Lena Borrelli

Contributing Writer​

Lena Borrelli is a freelance writer for Reviews.com. Over the last year, she has covered insurance, finance, and more. She has been featured in TIME with NextAdvisor, Bankrate, The Simple Dollar, MYMOVE, Million Mile Secrets, Coverage.com and more. My favorite article is “How to Invest in Real Estate During COVID?” on Reviews.com.

More from Lena Borrelli

The Best Whole Life Insurance of 2021

Reviews Report Nationwide and USAA are Reviews.com’s top picks for whole life insurance, earning 4.8 and 4.7 out of 5, respectively. The best whole life insurance companies all have high financial stability ratings from AM Best. Many insurance companies offer whole life insurance as a way for policyholders to diversify their financial plans for retirement ...

The Cheapest Car Insurance in Houston

As the fourth-largest city in the country, Houston is a thriving area with its busy roads and highways full of drivers coming and going. It’s a lively junction found near the Gulf of Mexico and Galveston Bay with more than 2 million residents who call the Magnolia City home.  With so much ground to cover, ...

The Cheapest Car Insurance in Tulsa

Tulsa is one of Oklahoma’s most densely-populated cities, with over 650,000 residents who fill its roads each day. Finding the right cheap auto insurance Tulsa has to offer can be a little intimidating when there are so many auto insurance companies in Tulsa to choose from.  Car insurance in Tulsa needs to be multifaceted enough ...

How To Invest in Real Estate During COVID-19

The invariable sink-or-swim scenario of the coronavirus pandemic has presented some serious opportunities for budding and experienced investors who have money to spend in a cash-strapped economy.  “Staying on top of the real estate market anytime can be challenging,” says Daniel Rodriguez, Director of Operations at Hill Wealth Strategies. “However, staying on top of the ...

How To Save on Auto Insurance With Defensive Driving Courses

If you need a reason to drive safe this season, current driver safety stats are enough to do the trick. For over 20 years, speeding has been to blame for approximately one-third of all motor vehicle fatalities. 66% of traffic fatalities are caused by aggressive driving. More than half of all car crashes in the ...

Insuring Famous Christmas Families: Is It Possible?

“Welcome to our home – or what’s left of it,” says Mrs. Griswold wearily, as SWAT invades and destroys what’s left of her sizable single-family home. It’s the stuff of holiday nightmares, played out for laughs and giggles over eggnog and pumpkin pie each holiday season. National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation is a story of the ...

Why Minorities Are Overpaying for Home Insurance (and How to Make a Change)

On August 13, 2020, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) president took the stage at NAIC’s Special Session on Race and Insurance. “The needless deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and George Floyd have led to a movement on racial equality that we cannot ignore,” Ray Farmer said. That extends to the housing market, ...

Best Internet Providers for Gaming

Although there are numerous internet service providers out there, finding the best internet in your area can be tricky. Some providers won’t be available at your location, and for the ones that are, offerings can vary significantly. To find the best internet providers for gaming, we analyzed the country’s leading internet providers based on criteria ...

Do Murders Increase Home Insurance Premiums?

Fast facts: Any crime that occurs in a home that requires an activation of a home insurance payout will affect premiums for the owner of the home making the claim. However if the crime, including murder, occurred in the home under previous ownership, it will not affect home insurance rates for the current owner. In ...

Does the Color of Your Car Affect Insurance Rates?

Fast facts: The color of a vehicle has zero effect on car insurance premiums. Almost half of Americans believe that the color of a car can increase insurance rates. While rates are not directly affected by color, a red car might draw more attention to itself by a patrol officer, causing higher rates of tickets, ...

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