U.S. Flood-Insurance Program Funds Squeezed by $8 Billion Irma Hit

U.S. Flood-Insurance Program Funds Squeezed by $8 Billion Irma Hit

The 49-year-old National Flood Insurance Program, a part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, already was $25 billion in debt due because of a failure to charge adequately high premiums.

How Well Do You Know Your Insurer -- and Its Reinsurer?

How Well Do You Know Your Insurer -- and Its Reinsurer?

Before a catastrophe hits, check the financial health of your insurer -- and its reinsurer.

Tropical Storm Jose Barrels Its Way Toward the Northeast

Tropical Storm Jose Barrels Its Way Toward the Northeast

Jose is swirling up the Atlantic Ocean, as it powers its way towards the northeast, and will push its way closer to the U.S. over the weekend.

I Only Spent $145,000 to Buy a Home in This Top Market and Still Went Broke

I Only Spent $145,000 to Buy a Home in This Top Market and Still Went Broke

Buying a house isn't cheap, especially in these top markets.

Allstate and Travelers Likely Spared From Worst Hurricane Irma, Harvey Damages

Allstate and Travelers Likely Spared From Worst Hurricane Irma, Harvey Damages

Early damage estimates show how U.S. insurers have managed to underwrite policies to avoid the worst losses in hurricane-prone areas of Texas and Florida.

Hurricane Irma Could Total $40 Billion in Insurance Claims: Why That's Good News

Hurricane Irma Could Total $40 Billion in Insurance Claims: Why That's Good News

Hurricane Irma is still rolling and leaving billions of dollars in home and business damage. It'll be up to the insurance industry to pay most of the tab.

Travelers Halts Share Buybacks as Hurricane Harvey Losses Mount

Travelers Halts Share Buybacks as Hurricane Harvey Losses Mount

Travelers, the third-biggest U.S. property and casualty insurer, is one of the first big industry players to report initial loss estimates in the wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

Celebrity Homes Smack Dab In Hurricane Irma's Path

Celebrity Homes Smack Dab In Hurricane Irma's Path

Even celebrity homes in Miami and South Beach may have suffered from Hurricane Irma's pummeling.

This Is How I Protected My Money While Living Through Epic Hurricanes

This Is How I Protected My Money While Living Through Epic Hurricanes

Hurricane Irma is barreling toward Florida with 185-mph winds, and with mayhem in mind. Consequently, prepping for hurricane-related money issues just makes sense.

A Walk Through of Palm Beach Gardens Before Hurricane Irma Strikes

A Walk Through of Palm Beach Gardens Before Hurricane Irma Strikes

TheStreet's Kevin Baker walks through Palm Beach Gardens to see how homeowners are bracing for Hurricane Irma.