Maggie Overholt - Senior Insurance Editor  at Reviews.com

Maggie leads the insurance team at Reviews.com, where she strives to make complex purchases simpler and more enjoyable. She’s interviewed more than 50 industry experts, combed through endless policy documentation, and written 70-and-counting in-depth articles to help customers find the coverage they need without the usual insurance shopping headache.

The Latest from Maggie

How to Buy Life Insurance

How to Buy Life Insurance

Aug 23, 2019 | Review

Life insurance can be a difficult item on the financial to-do list. “Buying something for when you die is not appealing, but you still need to take the time to research it,” says Zhaneta Gechev, a 15-year life insurance agent and owner of OneStopLifeInsurance.com. “The biggest mistake I see when people shop for life...

Life Insurance FAQ

Life Insurance FAQ

Aug 13, 2019 | Review

Frequently Asked Questions How Does Life Insurance Work? Do I Need Life Insurance? What Does Life Insurance Cover? What is Term Life Insurance? What is Whole Life Insurance? What is Universal Life Insurance? What Type of Life Insurance Should I Buy? How Much Does Life Insurance Cost? How Are Life Insurance Rates Determined? What Types of Death Are Not Covered by Life Insurance? How Does...

Lemonade Homeowners Insurance Review

Lemonade Homeowners Insurance Review

Jul 26, 2019 | Review

Lemonade Homeowners Insurance Review Lemonade is an all-digital, app-based homeowners insurance company geared toward younger homeowners and renters in urban areas. Unlike traditional insurance companies, Lemonade relies on AI to set rates and evaluate claims — it doesn’t operate any physical agencies. As a result, it’s able to offer exceptionally low rates and speedy claims...

How to Buy Car Insurance

How to Buy Car Insurance

Jul 26, 2019 | Review

Learning to be a smart driver was one thing, but becoming a smart insurance shopper? That’s a whole different learning curve. Here we’ll go over a few basic steps for finding the auto insurance you need at a fair price, complete with tips from insurance industry experts. Decide whether to buy through an...

Gerber Life Insurance Review

Gerber Life Insurance Review

Jul 26, 2019 | Review

Gerber Life Insurance Review Believe it or not, Gerber Life is the same company as the one with the adorable Gerber baby, and its insurance branch doesn’t stray far from the target audience. Gerber life insurance is geared toward families, with policy options for children starting at just 14 days old as well as policies...

Auto Insurance FAQ

Auto Insurance FAQ

Jul 24, 2019 | Review

Frequently Asked Questions Is auto insurance required? What does auto insurance cover? What’s included in “full coverage” auto insurance? When should I buy car insurance? How much auto insurance do I need? ...

What is Homeowners Insurance

What is Homeowners Insurance

Jul 16, 2019 | Review

You may opt out of insurance for small things like your cell phone or laptop (who needs the extra monthly bill?), but protecting an investment as big as your home is a no-brainer. That said, coverage for such an important asset can be complex. Here, we’ll walk through some basic information about coverage and rates...

Infinity Auto Insurance Review

Infinity Auto Insurance Review

Jun 07, 2019 | Review

Infinity Auto Insurance Review Infinity Insurance specializes in nonstandard insurance, meaning it caters to “high-risk” drivers who might have trouble finding coverage elsewhere due to a poor driving record, an expensive claim history, or another risk indicator. Infinity also makes an effort to be accessible to Hispanic customers, offering all its online resources and customer...

Globe Life Insurance Review

Globe Life Insurance Review

May 28, 2019 | Review

Globe Life Insurance Review Globe Life Insurance offers small-sized, affordable term and whole life insurance policies, as well as limited life insurance for children. We don’t recommend it for most people, due to coverage and service limitations, but it does have reasonable basic coverage for certain cases. For instance, Globe Life might be a decent...

The Best Companies for Bundling Home and Auto Insurance

The Best Companies for Bundling Home and Auto Insurance

May 02, 2019 | Review

Bundling Home and Auto Insurance: Pros and Cons To bundle or not to bundle — that’s the question when it comes to home and auto insurance. For those new to the game, “bundling” is when you open more than one line of insurance with the same company. (So, for example, you buy both your home...