Stephanie Nieves

Editor & Home and Auto Insurance Expert

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Expertise

Auto insurance, homeowners insurance

Education

Hobart and William Smith Colleges (BA)

Featured in

Business Insider, Money, HerMoney, PayScale, Quicken Loans, The Muse

About

Stephanie Nieves is a former editor and insurance expert at Policygenius, where she covered home and auto insurance. Her work has also appeared in Business Insider, Money, HerMoney, PayScale, and The Muse.

In the press

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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.

Pro tip

Stephanie Nieves

If you want to be fully protected, you should get what’s known as a full coverage policy, which includes comprehensive and collision coverage in addition to liability.

Selected stories from Stephanie

Does homeowners insurance cover fire damage?

Yes, homeowners insurance covers your home and personal belongings from fire and smoke damage.

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How much does a fireplace affect insurance?

Homeowners insurance covers fireplaces and fire damage, but certain wood burning fireplaces and stoves pose an increased risk to your home and could result in increased rates or make it difficult to obtain coverage with some companies.

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Does homeowners insurance cover dog bites?

Yes, homeowners insurance will cover the costs if your dog bites someone and injures them. But certain breeds, like pit bulls, may be difficult to insure or denied coverage altogether.

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