Doug Sibor is a former insurance writer for NerdWallet. He holds a bachelor's degree in English and Classics from Colby College and an MBA in finance from Boston University. His work has appeared in The New York Times and The Washington Post.
The latest from Doug
What Every Homeowner Should Know About Trampolines
If you're not covered, it may be hard to bounce back from a big liability claim.
The Hartford/AARP Renters Insurance Review 2024
The Hartford/AARP's renters insurance has a variety of coverage options, but also a high number of customer complaints.
What Is an Attractive Nuisance?
Adding security features and insurance — or just getting rid of the nuisance — solidifies your financial safety.
How to File a Homeowners Insurance Claim
Filing a home insurance claim in a timely fashion can put money in your pocket faster.
Why Your Dog Needs Liability Insurance Even if She’s Perfect
Even very good dogs can cause injuries. If they do, liability insurance can ensure you don’t pay through the snout for it.
Nationwide Renters Insurance Review 2024
Nationwide renters insurance covers more than just the basics.
How to Make a Storm Damage Insurance Claim
Talking with your insurer and documenting everything will help you manage and recover from serious storm damage.
How Insurance Fraud Costs You Money
Insurance fraud adds an extra $400 to $700 to your premiums every year and costs the industry more than $300 billion.
9 Ways to Lower Homeowners Insurance Rates
Taking advantage of lesser-known homeowners insurance discounts and other creative approaches can help you save.
How Do Insurance Deductibles Work?
Insurance deductibles are what you pay before insurance kicks in. Higher deductibles lower the policy’s total cost.
Jetty Renters Insurance Review 2024
Renters insurance is one of several financial services Jetty offers.
Lemonade Renters Insurance Review 2024
Lemonade is notable for its digital-first offerings, but it's not available in all states.
Complete Guide to Hurricane Insurance
A homeowners policy alone won’t cover all potential hurricane damage to your home.