Rachael Brennan

Property and Casualty Insurance Expert

Education

Rachael has a B.S. in Communications from Texas A&M University-Commerce

Featured in

MoneyGeek, AutoinsuranceEZ, and CarInsuranceCompanies, Cracked, Nerdbot, Rebelsmarket, and GrokNation

About

Rachael Brennan is a senior insurance editor at Policygenius, specializing in auto insurance. She has been working in the insurance industry for almost twenty years, for insurance companies such as 21st Century Insurance, BlueCross BlueShield Massachusetts, and HealthPass New York. She also spent two years working as a content expert for dozens of auto insurance websites through 360Quote LLC. In 2018 she moved from working directly with insurance to writing about it, creating content for sites like MoneyGeek, Goosehead Insurance, and autoinsurance.com. She doesn’t just write about insurance, however — you can read more of her work on Glamour, Cracked, and GrokNation.

Experience highlights

  • Former licensed Life, Health, AD&D representative for HealthPass NY and BCBSMA. Also worked as the insurance plans coordinator for the Unitarian Universalist Association.

  • Licensed P&C Insurance agent in Connecticut.

  • Former licensed P&C representative for 21st Century Insurance and PURE High Net Worth.

  • Ghostwriter for multiple insurance companies and websites, including Goosehead Insurance, ACI Specialty Benefits, Expert Insurance Reviews, and The Ladders.

In the press

Best cheap low-mileage car insurance companies

Average motorcycle insurance cost for 21-year-olds

How much car insurance do you need and how much is required?

Do you need roadside assistance coverage?

How do I drive my new car home without insurance?

Does car insurance cover electrical problems?

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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.

Selected stories from Rachael

Car lease insurance

Updated January 14, 2022 | 3 min read

Leasing companies usually require you to purchase full coverage when you lease a car, including comprehensive, collision, and liability limits of 100/300/50 or higher.

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How to pay your car insurance payments

Published January 13, 2022 | 4 min read

Each company is unique, but you can almost always pay in full, pay by quarter, or pay by month. Most companies accept credit cards, debit cards, and payments by check.

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Best car insurance for 19-year-olds

Published January 12, 2022 | 3 min read

The average cost of car insurance for 19-year-old drivers is $3,820 per year. Of major companies, Erie has the lowest rates for 19-year-old drivers at $2,312 per year and Farmers has the highest rates at $5,350 per year.

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