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Michael Evans

  • Insurance


  • Former personal finance contributor for Bankrate
  • Previously worked in numerous industries
  • Featured in Fox Business, International Living, Motley Fool and Yahoo Finance


Michael Evans is a former contributor to Bankrate and 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. 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

  • Flood On Road During Hurricane

    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
  • Residential area in California suburbs that has been flooded

    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 09, 2021
  • Landscaping and patio of modern apartment building

    Progressive Renters Insurance Review

    Progressive wrote its first insurance policy in 1937. The company originally focused on selling car insurance, but over the decades branched out to offer business, home, recreational vehicle and renters [...]

    4 min read Dec 11, 2019
  • Young female college students studying at kitchen table in apartment

    State Farm Renters Insurance Review

    State Farm has been writing insurance policies for nearly 100 years. In the early days, State Farm specialized in car insurance, but today it offers around 100 products and services, including business [...]

    5 min read Dec 06, 2019
  • Young woman with smart phone on yoga mat in apartment

    Geico Renters Insurance Review

    In 1936, Leo and Lillian Goodwin founded the Government Employees Insurance Company to provide insurance for government workers and members of the U.S. Armed Forces. In 1996, Berkshire Hathaway purchased [...]

    5 min read Dec 05, 2019