Lisa Melillo

Lisa Melillo is a personal finance writer for Reviews.com. Over the past seven years, she’s covered insurance, travel, and home-related topics for a variety of online publications and businesses.

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The Best Internet Service Providers in Nashville

The Best Nashville Internet Providers Nashville is known for its live music scene, but what’s the point of rocking out if you can’t upload your concert footage later? With 82.1% of Tennessee residents relying on a broadband internet connection, the state ranks 39th in the U.S. for broadband usage, according to Statista. Slow internet speeds ...

The Best Internet Service Providers in Las Vegas

The Best Las Vegas Internet Providers Las Vegas is a city filled with plentiful luxuries and conveniences, but surprisingly, internet service isn’t always one of them. Many of the most popular internet providers in the region, such as AT&T and Comcast, don’t offer high-speed internet service in most of Las Vegas. This can make finding ...

The Best Internet Service Providers in Memphis

The Best Memphis Internet Providers Looking for the best internet providers in Memphis? We have you covered. However, with Tennessee coming in below the national average of 18.7 Mbps for internet speed, it can be challenging finding the ideal internet connection in Memphis. In this review, we’ll go over the plans and pricing available from ...

The Best Internet Service Providers in Austin

The Best Internet Providers in Austin As America’s fastest-growing city, Austin is by no means short of internet providers. Depending on where you live in the city, more than a dozen providers may be competing for your business. We looked at all the options and found the best internet providers in Austin for their speed, reliability, ...

Verizon Fios vs. Spectrum Internet Service Providers

Verizon Fios vs. Spectrum Internet Service Providers Verizon Fios and Spectrum are two popular internet service providers that overlap service in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic. If you live in this region of the United States, you might find yourself comparing Verizon Fios vs. Spectrum to find the best internet service. We’ve put both providers to ...

Actual cash value vs replacement cost

Setting a limit for your homeowners or renters insurance policy is fairly straightforward. However, deciding between actual cash value vs. replacement cost reimbursement isn’t always as easy. For most people with renters or homeowners insurance, replacement cost coverage is the most advantageous if you need to file a major claim. However, this coverage comes at ...

What is loss of use coverage?

Imagine your home is severely damaged in a windstorm, but your homeowners insurance saves the day by covering repairs. However, what happens in the meantime while construction is underway? As it turns out, homeowners insurance offers a solution for that, too. Loss of use coverage is a portion of your policy that pays for you ...

Credit Life Insurance

If you’ve recently applied for a loan and been offered credit life insurance, you may be confused as to what this type of coverage does and whether you need it. Unfortunately, lenders aren’t always up front about your obligation to purchase credit life insurance — and some have been known to include it in loan ...

Guaranteed Life Insurance

Life insurance can be an uncomfortable topic, but an important one. Restrictions around pre-existing conditions can make traditional life insurance difficult for some people to obtain. Guaranteed life insurance is a last-resort option for those who can’t pass a medical exam due to a disqualifying medical condition such as a terminal illness. While more expensive ...

The Best Burial Insurance Companies

No one wants to leave their loved ones with unforeseen expenses when they pass on. For many, the best solution is burial insurance, a type of life insurance policy designed to cover final expenses such as a funeral and cremation or burial. Our review of the best burial insurance companies rates policies based on their ...

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