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 insurance for electric vehicles

Updated January 21, 2022 | 3 min read

Car insurance for electric vehicles is more expensive than car insurance for gas-powered vehicles, but there are things you can do to save money on your car insurance.

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How to find out if someone has auto insurance coverage

Published January 21, 2022 | 4 min read

The easiest way to find out if someone has auto insurance is to ask directly, but you can also go through the police, the DMV, or your own insurance company to find someone else’s insurance information.

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What happens when an at-fault party doesn’t have enough insurance?

Published January 20, 2022 | 5 min read

You’ll still be held responsible for all of the damage caused in an at-fault accident, even if you don’t have enough car insurance, but there are some types of insurance that can help fill in the gaps in coverage.

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