Lorraine Roberte

Contributing Writer​

Lorraine Roberte is a South Florida-based personal finance writer. Her work has been published on sites such as Thrive Global, Elephant Journal, Red Tricycle and Tweak Your Biz.

The Latest from Lorraine Roberte

Best Extended Car Warranty Companies

Extended car warranties are optional plans you can buy to cover repair costs and replacement expenses after your original manufacturer’s warranty expires. Think of it as a health insurance plan for your car. It covers most major breakdowns and repairs, and since the cost of labor and parts fluctuates over time, it gives you peace ...

Best Virginia Auto Insurance Company

After analyzing the top carriers from a pool of the largest car insurance companies in Virginia by market share, we chose Erie Insurance as the state’s best auto insurer. Virginia drivers enjoy auto insurance costs that are lower than the national average. Among them, Erie Insurance offers the lowest rates, and it also has a ...

Geico vs. Progressive Auto Insurance Review

As a vehicle owner, it’s important to find insurance that provides the coverage you need at a price you can afford. When there are so many providers to choose from, how do you narrow it down? Geico and Progressive are long-standing companies backed by solid reputations. Both providers are financially stable and able to support ...

The Best Classic Car Insurance Companies

When you have an exceptional vehicle, you need the right coverage to protect it. Classic car insurance is the best way to keep your classic or antique car safe and sound.  While regular car insurance has coverage relevant to commuters, classic car insurance policies meet the unique needs of collectible and custom cars. Policies have ...

Farmers Homeowners Insurance Review

  Farmers Insurance has been providing coverage to Americans for nearly a century, with great service too; Farmers comes in third by three points on J.D. Power’s most recent Property Claims Satisfaction Study. The company also offers a wide range of coverage for homeowners that’s easily customized to fit most needs and budgets.  There are ...

AAA Homeowners Insurance Review

AAA Home Insurance Review The American Automobile Association (AAA) is a long-standing and well-recognized name in American insurance options. The nonprofit organization has been supporting homeowners for well over a century. This support includes car insurance, home insurance, and life insurance. AAA insurance is made up of a network of localized clubs. There are over ...

Allstate Homeowners Insurance Review

When you think of home insurance companies, a few of the best-known company names probably come to mind. But there’s no guarantee that if you shop coverage from these companies, you’ll end up working with them directly. Progressive, for example, provides and services home insurance through third parties. Allstate is one of the country’s largest ...

Car Insurance Buyer's Guide

Car Insurance Buyer’s Guide Car insurance is a way to protect yourself financially from expenses resulting from car accidents. Unless you’re in New Hampshire or Virginia, state law also requires you to have car insurance. When choosing the best insurance company and policy for your needs and budget, we recommend evaluating the company’s customer satisfaction ...

The Best Long-Term Care Insurance

Long-term care insurance reimburses you for long-term care costs for people with active policies who meet the eligibility criteria for disbursements (unable to perform certain daily living tasks). Choosing a financially stable company is essential. Companies with a variety of products and add-ons and excellent customer service ensure you’ll be happy with your policy and ...

The Best Homeowners Insurance Companies in North Carolina

North Carolina homeowners currently enjoy premiums under the national average, but weather is always a concern. Flooding, tornadoes, and hurricanes are all possibilities in this state. This requires thorough insurance that fits your budget. We chose Erie Insurance as our top homeowners insurance in North Carolina due to its expanded coverage and affordability. The company ...

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