Kara McGinley

Property and Casualty Insurance Expert

Expertise

Homeowners insurance, renters insurance, auto insurance

Education

Kara has a B.A. in English and a minor in Communications Studies from East Carolina University

About

Kara McGinley is an insurance editor at Policygenius, specializing in home, auto, and renters insurance. She previously worked as a freelance content writer and copywriter for various tech startups. Kara has been writing about insurance since 2019, and is an expert and making complicated topics like property insurance easy to understand. Her work and insights have been referenced in Kiplinger and WRAL.com. 

Her other writing can be found in Teen Vogue, Brokelyn.com, The Culture Crush, Mask Magazine, and more.

In the press

WRAL

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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.

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

Selected stories from Kara

The Ohio FAIR Plan — explained

Published January 14, 2022 | 2 min read

The Ohio FAIR Plan provides home insurance to high-risk homeowners who’ve struggled to find coverage in the regular insurance market.

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What states have the most winter storms?

Published January 13, 2022 | 2 min read

Vermont holds the top spot for the most snowfall, though other states along the East Coast and in the Midwest get their fair share of blizzards and freezing temps.

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What is inflation guard coverage?

Published January 12, 2022 | 2 min read

Inflation guard coverage automatically increases the coverage limit on your home to keep up with inflation.

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