Mary Van Keuren

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Mary Van Keuren has been covering auto and home insurance for Reviews.com for nearly five years, and has published numerous reviews of state-specific insurance trends and how to find the best insurance deals for your money. She earned B.S. and M.A. degrees from Nazareth College in Rochester, N.Y. and has been writing professionally, both in print and online, for 30+ years.

More from Mary Van Keuren

The Best Homeowners Insurance Companies in Florida of 2022

Like many coastal states, Florida sees a typical pattern of hazardous weather — making it important to find the best home insurance possible for financial protection. Tropical storms and hurricanes can cause serious damage to your home and property, leaving you vulnerable to financial devastation if you cannot cover repair costs with homeowners insurance. Based ...

State Farm Insurance Review 2022

Reviews Report Above average rankings for customer satisfaction in 2021 auto and life insurance studies by J.D. Power Highest possible rating for financial stability from AM Best Award-winning website and apps may allow you to manage your policies online with a positive user experience State Farm is one of the largest insurance companies in America, ...

Amica Insurance Review 2022

Reviews Report Amica currently ranks fourth for auto and home satisfaction in J.D. Powers’ 2021 Claims Satisfaction studies A+ (Superior) rating with AM Best, indicating that Amica has historically been able to pay out on claims Some policies offer the option of receiving an annual dividend back of up to 20% of your premium Amica ...

How To Support Seniors With Car Modifications During COVID-19

COVID-19 and the recent surge from the Delta Variant, have made life more difficult for just about everyone, but seniors have been particularly impacted. Lack of contact with friends and neighbors, an increased inability to be in public places such as grocery stores and restaurants, and less-available caregivers all make this a hard time for ...

The Best RV Insurance Companies of 2021

Reviews Report American Family, Progressive and National General offer some of the best RV insurance according to our study, earning at least 4 out of 5 Reviews.com score. The best RV insurance companies include coverage options that insure personal belongings and customized RV features. According to our research, the best RV insurance company for retired ...

The Best Boat Insurance

There are few activities as enjoyable as spending a sunny afternoon out on the water. Suppose you’re one of roughly 13 million registered boat owners in the U.S. In that case, you know that enjoyment is predicated on safety and understanding the boating risks — which is where boat insurance comes in. In this article, ...

The Best Term Life Insurance Companies of 2022

Having term life insurance from a young age might be a smart decision, but it’s not always easy finding the best provider. To help you shop for life insurance, we put together our picks for the best term life insurance companies. These companies were reviewed and scored based on five main criteria—customer experience based on ...

How To Maintain Your Chimney And Pick The Right Firewood

Who doesn’t love the smell of wood smoke on a crisp fall day? Or the fun of making s’mores over a crackling fire in the middle of winter? With a working fireplace, that and more is possible while you warm your home just as the pioneers did. But it’s not quite as easy as you ...

What To Do When Your Car Collides With Wildlife

Colliding with an animal while you’re behind the wheel can be frightening and dangerous — and not just for the animal. The U.S. Federal Highway Administration estimates that there are approximately 26,000 injuries per year attributable to wildlife-vehicle collisions (WVCs). That’s probably an undercount, since many people don’t report collisions, and it doesn’t take into ...

How Families Can Prevent and Plan For Fires During Covid-19

By taking advantage of our suggestions, you’ll find it’s easy to have a detailed plan to stay one step ahead of fire hazards during the pandemic and beyond....

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