Kara McGinley

Property and Casualty Insurance Expert


Kara McGinley is an insurance editor at Policygenius, specializing in home, auto and renters insurance. She previously worked as a freelance writer and copywriter, and has been writing about insurance since 2019. Kara is an expert at making complicated topics like property insurance simple to understand. Her work can be found in Teen Vogue, The Culture Crush, and more.


  • Kara has a B.A. in English from East Carolina University

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Latest by Kara McGinley

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Updated February 17, 2021