Jackie Nelson

Feature Writer​

Jackie Nelson is a new mom, an obsessive news reader, and a highly analytical shopper. She makes spreadsheets and does crosswords in her spare time. Jackie loves to travel and adores her three crazy dogs. The best service-related experience she's ever had was getting her amazing auto loan through her credit union.

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Veteran’s Guide to Saving on Housing Costs

Veterans have sacrificed so much for the safety of our country. As a way to say thank you, many organizations, retailers, and companies offer discounts or programs to make buying and owning a home more affordable for those who have served. If you’re a veteran of the U.S. military, there are many ways you can ...

Brinks Home Security Review

Brinks Home Security Review Brinks Home Security brings its powerful industry reputation to the table alongside three smart home security packages. Founded over 160 years ago, the Brinks name is well-known and highly rated for home security. In fact, the company ranks No. 1 in overall satisfaction by customers in the 2018 J.D. Power study. ...

Is Hurricane Damage Covered by Flood Insurance?

Since there’s no such thing as an overarching hurricane insurance policy, the fallout from hurricanes is covered in a few different ways. Some damage will probably be covered by your homeowners insurance policy, and some may even be covered by a home warranty, but the main coverage for hurricane-related water damage will come from flood ...

Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Hurricanes?

Property owners can face serious risks when it comes to hurricanes and tropical storms. From blustering, high-speed winds to record-smashing rainfall and flooding, you have to be prepared for the worst case scenario during severe weather. If you’re a homeowner, you definitely want to insure your home against damage – but what exactly is covered ...

How Hurricane Shutters Can Lower Your Insurance Rate

Insurance companies like to see that you’re taking precautions to protect your home. By installing hurricane shutters that make your home less vulnerable to weather damage, you’re decreasing the chances that your home will be severely damaged in bad weather. In turn, this decreases the chances of needing your insurer to reimburse repair costs. This ...

What Are the Different Types of Hurricane Shutters?

Living in a storm zone can be amazingly beautiful, as you’re likely to enjoy a warm climate and favorable weather most of the year. But what about the dreaded hurricane season? The name of the game: you’ve got to be prepared for the worst. Hurricane shutters protect your home from the destructive hurricane winds and ...