Alex is a former insurance writer for NerdWallet. His work has appeared in USA Today, Time, Money magazine, Mashable, The Huffington Post and Business Insider, among other outlets.
The latest from Alex
Every Claim You Make, Insurers Are Watching You
Think your current insurer is the only one who knows about past claims you've made? Think again.
Where to Get a Car for Your Driver’s License Road Test
Whether you borrow or rent, make sure the car meets DMV requirements for your behind-the-wheel test.
Cost of Raising a Child Tops $260,000 — Just for Basics
Raising a kid is expensive, whether you provide “just the basics” or go all-out with deluxe trappings.
5 Ways to Make a Bulletproof Will
Don't let dissatisfied heirs try to grab what they feel they deserve.
5 Cool Mobile Car Insurance Apps
Insurers have loaded apps with features such as rewards for safe driving and the ability to monitor teen drivers.
How to Clear Your Driving Record to Save on Car Insurance
Fighting tickets can be worth it, especially if your driving record is shaky. You can also request expungement or take a driver safety course.