Andrew Hurst

Senior Editor & Licensed Auto Insurance Expert

Expertise

Auto insurance, property and casualty insurance, homeowners, renters, and flood insurance

Education

Wright State University (BA, MA)

Featured in

The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, NPR, Forbes, Mic, Insurance Business Magazine, Property Casualty 360, AARP

About

Andrew Hurst is a senior editor at Policygenius and a licensed auto insurance expert in the state of New York. Previously, he was a data writer at ValuePenguin and LendingTree. His work has also been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, USA Today, NPR, Mic, Insurance Business Magazine, ValuePenguin, and Property Casualty 360.

Experience highlights

  • As of May 2022, Andrew is a licensed property & casualty insurance agent in the state of New York.

  • At Policygenius, Andrew writes content about auto insurance with an eye toward providing the best on-page experience for people looking for answers to their personal finance questions.

  • Previously, as a technical and data writer at ValuePenguin and LendingTree, Andrew researched and wrote more than 250 articles about all types of insurance.

  • Andrew's expertise have been featured in numerous print publications, including The Wall Street Journal and the New York Times. He has also appeared in more than one dozen on-camera and radio interviews. Highlights include appearances on NPR's Marketplace and Cheddar News.

In the press

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Want to interview a Policygenius expert?

Journalist on a deadline? Our press team can connect you with our experts to discuss insurance, personal finance, and more. They’re also pretty friendly.

press@policygenius.com

Policygenius content follows strict guidelines for editorial accuracy and integrity. Learn about our editorial standards and how we make money.

Pro tip

Andrew Hurst

Insurance can be complicated, but our team of knowledgeable experts can help you make the best decisions for your future. You don't have to navigate these confusing concepts alone.

Selected stories from Andrew

Car insurance for 21-year-olds

Updated  | 4 min read

On average, car insurance costs 21-year-old drivers $226 per month — though many companies have cheaper coverage.

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What is car insurance and how does it work?

Updated  | 6 min read

Car insurance is a type of financial protection that covers the cost of another driver’s medical bills and repairs if you cause an accident with your car, or in case your car is stolen or damaged some other way.

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Cheap SR-22 insurance

Updated  | 7 min read

The cheapest SR-22 insurance is State Farm, which charges an average of ​​$138 per month to drivers who have to prove financial responsibility after a DUI.

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