Our Editorial Team

We’re a team of passionate personal finance journalists, editors, advisors, insurance agents, and data scientists — and we’re committed to providing you with accurate, relevant information and insurance.

Our editorial mission

We serve our readers with objective, well-researched, simple explanations of complex subjects related to all things insurance. We believe everyone deserves to get the best deal on insurance that’s available to them, and we create content to help you make informed decisions about your insurance coverages.

Our editorial principles

We will create with integrity. Integrity is intrinsic to every word we publish. To create our content, our team of skilled editors, writers, insurance agents, and insurance executives rely on meticulous research, and verified, reputable sources such as expert interviews, government authorities, and insurance company representatives.
We will create with integrity.
Integrity is intrinsic to every word we publish. To create our content, our team of skilled editors, writers, insurance agents, and insurance executives rely on meticulous research, and verified, reputable sources such as expert interviews, government authorities, and insurance company representatives.
We will write independently. Our content is based on factual research and analyses of available data. Although Insurify does receive commissions from the insurance companies we partner with, our team of content writers and editors receive no direct compensation from our business partners or advertisers.
We will write independently.
Our content is based on factual research and analyses of available data. Although Insurify does receive commissions from the insurance companies we partner with, our team of content writers and editors receive no direct compensation from our business partners or advertisers.
We will speak with empathy. We understand that buying insurance can be confusing, intimidating and frustrating – and we also believe it doesn’t have to be. We aim to provide information that can help destress the insurance-buying process.
We will speak with empathy.
We understand that buying insurance can be confusing, intimidating and frustrating – and we also believe it doesn’t have to be. We aim to provide information that can help destress the insurance-buying process.
We will inform with simplicity. Insurance is full of jargon and complicated terms. Whenever possible, we will replace jargon with simple, straightforward words that everyone can understand. When it’s necessary to use insurance terminology, we’ll explain what it means – thoroughly and concisely.
We will inform with simplicity.
Insurance is full of jargon and complicated terms. Whenever possible, we will replace jargon with simple, straightforward words that everyone can understand. When it’s necessary to use insurance terminology, we’ll explain what it means – thoroughly and concisely.

Our editorial leadership

Evelyn Pimplaskar, director of content, has 30-plus years of experience in content creation, editorial content, and personal finance.

Insurify editors

Our editing team includes veteran personal finance editors, specialized subject matter editors who are licensed insurance agents, and data scientists – all of whom excel at helping readers understand insurance industry news and trends that affect their financial well-being.

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Ashley Cox
Managing Editor
Ashley is an experienced personal finance editor who has edited a variety of digital content over the years, including credit cards, insurance, mortgages, personal loans, student loans, and more. She is passionate about helping people learn more about personal finance so that they can empower themselves and achieve their financial goals.Ashley began her career as a journalist, working as a reporter and editor for print and broadcast news outlets. She also has a background in corporate retail communications, where she focused on web content and marketing communications development. Before joining Insurify, Ashley worked as a senior editor at Credible and a copy editor at Credit Karma.When she’s not editing, Ashley volunteers with the local Humane Society, takes trapeze classes (where she daydreams about running away and joining the circus), and hikes the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina.Ashley earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communication from Samford University.
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Tanveen Vohra
Editorial Manager
Tanveen Vohra is an editorial manager at Insurify specializing in writing about property and casualty insurance. Through her work, Tanveen helps consumers better understand the components of their insurance policies so they can make smarter purchase decisions.Tanveen's work has been cited by CNBC , Fox Business, Business Insider, Fortune, and Market Watch, among others.
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John Leach
Insurance Content Editor at Insurify
John Leach is an insurance content editor who has worked in print and online. He has years of experience in car and home insurance and strives to make these topics easy to understand for everyone. He has a linguistics degree from UC Santa Barbara.
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Insurify contributors

Nearly 30 experienced personal finance writers contribute to Insurify’s editorial content each month. Our contributors have written for leading personal finance and insurance industry publications from Investopedia, Forbes, and the New York Times, to Business Insider, Bankrate, and Credit Karma.

Lauren Bowling
Lauren Bowling
Lauren Bowling is an award-winning blogger and finance writer whose work has been featured on The Huffington Post, Fox Business, CNBC, Forbes, Business Insider, Redbook, and Woman’s Day Magazine. She writes regularly at financialbestlife.com.
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Rae Hartley Beck
Rae Hartley Beck
Rae got her start writing in finance with a column for her college newspaper on living, traveling, and budgeting with limited means in 2012. Her work has since appeared in Investopedia, Bankrate, and other financial news outlets. She was an early member of the Financial Independence, Retire Early (FIRE) movement and went from having her family home foreclosed on in high school to becoming a homeowner herself at age 24. Rae was an award-winning claims specialist for the Social Security Administration for almost six years before leaving to share her knowledge with the public as a full-time writer and editor. Her insider knowledge and experience explaining and applying policies to thousands of beneficiaries gives her unique insight into retirement and disability topics. When not writing Rae can be found backpacking in the desert with her retired racing sled dog, reading an average of 200 books annually, and helping teens and women gain control of their financial lives through organizations like Women's Personal Finance and Girl Scouts of America. Expertise: Real estate, mortgages, auto lending, homeowner's insurance, auto insurance Education: BA, History and Education Studies, Berea College Rae Hartley Beck's Top Finance Tip: "Five years of diligence and budgeting at the beginning of your career can save you 20 years at the end of it."
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Daria Kelly Uhlig
Daria Kelly Uhlig
Daria Uhlig is a freelance writer and editor with over a decade of experience creating personal finance content. Her work appears on USA Today, Nasdaq, MSN, Yahoo Finance, Fox Business, GOBankingRates and AOL. As a licensed Realtor and resort property manager, she specializes in real estate topics, including landlord, homeowners and renters insurance. In her spare time, Daria can be found photographing people and places on Maryland's Eastern Shore. Connect with her on LinkedIn.
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Aly J. Yale
Aly J. Yale
Aly J. Yale is a freelance writer and reporter covering real estate, mortgages, and personal finance. Her work has been published in Forbes, Business Insider, Money, CBS News, US News & World Report, and The Miami Herald. She has a bachelor’s degree in radio-TV-film and news-editorial journalism from the Bob Schieffer College of Communication at TCU and is a member of the National Association of Real Estate Editors.
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Taylor Medine
Taylor Medine
Taylor Medine is a writer who's covered personal financial topics from budgeting and saving to paying down debt for more than eight years. She got her start demystifying intimidating money topics for the everyday consumer on a personal blog, and has since been published on Bankrate, Experian, Forbes Advisor, The Balance, Business Insider, Credit Karma, and more. Follow her on Twitter @taytalksmoney.
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Stephanie Colestock
Stephanie Colestock
Stephanie is a DC-based freelance writer. She primarily covers personal finance topics such as insurance, loans, real estate investing, and retirement. Her work can be found on CBS, FOX Business, MSN, Yahoo! Finance, Business Insider, and more. When she isn't helping people plan for their financial futures, she is traveling, hiking with her kids, or writing for her own website, TomorrowsDollar.com. She can be reached on Twitter @stephcolestock
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Nick Dauk
Nick Dauk
Nick Dauk is a freelance writer specializing in business, entrepreneurship, personal finance, and travel. His work has been featured in Fox Business, BBC, The Edge, Business Insider, and Bisnow. Nick is a first-generation college graduate, having majored in Interdisciplinary Studies at the University of Central Florida. His eclectic coursework, combined with previous managerial roles in the retail and broadcast television industries, have helped him develop an interdisciplinary approach to writing.For nearly a decade, Nick has created content for mom-and-pop businesses and global corporations. As a travel writer, his global adventures have also been featured on Inside Hook, Houston Chronicle, Culture Trip, and Matador. When he's not traveling, Nick can be found in Orlando spending time with his wife and toddler.
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Kevin Payne
Kevin Payne
Kevin Payne is a freelance writer and family travel and budget enthusiast behind FamilyMoneyAdventure.com. His work has been featured in Forbes Advisor, CreditCards.com, Bankrate, SlickDeals, Finance Buzz, The Ascent, Student Loan Planner, and more. Kevin lives in Cleveland, Ohio with his wife and four teenagers.
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Jerry Brown
Jerry Brown
Jerry has been writing about personal finance for over four years. He started writing about personal finance in 2017 to document his journey to get rid of thousands of dollars in credit card debt. Two years ago, he pivoted away from writing for his own blog to focus on writing for major publishers like Bankrate, Forbes Advisor and Credible. He covers a variety of topics, including insurance, debt management and personal loans.
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Insurify’s advisory panel

Insurify’s advisory panel helps our editorial team ensure our content is accurate, relevant, and addresses current news and trends in the insurance industry. Panel members draw on a wealth of insurance knowledge from their work as agents, educators, and industry leaders.

Our editorial process

Insurify’s content goes through a rigorous editing and fact-checking process that includes reviews by insurance agents, data scientists, and multiple editors with years of experience in insurance and personal finance. We vet every article and report for:

  • Accuracy

  • Educational value

  • Objectivity

  • Enjoyability