Julian Dossett

Julian is a tech and finance writer, covering stories from artificial intelligence to cryptocurrency. He lives with his wife in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Whenever he has a day off, Julian can be found at Isotopes Stadium watching the ballgame.

The Latest from Julian Dossett

The Best Smart Plug

The Internet of Things (IoT) has transformed the way we interact with our homes. Smart plugs allow us to enjoy greater control of appliances and electronics by using WiFi to manage our home’s electrical outlets remotely. But this technology is still new, so finding products that are truly reliable and easy to use were our ...

What is GAP Insurance?

Guaranteed asset protection coverage, or GAP insurance, is used to protect car owners in situations where the car loan is higher than the car’s worth. So, if a new car with a value of $30,000 is totaled, but the remaining loan for the car is $32,000, then GAP insurance will cover the extra $2,000 from the ...

Total Home Protection Review

Total Home Protection has only been around for a few years, so the company doesn’t have the same brand recognition as other home warranty companies like American Home Shield.  However, Total Home Protection offers three tiers of coverage at affordable prices. And the flexibility of the coverages means that most homeowners will find a home ...

Global Home Protection Home Warranty Review

Global Home Protection’s home warranties allow people to customize how they want to protect their home. Homeowners can choose between covering their appliances, home systems, or both.  The company provides a few helpful perks on their warranties. For example, policies can be cancelled at any time, and there’s no fee for transferring the home warranty ...

The Best Internet Service Providers in Boston

The Best Boston Internet Providers Founded in September 1630, Boston is one of the oldest cities in the United States. Although Boston is well-known as a center of culture and industry, the actual city proper only extends about 50 square miles. That means the people who call Boston home usually live in tight quarters compared ...

Progressive Renters Insurance Review

Progressive is an insurance giant who has been around for nearly a century. The company offers almost every insurance product imaginable, and boasts over 20 million policies in force.  Renters insurance from Progressive includes the same coverages as most other providers—personal property, loss of use, personal liability, and medical payments. But the company especially shines ...

ERIE Renters Insurance Review

ERIE Renters Insurance Review The Pennsylvania-based ERIE has been around since 1925 and offers a wide range of insurance. According to its company website, ERIE currently has more than 5.8 million policies in circulation. ERIE’s insurance should cover everything most renters need, and its strong reliability and customer service has earned top marks with the Better Business ...

Is GAP Insurance Worth It?

New cars lose value fast, which increases the financial risk for new car owners. If the new car is totaled before the car loan is paid down, the loan could be higher than the worth of the car. Guaranteed asset protection coverage, commonly known as GAP insurance, protects owners from paying off car loans that ...

The Best Homeowners Insurance in Pennsylvania

Anyone looking for home insurance in Pennsylvania would do well to check a policy from Erie or Allstate, since both insurers have low prices and average-to-good ratings from industry organizations. In this review, we also compared policies from State Farm, USAA, and Penn National.  To find the best homeowners insurance in Pennsylvania, we evaluated all ...

The Best Homeowners Insurance Companies in Iowa

Iowa is a state with many options for home insurance. Homeowners in the area looking for coverage should first check out USAA for their excellent customer service, or Nationwide for their low average prices in the state. We also profiled Allstate, Farmers, and American Family in this review. To find the top carriers in the ...

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