Ciarra Jones is a former home and auto insurance writer at NerdWallet. Prior to joining NerdWallet, Ciarra was a contributor for Huffington Post and Elite Daily, where she covered culture, religion and education. Her work has also appeared in BBC and Zora Mag.
- Education: B.A, University of California, Berkeley, M.T.S., Harvard University
- Previous experience: Huffington Post, BBC, Elite Daily
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Spot Pet Insurance Review
Spot pet insurance boasts a wide breadth of coverage and offers both an accident and illness plan and an accident-only plan.
How to Make Sure You’re Insured for Summer Activities
Having the right insurance coverage can help you enjoy summer fun with peace of mind.
Why Rising Car Prices Make Gap Insurance Worth a Look
If your car is totaled or stolen and you owe more than it’s worth, gap insurance can help pay the difference.
DWI vs. DUI: Understanding the Difference
DUI and DWI both refer to driving while impaired, but the technical definition for each will depend on your state.
Liberty Mutual Renters Insurance Review 2023
Liberty Mutual offers standard renters insurance coverage with several ways to customize.
Amica Renters Insurance Review 2023
Amica has a large number of coverage options and ranks high in customer satisfaction.
Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Mold?
Most home insurance policies pay for mold only if it’s the result of a covered peril, but there are exceptions.
What Is Medical Payments (MedPay) Coverage?
If your health plan has gaps in coverage, low limits or steep deductibles, MedPay can be a generally affordable addition to your car insurance policy.