Taylor Moore - Finance & Insurance Writer at Reviews.com

Taylor Moore covers banking, investing, auto insurance, life insurance, homeowners insurance, and more as the Finance and Insurance Writer for Reviews.com. Her work has been published in Chicago magazine, Chicago Reader, and The Financial Diet, among other publications. After graduating from the University of Central Florida, she moved to Chicago, Illinois, where she currently lives with her cat.

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The Best Auto Insurance Companies for High-Risk Drivers

The Best Auto Insurance Companies for High-Risk Drivers

Oct 22, 2019 | Review

The Best Auto Insurance Companies for High-Risk Drivers Car insurance companies determine risk using a number of different factors, but it ultimately boils down to how likely they believe you’ll file a claim or get into an accident. This means that you can be considered a “risky” driver due to factors outside your control, like...

Ally Bank Review

Ally Bank Review

Oct 03, 2019 | Review

Ally Bank Review Ally Bank was one of the first online banks to enter the field, and it remains our choice for the “Best Online Bank” out there for its customer service, high-yield deposit accounts, and mobile-first banking experience. Originally an auto insurance loan provider called GMAC, it spun off in 2009 and, 10 years...

How Roof Inspections and Certifications Can Lower Your Home Insurance

How Roof Inspections and Certifications Can Lower Your Home Insurance

Sep 30, 2019 | News

Putting a roof over your family’s head is necessary, but it certainly isn’t cheap. In a 2017 American Housing Survey, the U.S. Census Bureau found that the cost to get your roof replaced was about $6,800. But that bill can range from $5,000 to $25,000 depending on where you live, what weather hazards are typical…

How Your Credit Card Covers Rental Car Insurance

How Your Credit Card Covers Rental Car Insurance

Sep 26, 2019 | News

Credit cards come with a slew of benefits nowadays. From travel points and access to airline lounges to cash-back on Amazon purchases, the best credit cards know how to sweeten the deal for their cardholders.  However, one of their most valuable benefits — rental car insurance —  is often hidden in the fine print. This…

Direct Auto Insurance

Direct Auto Insurance

Sep 25, 2019 | Review

Direct Auto Insurance Review Direct Auto Insurance is a no-frills auto insurance option for high-risk drivers living in its 11-state coverage area, which is primarily in the southern United States. You may know the company from its recent advertising campaigns, which feature former athletes and musicians like Tonya Harding, Johnny Manziel, and Fat Joe to...

Mercury Auto Insurance

Mercury Auto Insurance

Sep 20, 2019 | Review

Mercury Auto Insurance Review Mercury delivers on the most necessary parts of auto insurance, protecting you if your car is stolen or you have a collision that involves an uninsured or underinsured driver. It’s also great for ride-share drivers and those who like having roadside assistance at the ready. However, supplemental coverage options are limited,...

What to Do If Your Insurance Is Canceled Because You Didn’t Do Repairs

What to Do If Your Insurance Is Canceled Because You Didn’t Do Repairs

Sep 20, 2019 | News

One of the perks of homeownership is making design choices and choosing upgrades for your home, regardless of whether you invested in a fixer or you’re making an up-to-date home just a little more yours. And usually, your insurance company stays out of it. However, your insurance company can require you to make certain home…

Safeco Auto Insurance Review

Safeco Auto Insurance Review

Sep 13, 2019 | Review

Safeco Auto Insurance Review Safeco Insurance is a great option for those looking to customize their auto insurance coverage and receive personal, one-on-one service. It was purchased by Liberty Mutual in 2008, but the company’s been around since 1923. A key difference between Safeco and its parent company is in the way they sell policies:...

What is Non-Owner Car Insurance?

What is Non-Owner Car Insurance?

Sep 11, 2019 | News

Non-owner car insurance covers licensed drivers who do not own a vehicle themselves. The policy offers liability coverage for bodily injury and property damage that occurs if you drive a car you don’t own — say, a friend’s car or a rental car. However, it does not cover the damage to the vehicle you borrowed,…

Financial Planning for Children With Disabilities

Financial Planning for Children With Disabilities

Sep 05, 2019 | News

Raising a child is expensive, no question about it. According to a 2015 report by the United States Department of Agriculture, raising a child from birth to age 17 costs upwards of $230,000 on average, and that’s not even including college education. This can be difficult for any parent, but add health issues to the…