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.

Michael's Latest Articles

  • Best cheap car insurance in St. Louis for 2021

    According to the Federal Highway Administration, there are over 5.5 million registered vehicles in Missouri. During peak sports and tourist seasons, St. Louis residents share their roadways with countless [...]

    6 min read Jun 03, 2021
    The Gateway Arch is surrounded by the Gateway Arch National Park
  • Driving without insurance in Minnesota

    According to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, nearly 5 million drivers held Minnesota drivers licenses in 2019. The same year, more than 80,000 crashes occurred on Minnesota roads, resulting [...]

    4 min read May 24, 2021
    Red Pick Up Truck Traveling Down a Dusty Midwest Road.
  • 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 May 14, 2021
    An older, interracial couple sits on a rocky shore and enjoys the view.
  • Best cheap car insurance in Santa Clarita for 2021

    Navigating the vast network of Los Angeles County’s roadways is a never-ending challenge and poses risks. In 2017, the last year for which there is data available, more than 277,000 people sustained [...]

    5 min read May 12, 2021
    Freeway overpass
  • 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 May 10, 2021
    An older Asian couple dancing outdoors at a festival and laughing together.
  • Best cheap homeowners insurance in Seattle

    Even when rates are good, cutting costs on homeowners insurance is always worth considering. So, it pays to shop around for the lowest home insurance rates. According to the United States Census Bureau, [...]

    5 min read Apr 29, 2021
    Queen Anne Hill
  • 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 08, 2021
    Storm Damage After Hurricane Florence
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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