Taylor Moore

Finance & Insurance Writer​

Taylor Moore covers banking, investing, auto insurance, life insurance, homeowners insurance, and more as the Finance and Insurance Writer for Reviews.com. Her work has been published in Chicago magazine, Chicago Reader, and The Financial Diet, among other publications. After graduating from the University of Central Florida, she moved to Chicago, Illinois, where she currently lives with her cat.

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How to Avoid Distracted Driving at Night

In This Article What is Distracted Driving, and Why Is It Worse at Night? The Consequences of Distracted Driving Safety Tips for Distraction-Less Driving at Night What’s Next? Further Reading Be honest: Have you ever read or answered a text while driving? If so, you’re not alone. A 2016 survey from State Farm found 94% ...

The Best No-Medical-Exam Life Insurance Companies

Most life insurance companies require a medical exam in order to assess your health and assign you a risk level that determines your monthly premiums. These exams are typically conducted in your home by a paramedical professional, at the cost of the insurance company, and involve taking your height, weight, and blood pressure. Some require ...

So You're Thinking About Moving. How Will This Affect Your Car Insurance?

Rent, taxes, the price for a gallon of milk — all of these are cost-of-living factors that change depending on where you live. There are plenty of calculators online that help you compare your living expenses once you’ve moved from one city to another, but what about your car insurance? To help answer this, we ...

The Best Auto Insurance Companies for High-Risk Drivers

Car insurance companies determine risk using a number of different factors, but it ultimately boils down to how likely they believe you’ll file a claim or get into an accident. This means that you can be considered a “risky” driver due to factors outside your control, like age, gender, and where you live, and due ...

How Roof Inspections and Certifications Can Lower Your Home Insurance

Putting a roof over your family’s head is necessary, but it certainly isn’t cheap. In a 2017 American Housing Survey, the U.S. Census Bureau found that the cost to get your roof replaced was about $6,800. But that bill can range from $5,000 to $25,000 depending on where you live, what weather hazards are typical ...

How Your Credit Card Covers Rental Car Insurance

Credit cards come with a slew of benefits nowadays. From travel points and access to airline lounges to cash-back on Amazon purchases, the best credit cards know how to sweeten the deal for their cardholders.  However, one of their most valuable benefits — rental car insurance —  is often hidden in the fine print. This ...

Mercury Auto Insurance

Mercury Auto Insurance Review Mercury delivers on the most necessary parts of auto insurance, protecting you if your car is stolen or you have a collision that involves an uninsured or underinsured driver. It’s also great for ride-share drivers and those who like having roadside assistance at the ready. However, supplemental coverage options are limited, ...

What to Do If Your Insurance Is Canceled Because You Didn't Do Repairs

One of the perks of homeownership is making design choices and choosing upgrades for your home, regardless of whether you invested in a fixer or you’re making an up-to-date home just a little more yours. And usually, your insurance company stays out of it. However, your insurance company can require you to make certain home ...

Safeco Auto Insurance Review

Safeco Auto Insurance Review Safeco Insurance is a great option for those looking to customize their auto insurance coverage and receive personal, one-on-one service. It was purchased by Liberty Mutual in 2008, but the company’s been around since 1923. A key difference between Safeco and its parent company is in the way they sell policies: ...