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.

The Latest from Taylor

Ally Bank Review

Ally Bank Review

Oct 03, 2019 | Review

Ally Bank Review Ally Bank was one of the first online banks to enter the field, and it remains our choice for the “Best Online Bank” out there for its customer service, high-yield deposit accounts, and mobile-first banking experience. Originally an auto insurance loan provider called GMAC, it spun off in 2009 and, 10 years...

Direct Auto Insurance

Direct Auto Insurance

Sep 25, 2019 | Review

Direct Auto Insurance Review Direct Auto Insurance is a no-frills auto insurance option for high-risk drivers living in its 11-state coverage area, which is primarily in the southern United States. You may know the company from its recent advertising campaigns, which feature former athletes and musicians like Tonya Harding, Johnny Manziel, and Fat Joe to...

Mercury Auto Insurance

Mercury Auto Insurance

Sep 20, 2019 | Review

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,...

Safeco Auto Insurance Review

Safeco Auto Insurance Review

Sep 13, 2019 | 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:...

Landmark Home Warranty Review

Landmark Home Warranty Review

Sep 04, 2019 | Review

Landmark Home Warranty Review Landmark Home Warranty is a solid choice for residents of Arizona, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Texas, and Utah. In our review of the best home warranty companies, we recommended Landmark as a great option for western states because of its thorough coverage. The Total Protection Plan (our recommendation) not only covers your...

The Hartford and AARP Homeowners Insurance Review

The Hartford and AARP Homeowners Insurance Review

Aug 28, 2019 | Review

The Hartford Homeowners Insurance Review Even if you’re a first-time homeowner, you’d probably recognize The Hartford's iconic deer mascot — a design choice that lends the insurance provider national renown. Based in Hartford, Connecticut, since 1913, The Hartford is the only insurance provider officially endorsed by the AARP (American Association of Retired Persons), providing underwriting...

What Is Life Insurance?

What Is Life Insurance?

Aug 27, 2019 | Review

What Life Insurance Covers Life insurance is an insurance policy that provides a cash benefit to a beneficiary upon your death. It’s similar to other kinds of insurance, where you pay a premium to your provider and it, in return, provides a payout if something happens. While homeowners insurance provides a payout when you experience...

Sears Home Warranty Review

Sears Home Warranty Review

Aug 12, 2019 | Review

Sears Home Warranty Review The Sears Home Warranty is a solid option for homeowners with lots of appliances and systems or an older home. With a few exceptions, Sears places a generous $10,000 liability cap on each claim — an impressive amount given that many other home warranty providers would only pay out $500 max...

First American Home Warranty

First American Home Warranty

Aug 09, 2019 | Review

First American Home Warranty Review offers good coverage and affordable plans. Its Basic and Premier plans provide coverage and adequate liability caps on your most important appliances and systems. In particular, the Basic plan (about $25 per month) is a good deal if you only want to protect your appliances under your home warranty...

The Best Certificates of Deposit

The Best Certificates of Deposit

Aug 01, 2019 | Review

The Best Certificates of Deposit A certificate of deposit (CD) is a federally-insured savings account that gives you a guaranteed interest rate in return for keeping your cash with the bank for a mandated amount of time. Banks will typically offer a higher interest rate than what’s offered with a regular savings account. A term...