Alison Chan

Alison Chan

SEO Analyst

Alison is an SEO Analyst at QuoteWizard, with experience covering auto and health insurance topics. Prior to joining QuoteWizard, she served as a content writer and social media marketer for various companies and nonprofits. Recently, she received an MBA in Marketing and a B.S. in Applied Mathematics & Statistics from Stony Brook University. Her work and education have allowed her to develop the essential research and analytical skills needed to translate data into a story.

Articles By Alison

The Best Cheap Car Insurance Companies (2021)

We analyzed hundreds of thousands of car insurance quotes to help you find the cheapest auto insurance policy.

Good Driver Discount: What Is It? Where Do I Get It?

Do you have a driving record free of accidents and violations? Here's how you can potentially save hundreds of dollars on your premium.

31 Car Insurance Discounts to Ask Your Insurer About (2021)

Discounts are one of the best ways to save hundreds of dollars on car insurance. See if you’re eligible to receive any of these common auto insurance discounts.

Best Roadside Assistance Services (2021)

Roadside assistance can come in handy if your car breaks down or you have an accident. Here's how to find the best comprehensive service.

Average Cost of Car Insurance (2021)

Our research shows the average monthly cost of minimum car insurance is $87, while a full-coverage policy costs $178, on average.

Car Insurance Costs for 20-Year-Olds

The average cost of car insurance for a 20-year-old driver is $86 per month for a minimum liability policy. Here's how to get cheap coverage at age 20.

Should I File a Car Insurance Claim for a Minor Car Accident?

Sometimes filing a claim with your car insurance company isn't in your best interest. Here's when you shouldn't file a claim and why.

Will My Car Insurance Cover Windshield Damage?

Windshield damage can be caused by anything from a rock to a break-in. Here's what to do if your glass chips or shatters and how to file a claim.

What You Need to Do When You're Hit by an Uninsured Driver

There are millions of drivers on the road without insurance coverage. Here's what to do if someone without car insurance hits your vehicle.

What To Do if Your Car is Stolen

Basic auto insurance doesn’t cover car theft unless you have comprehensive car insurance. Even then, you have to make sure you're taking the right steps and after your car has been stolen.

Traffic Tickets: When Should You Fight Them?

Challenging a traffic ticket isn't always the best option. We explain when you should fight and when you should just pay.

Telematics Car Insurance: How Does it Work? Should I Get it?

Telematics devices are used by auto insurers to evaluate and reward good driving habits. Here's what you need to know.

When Should You Fight a Traffic Ticket?

Learn why you should fight traffic tickets, as well as the best strategies for keeping speeding and other moving violations off your driving record.

Is Pay-Per-Mile Car Insurance Worth it?

Pay-per-mile car insurance is a policy that can help you save money if you don’t drive much.

How to Buy Same Day Car Insurance

Most companies sell "same day" car insurance, or car insurance that goes into effect as soon as you buy it.

How to Get Very Cheap Car Insurance with No Deposit

You won’t get cheap car insurance with no deposit from a reputable company. But you can get it with a low down payment.

Can You Get Car Insurance With a Permit?

You can get insurance with a learner’s permit. But you may not need a policy if you live with someone who’s insured.

What Is Temporary Car Insurance and Can I Get it?

Can you buy temporary car insurance? No, but if you need to drive for only a short period of time, there are many other ways to find coverage for your specific situation.

Rideshare Insurance: A Complete Guide for Drivers (2021)

Do you drive for Uber or Lyft? Here's what you absolutely need to know about the recommended rideshare insurance.

No Car, But Still Drive? Get Non-Owner Car Insurance

You can still buy car insurance without a car. Here’s what non-owner auto insurance covers and where to buy it.

Cheap SR-22 Insurance: What Is It? How Do You Get It?

Drivers caught engaging in risky behavior will be required to have an SR-22 form. It can be expensive, but here's how to find the cheapest option.

What Is Gap Insurance and Do You Need It?

Gap insurance can cover your auto loan if your car is stolen or totaled. Here's what you need to know about gap insurance.