Homeowners’ financial protection against natural disasters

Andrew Granato, Richard Rosen, and Alejandro Drexler •
Chicago Fed Letter
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Over the past few years, many people in the U.S. have had to deal with damage to their homes from natural disasters, such as Hurricane Harvey. This article explains the different kinds of financial protection from natural catastrophes that homeowners can access from the private and public sectors. In 2017, Hurricane Harvey dumped over four

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Eleven ways to save more money when traveling with kids

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Parents
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Did you know the average cost of a family summer vacation is upwards of $1,600? What’s more, families said they expected to spend almost $600 on Thanksgiving travel alone in 2014. Traveling as a family can be expensive, but you don’t need to break the bank just to take some (much-needed) time away with your kids. From taking

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Six estate planning must-haves

Glenn Curtis •
Investopedia Stock Analysis
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Many people believe that having an estate plan simply means drafting a will or a trust. However, there is much more to include in your estate planning to make certain all of your assets are transferred seamlessly to your heirs upon your death. A successful estate plan also includes provisions allowing your family members to access or

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