The most-read Policygenius pages of 2020



Myles Ma

Myles Ma

Senior Reporter

Myles Ma is a senior reporter at Policygenius, where he covers personal finance and insurance and writes the Easy Money newsletter. His expertise has been featured in The Washington Post, PBS, CNBC, CBS News, USA Today, HuffPost, Salon, Inc. Magazine, MarketWatch, and elsewhere.


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Every year, our mighty team of writers publishes thousands and thousands of words on our learn center to help readers untangle their most pressing financial questions. This year, the most-read pages on Policygenius included explainers about who benefited most from President Donald Trump's tax cuts, how the coronavirus affected life insurance and how to fill out a Schedule 1 tax form.

Here's a roundup of the pages published or updated in 2020 that drew the most visitors, broken down by topic:

Life insurance

  1. Types of Life Insurance

  2. Life Insurance and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

  3. The Best Life Insurance Companies in 2020

  4. Life Insurance Rates

  5. How to Find a Lost Life Insurance Policy

Homeowners insurance

  1. Homeowners Insurance and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

  2. Does Homeowners Insurance Go up After a Claim?

  3. Buying Homeowners Insurance Before Closing

  4. What Is Service Line Coverage?

  5. Is Homeowners Insurance Required?


  1. Who Benefited Most From the Trump Tax Cuts?

  2. Schedule 1 Instructions for 2020

  3. The 2020 Qualified Business Income (QBI) Deduction

  4. Above-the-line vs Below-the-line Deductions in 2021

  5. Qualified Education Expenses: What Can You Deduct in 2021?

Auto insurance

  1. Car Insurance and Coronavirus: What You Need to Know

  2. Age to Get a Learner's Permit in Every State

  3. Do I Have To Repair My Car With An Insurance Check?

  4. Do I Need a New Driver's License When I Move In-State?

  5. Buying a Used Car From a Private Owner

Renters insurance

  1. Does Renters Insurance Cover Food Loss?

  2. Do You Need Receipts to File a Renters Insurance Claim?

  3. Will Renters Insurance Cover a Hotel Stay?

  4. My Neighbor Flooded My Apartment, Will Renters Insurance Cover It?

  5. Can I Have Two Renters Insurance Policies?


  1. Why Would Someone Use a Quitclaim Deed?

  2. Buying a Home in 2020? Learn How Easements Affect Your Land

  3. What Does a Loan Processor Do?

  4. What does a mortgage underwriter do?

  5. Do I Qualify for a Mortgage Credit Certificate in 2020?


  1. What You Should Never Put in Your Will

  2. Writing and Executing a Will During the Coronavirus Pandemic

  3. What Is a Devisee?

  4. What Is a Self-Proving Affidavit & How Do I Get One?

  5. How to Make a Will Without a Lawyer


  1. How a QTIP Trust Works

  2. Can a Trustee Withdraw Money from a Trust?

  3. How Much Does a Trust Cost?

  4. Types of Trusts & Which One Is Right for You

  5. How a Spendthrift Trust Works

Estate planning

  1. Can Medicaid Take Your Inheritance?

  2. What Is a Small Estate Affidavit?

  3. How to Set up an Estate Account

  4. Alternatives to Long-Term Care Insurance

  5. Estate Planning and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Health insurance

  1. Where Obamacare Plans Cost the Most in 2020

  2. What Are the Main Types of Health Insurance?

  3. A Guide to Special Enrollment Periods

  4. Supplemental Health Insurance for Dental and Vision Coverage

  5. Health Insurance and Coronavirus (COVID-19)


  1. Investing and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

  2. Socially Responsible Investing (SRI)

  3. How to Open a 529 Plan

  4. 5 Tips for Investing During a Recession

  5. What Is a Bull Market?

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