Taylor Moore - Finance & Insurance Writer at Reviews.com

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 Roof Inspections and Certifications Can Lower Your Home Insurance

How Roof Inspections and Certifications Can Lower Your Home Insurance

Sep 30, 2019 | News

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

How Your Credit Card Covers Rental Car Insurance

Sep 26, 2019 | News

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…

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

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

Sep 20, 2019 | News

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…

What is Non-Owner Car Insurance?

What is Non-Owner Car Insurance?

Sep 11, 2019 | News

Non-owner car insurance covers licensed drivers who do not own a vehicle themselves. The policy offers liability coverage for bodily injury and property damage that occurs if you drive a car you don’t own — say, a friend’s car or a rental car. However, it does not cover the damage to the vehicle you borrowed,…

Financial Planning for Children With Disabilities

Financial Planning for Children With Disabilities

Sep 05, 2019 | News

Raising a child is expensive, no question about it. According to a 2015 report by the United States Department of Agriculture, raising a child from birth to age 17 costs upwards of $230,000 on average, and that’s not even including college education. This can be difficult for any parent, but add health issues to the…

6 Ways College Students Can Save

6 Ways College Students Can Save

Aug 27, 2019 | News

It’s never been harder to be a college student. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, college tuition and fees increased by 63% between 2006 and 2016, costing upwards of $26,000 a year. Picking a college — and taking on the student loans that often accompany the decision — is a lot to ask of…

How to Save During Retirement Without Going Back to Work

How to Save During Retirement Without Going Back to Work

Aug 05, 2019 | News

After spending decades in the workforce, probably the last thing you want to do is work during your retirement. But according to a Bankrate survey from 2016, most Americans plan to do just that, and 62% of them said money was a motivating factor. We want to help you conserve your money so that you…

Silicon Valley vs. Wall Street: The Battle for Your Money

Silicon Valley vs. Wall Street: The Battle for Your Money

Jul 16, 2019 | News

The word “investments” may conjure scenes of important-looking businesspeople in suits, frantically shouting “buy” and “hold” on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. But in the digital age, it is sounding more and more like the whirring of servers and the tapping of mobile keyboards as new competitors enter the marketplace not from…