Does It Make Sense To Bundle Flights and Land Travel When Buying Travel Insurance?

If you’re planning an expensive or an international trip, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, travel insurance is a must. “Travelers are able to insure any prepaid, non-refundable trip costs and they can typically decide if they would like to insure all, some or none of their trip costs,” says Kasara Barto, a spokesperson for Squaremouth, […]

4 Signs You’re About to Get a Tax Surprise

At tax time, it’s often hard to predict how much you’ll owe or receive in a tax refund without actually doing your taxes. But there are some telltale red flags…

How President Joe Biden Will Impact Your Personal Finances

President Joe Biden took office this week, promising change for the millions of Americans who are out of work or facing other financial shocks due to the ongoing pandemic. Getting the pandemic under control is a huge focus for Biden’s first 100 days in the White House. But many of his policy priorities could have […]

Environmental, Social And Governance: What Is ESG Investing?

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing is a strategy you can use to invest in companies that strive to make the world a better place. ESG investing relies on independent ratings that help you assess a company’s behavior and policies when it comes to environmental, social and governance issues. “At its core, ESG investing is […]

How to Budget When You Hate to Budget

Budgeting is a pain. But what’s more painful is a bill you can’t easily pay, debt that costs a fortune or not having enough money to retire.

How FAIR Plans Work For Home Insurance

Living in a house that’s regularly exposed to severe weather or high crime rates can put you in a higher risk category than average homeowners. If insurance companies consider you too high of a risk, they could decline to sell you homeowners insurance. Fortunately, for those who can’t find insurance on the voluntary market, your […]

What Is An Elevation Certificate For Flood Insurance?

For homeowners who live in a flood zone, flood insurance is a must. In order to get the best price on your policy, you may need to acquire an elevation certificate. This document provides crucial elevation information about your property, such as the home’s location, building characteristics and the elevation of the home’s lowest floor. […]