Michelle Clardie

Contributing Writer​

Michelle Clardie has an MBA in management and strategy, and has worked in real estate. Her work has been featured on sites like Yahoo! News and Inman.

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SafeAuto Insurance Review

SafeAuto Insurance focuses on providing low-cost auto insurance. It strives to keep premiums affordable, even for drivers who are considered high-risk because of traffic violations or previous accidents. In fact, high-risk drivers are SafeAuto’s specialty; it regularly insures drivers who’ve been denied coverage by other insurance companies.    You can get a quote online in under ...

Elephant Insurance Auto Insurance Review

Elephant Insurance Auto Insurance Review Elephant Insurance is a relatively new player in the auto insurance industry, having only been around since 2009. But its parent company, Admiral Group Plc, is one of the top auto insurance providers in the United Kingdom and is a Financial Times Stock Exchange (FTSE) 100 company. Elephant Insurance is ...

National General Auto Insurance

National General Auto Insurance Review National General Insurance, formerly owned by General Motors, is the only insurance company to come directly from the automotive industry. Previously GMAC Insurance, it rebranded in 2013 as National General Insurance and retains its relationship with GM owners and employees by offering substantial discounts to those groups. National General may ...

What to Do After a Car Accident

Being in a car accident is, definitely, a scary and stressful situation, and maybe worst of all, incredibly common. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported over six million car accidents in America each year between 2014 and 2017 (subsequent years are still being tallied).  With car accidents being so common, it’s important that all ...

Best Hawaii Car Insurance Companies

Hawaiians may not have as many choices as the continental U.S. when it comes to car insurance, but that doesn’t mean you have to settle for second-rate car insurance companies. The options you do have are solid.  To bring you the best car insurance in Hawaii, we analyzed the most popular car insurance providers in ...

The Best Ohio Car Insurance Companies

Out of 12 of the most popular car insurance providers in Ohio, we found that GEICO, Allstate, USAA, and State Farm are the best auto insurance companies in the state based on their customer service experience and coverage options at competitive rates. Our analysis also evaluated other key factors including customer satisfaction, financial strength, coverage ...

Best Florida Car Insurance Companies

The best Florida car insurance companies offer reliable and top-rated customer service, along with the best coverage options at competitive prices. We found Allstate and State Farm to be the best Florida car insurance companies based on these factors.  Our top picks were based on customer satisfaction, financial strength, coverage options, discounts available, and annual ...

The Best New York Auto Insurance Companies

The Best New York Auto Insurance Companies The best New York car insurance companies are those that pair strong customer service with solid coverage options, while also keeping annual premiums at reasonable prices. With these criteria as our guide, we found New York Central Mutual and State Farm offer the best car insurance in New ...

Nationwide Pet Insurance Review

Nationwide Pet Insurance has been offering pet protection since 1982 and serves all 50 states. It’s financially backed by A+ rated underwriters, confirming its status as an established, reliable insurance provider.  Nationwide proudly promotes its wellness coverage (coverage for routine care, such as dental cleanings, vaccinations, parasite prevention, and wellness checkups), but these are expenses ...

Figo Pet Insurance Review

Figo Pet Insurance offers comprehensive coverage for cats and dogs throughout the U.S. The three-tiered coverage system is straightforward and all plans provide the same comprehensive coverage, but with different caps on annual benefits. You can choose a policy that caps your yearly benefits at $5,000, $10,000, or unlimited, depending on the level of protection ...

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