Home Insurance Basics
Types of homeowners insurance
Bankrate’s full guide to the different types of homeowners insurance.
Keep home insurance cost down
Home insurance might be a necessary expense, but here’s how you can save.
How much homeowners insurance do I need?
Wondering how much homeowners insurance you need? Bankrate can help.
Home Insurance Resources
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U.S. wildfire statistics 2022
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Places with the most extreme weather
Need conversation starters? These weather facts will blow your friends away at the next party.5 min read May 02, 2012
Why we don’t buy life insurance
Why don’t we buy life insurance? Part of the answer is we’re not convinced the money we tuck away will wind up with our heirs.2 min read Apr 27, 2012
Should renters get an umbrella policy?
When it rains it pours, and umbrella liability insurance can help you weather the lawsuit storm.3 min read Jul 26, 2011
5 knocks on renters insurance — all bogus
Millions of renters with no insurance could face huge losses from theft or fire this holiday season.7 min read Dec 08, 2008
14 useless insurance policies
Ready to trim your insurance costs? Here are 14 policies you can probably scale back — or live without.6 min read Sep 09, 2008