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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Esurance Homeowners Insurance Review

Esurance, a subsidiary of Allstate, has been providing homeowners coverage and other insurance products since 1999 but will disappear as a brand in 2020. The company is online-focused, offering robust online quotes and digital tools. Esurance excels in areas such as its online resources and simple quote process, but falls behind its competitors when it ...

The Best Homeowners Insurance in South Carolina

Residents of the Palmetto State have a lot to deal with when it comes to protecting their home — enduring from hurricanes to pests to crime. Thankfully, there are several high-quality homeowners insurance companies servicing the state. Some of our favorites include Allstate, Auto-Owners, Cincinnati Insurance, USAA, and State Farm. These companies have been selected ...

The Best Michigan Homeowners Insurance Companies

Our top picks for best homeowners insurance companies in Michigan have been carefully chosen based on price, customer service, financial stability and the level of coverage available. According to our analysis, Michigan’s best home insurance is Auto-Owners. This provider ticks all the boxes and offers a reasonable annual premium for its coverage. The good news ...

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 ...

The Best Extended Car Warranty Companies

Everyone knows how important it is to carry auto insurance, but even the best car insurance companies don’t cover breakdowns and mechanical issues. To protect themselves from emergency car repair bills, many drivers turn to car warranty companies. There’s just one problem: Telling the best extended car warranties apart from downright scams can be nearly ...

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, ...

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 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 ...