Maggie Overholt - Contributor at Reviews.com

Maggie is a former senior content strategist at Reviews. She’s covered everything from smart hubs and stand mixers to home insurance and mortgages. When she not elbows-deep in content, Maggie can be found outside exploring or painting in her Seattle apartment.

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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...

Michigan has a plan to fix auto insurance. Could other states follow?

Michigan has a plan to fix auto insurance. Could other states follow?

May 28, 2019 | News

Michigan lawmakers passed auto insurance reform legislation recently that state Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has called “truly historic.” When it takes effect in July 2020, the new law is designed to lower car insurance prices by changing both the amount of insurance drivers are required to purchase and the way insurance companies are allowed to set…

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...

Here’s What Makes Nationwide Rideshare Insurance Different

Here’s What Makes Nationwide Rideshare Insurance Different

May 20, 2019 | News

Rideshare insurance is a necessity for Uber and Lyft drivers, but an oddball in the insurance world. It’s very limited coverage that only applies at select times: specifically, when a driver has their rideshare app turned on, but hasn’t yet accepted a ride or picked up a customer. It’s also primarily meant for collision and…

Why All Drivers Need Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Coverage

Why All Drivers Need Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Coverage

May 17, 2019 | News

If you sideswipe a parked car, cause a fender bender, or find yourself at-fault in a more serious collision, your insurance company will cover the other person’s injuries and damages. That’s what liability insurance is for. Conversely, if someone else were to hit you, their insurance company would be the one footing the bill. But…

Should You Choose a Digital Insurance Company?

Should You Choose a Digital Insurance Company?

May 15, 2019 | News

Digital insurance companies strive to meet customers where they are by simplifying the insurance process, increasing pricing transparency, and (ideally) lowering premiums along the way. However, an online-only insurance company won’t necessarily be the right choice for everyone. Here, we’ll explore the why and how of digital insurance companies, and help you figure out whether…

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...

Tesla Wants to Insure Its Drivers, and Will Double Down on Tracking Data to Do It

Tesla Wants to Insure Its Drivers, and Will Double Down on Tracking Data to Do It

Apr 29, 2019 | News

Tesla’s worse-than-expected losses per share weren’t the only head-turning news that came out of a Q1 earnings call with Elon Musk last Wednesday. We also learned Musk will be getting his hands on even more of the customer experience by offering in-house car insurance for Tesla customers — supposedly starting sometime next month. “The answer…

Why You Need Rideshare Insurance and Which Companies Offer It

Why You Need Rideshare Insurance and Which Companies Offer It

Apr 18, 2019 | News

Rideshare Insurance Definition Anyone who makes money driving for a rideshare company like Uber or Lyft should carry special insurance above and beyond their personal car insurance policy. This add-on is called “rideshare coverage” or Transportation Network Company (TNC) coverage, if you’re feeling official. It covers drivers in instances where their personal car insurance or…