Tara Seboldt

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Tara Seboldt is an experienced personal finance writer with a professional background in the fields of insurance, real estate, credit and loans, personal finance, and small business finance. Her work has appeared in numerous publications, including Benzinga, Bankrate, and Dough Roller. When not writing, you can find Tara hiking, camping, and skiing with her husband and their Border Collie, Rudi. Connect on LinkedIn.

Browse By Tag

  • (10)
  • (1)
  • (1)
JANUARY 13, 2023 | FRIDAY
Solved! Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Water Damage From Rain?

Q: As my home gets older, I’ve started wondering about the quality of the roof. Specifically, what happens if my roof starts leaking during a rainstorm? Does homeowners insurance cover wa...

JANUARY 6, 2023 | FRIDAY
Solved! Is Earthquake Insurance Worth It?

Q: I’m shopping for a home in a new state. My real estate agent mentioned there have been earthquakes in the area, and she recommended looking into earthquake insurance for my new home. I...

DECEMBER 31, 2022 | SATURDAY
The Best Renters Insurance in Georgia of 2023

Renters insurance is an important consideration for those who rent their homes. Whether a tenant lives in an apartment or rents a single-family home, investing in renters insurance is usu...

DECEMBER 12, 2022 | MONDAY
Solved! Can Florida Condo Insurance Exclude Water Damage?

Q: I just bought a beachfront condo in Florida. I’ve never owned a condo and am concerned about what is and isn’t covered by my insurance policy; specifically, if my insurance covers wate...

NOVEMBER 22, 2022 | TUESDAY
Solved! What Is a Jumbo Loan?

Q: My husband and I are hoping to buy a new home in a luxury neighborhood. Our mortgage broker told us the house we’re looking at may not qualify for a conventional mortgage and might req...

NOVEMBER 22, 2022 | TUESDAY
Solved! What Is Umbrella Insurance?

Q: A friend of mine accidentally caused a wreck that totaled another driver’s luxury vehicle and caused serious injuries to the driver. Her liability coverage limits weren’t enough to cov...

OCTOBER 26, 2022 | WEDNESDAY
Solved! What Is a Second Mortgage?

Q: My partner and I want to renovate our kitchen in the coming months, but we’re not sure how to pay for it. We were told a second mortgage might work since we have a lot of equity in our...

OCTOBER 26, 2022 | WEDNESDAY
Solved! Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Foundation Issues?

Q: I’ve recently noticed some cracks in the foundation of my home. I’m worried they’ll need expensive repairs, but I’m not sure if my homeowners policy covers the damage. Does homeowners ...

OCTOBER 26, 2022 | WEDNESDAY
Solved! Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Wildfires?

Q: Over the past few years, the region around my home has seen more and more wildfires. I’m starting to worry my house could be at risk. If a wildfire damages my home, does homeowners ins...

SEPTEMBER 30, 2022 | FRIDAY
Solved! Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Frozen Pipes?

Q: During a cold snap last winter, my neighbor’s pipes froze and burst, causing damage to their home and belongings. I’m worried my pipes may freeze if it gets that cold again this winter...