Ben Moore is an assistant assigning editor and spokesperson who joined NerdWallet as a writer in 2020. An auto insurance authority, his past work has been featured in The Associated Press, The Chicago Sun-Times, MarketWatch, Nasdaq and Yahoo News. Ben has been quoted in Martha Stewart and Real Simple magazine, and he has appeared on local broadcast television. He is based in Nashville, Tennessee.
- Education: B.S. in marketing from Olivet Nazarene University
Is It Worth Giving up Your Data to Get a Better Deal on Car Insurance?
When you sign up for pay-per-mile car insurance, companies use a technology known as “telematics” to track how far you drive using an app or other device, and it can also track risky habits — think hard braking or quick accelerating. To break this down we invited Ben Moore, our car insurance expert, to chat with us about how these programs work, and what you need to know before signing up and handing over your data.
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Quotes and interviews
Pennywise. Common winter home insurance claims and how to prevent them.
NBC. The number one insurance claims filed by homeowners in winter.
MarketWatch. Could you be paying 40% less for your car insurance? Maybe. 20 ways to save money on car insurance now.
Martha Stewart. The ultimate guide to renter's and homeowners insurance.
The Associated Press, The Washington Post, The Chicago Sun-Times, The Star Tribune, Nasdaq, MarketWatch, Yahoo Finance