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Your Home Insurance Doesn't Cover Flooding — And More Hurricanes Are Coming

With the incoming threat of multiple hurricanes and tropical storms, flood insurance is a necessity that should not be overlooked — especially since even the best home insurance usually doesn’t cover it. But even though it’s a safe bet for peace of mind, according to the Insurance Information Institute, many people living in flood-prone areas ...

The Best French Press

A French press is one of the best ways to make a few quick cups of coffee. Coarsely ground beans meet hot water right off the boil, and the right temperature creates full-flavor coffee in just four minutes. Plus, it won’t take up as much counter space as a common drip coffeemaker. Here’s a look ...

How to Avoid the 5 Most Common Insurance Scams

Insurance fraud is one of America’s largest crimes. The FBI estimates that the cost of insurance fraud (minus health insurance) is more than $40 billion per year, and according to the Coalition Against Insurance Fraud, at least double that amount is stolen each year across all facets of the insurance industry; and that’s a conservative ...