9 Things You'll Regret Keeping in a Safe Deposit Box
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9 Things You'll Regret Keeping in a Safe Deposit Box

In today’s digital age, in which seemingly anything that matters is stored virtually in the cloud, a physical safe deposit box comes across as a relic…
January 29, 2019
10 Things You Didn't Know About Living in a Tiny Home
home

10 Things You Didn't Know About Living in a Tiny Home

It's a lazy weekend and you’re plunked down on the couch channel surfing.
January 22, 2019
How Much Umbrella Insurance Do You Need?
insurance

How Much Umbrella Insurance Do You Need?

Having too much liability insurance is better than having too little. And it’s affordable.
January 16, 2019
Protect Your Assets With an Umbrella Insurance Policy
insurance

Protect Your Assets With an Umbrella Insurance Policy

A $1 million policy can cost as little as $150 per year.
January 4, 2019
Hurricanes Shed Light on Inadequate Insurance Coverage
insurance

Hurricanes Shed Light on Inadequate Insurance Coverage

Did you know that standard homeowner policies don’t cover flooding from heavy rains? And that people who don’t live in flood zones file water-damage c…
January 3, 2019
Beware of These Often-Overlooked Insurance Gaps
insurance

Beware of These Often-Overlooked Insurance Gaps

Surprise: There’s a chance your most precious possessions may not be covered.
January 3, 2019
3 Types of Home-Related Insurance to Consider
insurance

3 Types of Home-Related Insurance to Consider

Do some research to find out what you'll need for your home.
January 3, 2019
Buy Umbrella Liability Insurance to Cover Your Assets
insurance

Buy Umbrella Liability Insurance to Cover Your Assets

Add an umbrella policy, which starts at $1 million of coverage, to protect against lawsuits.
January 3, 2019
How to Add a Personal Liability Umbrella Policy
insurance

How to Add a Personal Liability Umbrella Policy

Some insurers require that you have both auto and home insurance with their company before they sell you an umbrella policy.
January 3, 2019
Why You Should Have Umbrella Liability Insurance
insurance

Why You Should Have Umbrella Liability Insurance

This inexpensive coverage can protect property owners from lawsuits.
January 3, 2019
Why You Need an Umbrella Insurance Policy
insurance

Why You Need an Umbrella Insurance Policy

If you're hit with a lawsuit, your auto or homeowners insurance may not fully cover you.
January 3, 2019
Should You Buy Renters’ Insurance Through a Landlord?
insurance

Should You Buy Renters’ Insurance Through a Landlord?

Think twice. You may be able find a cheaper policy elsewhere.
January 3, 2019
Financial Prep for Natural Disasters
investing

Financial Prep for Natural Disasters

Make sure you have enough insurance to cover the full cost of rebuilding your home after a fire or other catastrophe.
January 3, 2019
The 11 Most Valuable Personal-Finance Lessons of 2018
Financial Planning

The 11 Most Valuable Personal-Finance Lessons of 2018

How to reduce taxes and medical bills, help the next generation save for retirement and protect against identity theft were some of the issues on read…
December 28, 2018
Key Documents You Need to Take With You in an Emergency
real estate

Key Documents You Need to Take With You in an Emergency

As you prepare for Florence or the next big hurricane, make sure you gather financial documents that you'll need if you must evacuate or your home is …
September 14, 2018
How to Prepare for Hurricane Florence
insurance

How to Prepare for Hurricane Florence

As the Carolinas and Mid-Atlantic states brace for a severe hurricane, residents in its path still have time to protect their homes and finances.
September 12, 2018
Two-Thirds of Americans Have Inadequate Insurance. I Was One of Them.
insurance

Two-Thirds of Americans Have Inadequate Insurance. I Was One of Them.

If you've had the same insurance policy for many years, you may find yourself knee-deep in trouble when disaster strikes.
August 30, 2018
Kiplinger's Recipes for Quick & Easy Financial Fixes
credit & debt

Kiplinger's Recipes for Quick & Easy Financial Fixes

Each of our recipes for financial success takes 15 minutes or less to cook up. You'll be surprised how much you can accomplish in so little time.
August 2, 2018
Capital
business

Capital

In a rapidly gentrifying London neighborhood, owning property “was like being in the casino in which you were guaranteed to be a winner.” Still, the h…
July 9, 2018
Your New Flood Insurance Options
insurance

Your New Flood Insurance Options

Most homeowners with flood insurance still get it from the federal government. But private insurers are starting to offer policies with higher coverag…
June 20, 2018
Getting Affordable Flood Insurance
insurance

Getting Affordable Flood Insurance

Even if your mortgage company doesn’t require you to get flood insurance, it can be worthwhile to protect against the risk.
May 11, 2018
Lost Your Investment Real Estate to a Natural Disaster? Don't Get Caught in a Tax Trap
taxes

Lost Your Investment Real Estate to a Natural Disaster? Don't Get Caught in a Tax Trap

If your property was flattened by hurricane, fire or even by an eminent domain project, you might have gotten a big settlement check. But that could a…
April 10, 2018
28 Ways to Stop Wasting Money
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28 Ways to Stop Wasting Money

It's a pretty good bet that you have leaks in your budget—car insurance that costs too much, bank account fees, home-energy wasters or mutual funds wi…
March 8, 2018
Insurance for Home Sharers
insurance

Insurance for Home Sharers

Home-sharing services and your homeowners policy may cover liability and damages by tenants, but the insurance may fall short.
March 8, 2018
Why You Need Flood Coverage
real estate

Why You Need Flood Coverage

Your homeowners policy won't protect you if you're a victim of flooding -- but the federal government's program will.
February 1, 2018
Your Neighbor's Burst Pipe Damages Your Townhouse. Now What?
insurance

Your Neighbor's Burst Pipe Damages Your Townhouse. Now What?

It can take a while to sort out who's at fault, but if you file a claim with your insurer, it will ensure you get the money to make repairs.
January 23, 2018