021
    An older, interracial couple sits on a rocky shore and enjoys the view.
  • Companies

    Auto-Owners Insurance Review

    Headquartered in Lansing, Michigan, Auto-Owners has been in the insurance business for more than 100 years. The provider sells insurance products through 48,000 independent agents in 26 states and boasts [...]

    6 MIN READ Aug. 7, 2020
    A young man in the driver's seat of his car smiling and enjoying life.
  • Companies

    Chubb Insurance Review

    Chubb operates in more than 50 countries and is the largest publicly traded insurer in the world. The provider employs around 33,000 people and boasts more than $170 billion in assets. Chubb ranks #382 [...]

    5 MIN READ Jul. 31, 2020
    A man and woman embrace in front of their home.
  • Car Insurance

    Bodily Injury Liability Insurance

    Liability car insurance coverages are a must for automobile owners. In fact, state laws require motorists to carry two types of liability coverages. Bodily injury liability coverage can help protect your [...]

    5 MIN READ Jul. 30, 2020
    Daughter helps mother adjust to her new crutches.
  • Homeowners Insurance

    Condo Insurance

    Condo insurance works in much the same way as a homeowners policy. If a covered loss damages your condominium, a condo policy can help pay to repair elements like drywall and cabinets and replace belongings [...]

    8 MIN READ Jul. 24, 2020
    A young black man lounges about in his condo while on the phone.
  • Homeowners Insurance

    Umbrella Insurance

    Standard homeowners policies include liability coverage, to help pay medical expenses and legal costs when someone sustains an injury in your home or if you’re liable for damage to a neighbor’s property. [...]

    6 MIN READ Jul. 15, 2020
    Two boys play superheroes out in the backyard.
  • Insurance

    Cheapest Life Insurance Companies of 2021

    Purchasing a life insurance policy is one of the smartest ways to protect your loved ones. “Having the right life insurance protects the finances of those you love–such as a partner, spouse, children [...]

    6 MIN READ Jan. 4, 2021
    An older Asian couple dancing outdoors at a festival and laughing together.
  • Homeowners Insurance

    The Best Vermont Home Insurance Companies

    Whether you’re buying a historic home in downtown Manchester or a modern dwelling in a Burlington suburb, you need to protect your investment with a homeowners policy. Luckily, Vermont home insurance [...]

    6 MIN READ Jun. 29, 2020
    People standing on the deck of their home in Vermont, staring out at the wide, blue sky.