Michael Evans

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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

  • 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 09, 2021
    A black couple sitting together on the couch
  • 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
    Residential area in California suburbs that has been flooded
  • 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.
  • 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 06, 2020
    An older couple is out for a hike and taking a break to play with their Golden Retriever.
  • 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.
  • Does homeowners insurance cover mold?

    Mold is more than just a smelly eyesore – it can also cause serious problems to your home and your health. Some types of molds cause more problems than others. While everyday household mold can slowly [...]

    4 min read Jun 09, 2020
    Wall and flooring removed to reveal black mold growing.
  • How to stick to your home improvement budget

    Home improvement projects can be costly, whether it’s installing a pool that rivals your neighbor’s, adding a mother-in-law suite to your home or simply replacing a sink and toilet in the guest bathroom. [...]

    7 min read Mar 24, 2020
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