Brett Benningfield - Staff Writer at Reviews.com

Brett Benningfield is a staff writer for Reviews.com. He has spent countless hours researching and writing about insurance and financial services.

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Homeowners Insurance FAQ

Homeowners Insurance FAQ

Nov 21, 2019 | News

Homeowners insurance is a big decision, and the last thing anyone needs when choosing a provider is confusion. Down below are some of the most frequently asked questions about homeowners insurance. Who Has the Cheapest Homeowners Insurance? Determining which insurance company will give you the cheapest rates for homeowners insurance will vary according to the…

Independent vs. Captive Insurance Agents: What You Need to Know

Independent vs. Captive Insurance Agents: What You Need to Know

Nov 19, 2019 | News

Insurance agents play a huge part in many policyholder’s insurance journeys, acting as a bridge between the provider and you. Agents can help make sense of what coverage best fits you and your unique situation, which can be very helpful since insurance is not a “one size fits all” industry.  Whether you’re in the market…

Reviews.com Study Shows Millennials Pay More For Car Insurance Than Other Drivers

Reviews.com Study Shows Millennials Pay More For Car Insurance Than Other Drivers

Oct 03, 2019 | News

A new study by Reviews.com focused on auto insurance and millennials found millennials pay significantly more for car insurance than other drivers. For the study, Reviews.com, partnering with Quadrant Information Services, analyzed 55 million sample rates from over 34,000 ZIP codes across all 50 states. The driver profiles took into account different driver histories, risk…

With Apple Arcade, The Best Console System Is The One That’s Already In Your Pocket

With Apple Arcade, The Best Console System Is The One That’s Already In Your Pocket

Sep 25, 2019 | News

Of all the services Apple has been rolling out this year, the most unique, and arguably the most exciting, is Apple Arcade. This year has marked Apple’s foray into a service-based strategy, that seeks to shift Apple as a lifestyle brand, than a mere tech company. Ventures into industries like health, financial services, and now…

The Biggest Apple News You Didn’t Hear About

The Biggest Apple News You Didn’t Hear About

Sep 11, 2019 | News

During Apple’s annual deluge of hardware announcements, one of the biggest reveals was the Apple Watch Series 5, a device that seems more impactful than it is. While it’s typical for Apple to release a new version of its smartwatch every year, the incoming Apple Watch Series 5 brings with it surprise, and some confusion,…

The Apple Card Doesn’t Fall Far From the Tree

The Apple Card Doesn’t Fall Far From the Tree

Aug 30, 2019 | News

To say the personal finance scene has been shaken up in recent years would be a great understatement. We’ve got tech companies trying to be banks, the continued growth of digital payment, and online banks making a strong case for ditching traditional banks. In a move to combine online banking and digital payment, Apple has…

GDC Offers More Details on Cloud-Based Gaming, But One Big Question Remains

GDC Offers More Details on Cloud-Based Gaming, But One Big Question Remains

Mar 22, 2019 | News

This week at GDC Google made waves and offered a new perspective on the future of gaming. As Google puts it, “The future of gaming is not a box. It’s a place.” As a gaming platform, Stadia aims to disrupt and change what Google sees as an antiquated way of gaming. Google wants gaming to…

GDC 2019: Big Names Target Streaming, VR for Mainstream Gaming Push

GDC 2019: Big Names Target Streaming, VR for Mainstream Gaming Push

Mar 18, 2019 | News

The 2019 Game Developers Conference starts up this week. Traditionally one of the more obscure and technical conferences of the gaming industry, GDC 2019 is shaping up to deliver some of the biggest gaming announcements of the year. Usually a five-day conference for developers, artists, marketers, and others involved with creating commercial video games, GDC…

Auto Insurance Companies Ratings

Auto Insurance Companies Ratings

Jan 22, 2019 | Review

Car Insurance Companies and Ratings for 2019 We love car insurance. Or, more accurately: We love helping you find the best car insurance. And thanks to four years’ worth of research and reviews, we’re pretty familiar with the industry’s big players. Below, we share our ratings for the top 20 car insurance companies in the...

The Best Maryland Auto Insurance Company

The Best Maryland Auto Insurance Company

Nov 16, 2015 | Review

The Best Maryland Auto Insurance Companies With Maryland’s high traffic density, frequent auto thefts, and many uninsured drivers, the state’s typical auto insurance premium is about $107 above the national average. Of course, that varies depending on many factors. If you live in a city, have a history of accidents, or drive a commonly stolen...