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.

  • Former licensed P&C Insurance 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.

Appearance Highlights

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?

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.

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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

Towing and labor cost coverage

Published October 06, 2021 | 3 min read

Towing and labor cost coverage, also called roadside assistance, is exactly what it sounds like — insurance coverage that pays for towing and labor costs if you need assistance.

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Zombies, serial killers, and vampires—is any of this covered by my car insurance?

Published October 06, 2021 | 4 min read

Hypothetically, if you found yourself face-to-face with vampires, serial killers, or giant monsters, your comprehensive and collision coverage would help pay to repair or replace your vehicle if it's damaged or destroyed.

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Who pays for medical bills after a car accident?

Published September 27, 2021 | 5 min read

Your health insurance will pay your medical bills after an accident, or you may have to pay them out-of-pocket if you don’t have health insurance. Car insurance may reimburse the payer after your bodily injury liability claim has been processed.

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