Andrew Hurst

Senior Editor & Licensed Auto Insurance Expert

Andrew Hurst

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

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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

How to file a disability insurance claim

To file a claim, you’ll need to provide basic information about your job and your illness or injury, along with a statement from your doctor. You’ll also need to sign a release that allows your insurance company to access your medical records.

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Disability insurance for veterinarians

Disability insurance is important for veterinarians, especially if you still have student debt to pay off. The best way to protect your income is with a long-term, own-occupation disability policy.

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Are disability insurance benefits taxable?

The payouts you get from a disability insurance claim are taxable if you paid for your policy with pre-tax dollars (usually the case with disability insurance you get through work).

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