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.

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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 ...

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 rates, financial strength ratings, ...

The Best Washington Auto Insurance Companies

After extensive research into comparing Washington car insurance companies for price, J.D. Power scores, BBB data, and financial strength ratings from AM Best, S&P, and Moody’s, we chose PEMCO Insurance and USAA as the best auto insurers in the state.  Both companies provide the most affordable car insurance in Washington. USAA has the edge over ...

Best Nevada Car Insurance Companies

Nevada drivers pay a higher than average premium for auto insurance. That’s why it’s so important for drivers to shop around for insurance that suits both their budgets and needs. We looked at some of Nevada’s biggest insurance providers by market share and compared their AM Best ratings, J.D. Power scores, average annual premiums, available ...

The Best North Carolina Car Insurance Company

North Carolina has some of the lowest car insurance premiums in the country. Even with low rates, customers still have to shop for the coverage that best suits their needs. We’ve assessed several providers to help you make your decision.  For the best auto insurance in North Carolina, we’ve chosen Erie Insurance for its affordable ...

The Best Indiana Car Insurance Company

To select the best Indiana car insurance companies, we analyzed factors such as overall customer satisfaction, standard and optional coverage, available discounts, premiums, and more. We also looked at J.D. Power ratings, BBB data, and A.M Best financial strength ratings.  We ranked Erie Insurance as the best car insurance company in Indiana due to its ...

Best Car Insurance in California

When you’re looking for the finest car insurance, you shouldn’t have to sacrifice the quality of coverage for affordability. At the top of our list for car insurance in California is GEICO, which has affordable coverage and high customer satisfaction. It offers a variety of available discounts and a helpful app to make handling quotes ...

Old Republic Home Warranty Review

Old Republic Home Warranty offers multiple home warranty options. It’s also a reputable company with a high BBB rating, although it only provides coverage in 24 states. There are home warranties available for new-construction homes, with warranties tailored to the locale. Homeowners who are looking for straightforward coverage at a reasonable cost should keep reading ...

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