About This Site
We strive to be your most trusted partner in pursuing the right auto insurance.
The Truth About Insurance
The mission of The Truth About Insurance is to provide unbiased, objective insurance advice and tips to consumers on a variety of topics, ranging from auto insurance coverage to health care and beyond.
It’s hard to find information on basic insurance terminology online, as it’s usually only available on the websites of interested parties, namely insurance providers.
Our goal is to create a website where you can find the information you need to better navigate what is typically a confusing and stress filled process, without being pressured into buying coverage before you fully understand it.
Instead of asking insurance companies for assistance, educate yourself and arm yourself with the knowledge you need to make informed decisions.
After all, the more you know, the more you save.
Meet the Experts
TheTruthAboutInsurance.com’s expert team focuses on ensuring our content and services uphold the highest standards of integrity. Our dedicated team also manages our extensive writing network, which guarantees the information you receive is accurate, evidence-based, current, and trustworthy.
A team of insurance experts reviews our content, ensuring that existing and new content is accurate so you can make the best decisions about your insurance.
We strive to be your most trusted partner in pursuing the right insurance.
Joel Ohman, Founder, CFP®
Joel Ohman is the CEO of a private equity-backed digital media company. He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, author, angel investor, and serial entrepreneur who loves creating new things, whether books or businesses. He has also previously served as the founder and resident CFP® of a national insurance agency, Real Time Health Quotes. He has an MBA from the University of South Florida.
Joel has been mentioned as an insurance expert in many different online and print publications including AOL, Business Insider, idrivesafely, Reader’s Digest, Inc.com, Carvana, MarketWatch, Forbes, OppLoans, Yahoo!, TheStreet, and NYPost to name a few.
Laura D. Adams, Insurance & Finance Analyst
Laura Adams is one of the nation’s leading finance, insurance, and small business authorities. As an award-winning author, spokesperson, and host of the top-rated Money Girl podcast since 2008, millions of readers, listeners, and loyal fans benefit from her practical advice.
Laura is a trusted source for national media who frequently seek her practical advice on various finance topics for TV, radio, online articles, and print publications. She’s been featured on most major news outlets, including ABC, Bloomberg, CBS, Consumer Reports, Forbes, Fortune, FOX, Money, MSN, NBC, NPR, NY Times, USA Today, US News, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and more.
Her mission is to empower consumers to live healthy and rich lives by making the most of what they have, planning for the future, and making smart money decisions every day. She received an MBA from the University of Florida and lives in Vero Beach, Florida.
D. Gilson, PhD, Professor & Published Author
D. Gilson is a writer and author of essays, poetry, and scholarship that explore the relationship between popular culture, literature, sexuality, and memoir. His latest book is Jesus Freak, with Will Stockton, part of Bloomsbury’s 33 1/3 Series. His other books include I Will Say This Exactly One Time and Crush.
His first chapbook, Catch & Release, won the 2012 Robin Becker Prize from Seven Kitchens. His second chapbook, Brit Lit, a series of poems on Saint Britney Spears, is available from Sibling Rivalry Press. D. is the editor of Lunch and lives in the Missouri Ozarks.
Leslie Kasperowicz, Farmers CSR for 4 Years
Leslie Kasperowicz holds a BA in Social Sciences from the University of Winnipeg. She spent several years as a Farmers Insurance CSR, gaining a solid understanding of insurance products including home, life, auto, and commercial and working directly with insurance customers to understand their needs. She has since used that knowledge in her more than ten years as a writer, largely in the insurance niche. Leslie has been quoted in publications that include Reader’s Digest, Fox Business, and the Washington Post.
Angie Watts, Licensed Real Estate Agent
Angie Watts is a licensed real estate agent with Florida Executive Realty in the increasingly popular Tampa Bay area. Specializing in residential properties since 2015, Angie is a real estate blogger who published an ebook educating homeowners on how to make the most money when they sell their homes.
Her goal is to educate and empower both home buyers and sellers so they can be stress-free during the shopping/selling process and fully enjoy what should be an exciting, fun experience. She has studied and written on topics including market conditions, mortgage trends, first-time home purchases, and buying new construction.
In addition to real estate, Angie has a strong background in both insurance and finance. She studied Business Marketing at Waukesha County Technical College and draws upon two decades of sales and marketing experience in all facets of her professional career.
Rebecca Graham, Career Certification Manager
Rebecca Graham writes to empower readers to make sound financial decisions based on thorough research. She loves creating engaging and informative content to benefit dreamers of all sorts, including families, students, career changers, and small business owners. She currently manages Best Company’s career certification content.
Shuman Roy, Content Writer & Entrepreneur
Shuman Roy is an entrepreneur, business owner, and musician. He started RoysNoys, LLC in 2013 as a music production and education service company. He also offers small business consulting and advisory services to help businesses get from start-up mode to turn-key operations. Shuman earned his M.B.A from the Stern School of Business in 2001 and has an undergraduate degree from Manhattan College in electrical engineering.
As a freelance contributor, Shuman provides guidance on insurance products and providers for individuals and businesses. He has also been quoted in Forbes, Netguru, Allbusiness.com, and other business publications.
Whitney VanNostrand, Home Improvement Writer
Whitney is a home improvement writer for Dickson Plumbing LLC with previous experience as an editor for Upwork. She is a family-oriented person who is studying Psychology at Florida International University.
When she isn’t delving deep into research, editing, writing, or studying, she can be found riding horses. She created an outlet for both her passions for horses and writing with her site, Horse Barn.
For Our Media Friends
Our team loves partnering with media members to craft engaging stories with compelling visuals, data, and expert information.
If you’re a media member and would like to talk, please contact us. We’ll respond in a time sensitive manner so that you can meet your publication deadlines.
We expect all writers and editors at TheTruthAboutInsurance.com to comply with these guidelines when creating content. Writers are responsible for the accuracy of their work. Confirming information and double-checking facts are of the utmost importance.
Our writing and editorial team will not accept any payment of any kind in exchange for positive content or reviews of a company or vehicle. We write what we know. We take pride in creating honest content.
Our team has over 60 years of experience in the insurance industry. There will be information we don’t know or is up for debate, and we will be open about that.
As our goal is to produce consistent, professional content, our writing team takes care to use fair language in all of our work.
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