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

Comparing Allstate vs. GEICO vs. State Farm vs. Progressive vs. AAA Auto Insurance

We compared rates, coverages and discounts of the five best major insurers. Here are the best auto insurance companies for your needs.

How to Get Same-Day Car Insurance Online

If you need an auto insurance quote right now, many providers offer instant quotes online to help you get covered fast.

The Best Cheap Car Insurance Companies (2022)

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

A Complete Guide to Moving Truck Insurance: Is It Worth It?

Your personal auto insurance may not cover an important move. Moving truck insurance can ensure you're protected.

What to Do if You’re an Injured Passenger in a Car Accident

The car insurance of the driver who causes a crash usually pays the medical bills of injured passengers, but not always.

Best Home and Auto Insurance Companies for Bundling

When you bundle home and auto insurance with one company, you can save up to $904 on a 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 (2022)

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.

Cheapest Car Insurance for Low-Mileage Drivers (2022)

Here are the best low-mileage car insurance discounts and companies that may help you save money if you don’t drive much.

Insuring a Leased Car: What You Need to Know

Insurance coverage is required for leased vehicles but how much you need may vary by the leasing company.

8 Easy Ways to Save Money on Car Insurance

Your insurance prices are affected by several factors, but there are fast and easy ways to lower your car insurance rates.

Best Roadside Assistance Services (2022)

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 (2022)

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.

How Long Can You Stay on Your Parents’ Car Insurance Policy?

Find out how long you can stay on your parents’ car insurance policy, and how to save money when you get your own.

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.

Best Auto Insurance for Seniors in 2021

Seniors pay an average $962 for auto insurance per year. Here's where you can find the best company.

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.

How Does Car Insurance Work?

Most states require drivers to carry auto insurance. A policy has many parts that we can help you understand.

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.

How to Get a Rental Car from an Insurance Accident Claim

Depending on who was at fault, there are several possibilities for who pays for a rental car after an accident.

Does Auto Insurance Cover Ambulance Rides?

Ambulance rides are expensive. Insurance often covers them, but not always—and not always fully.

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.

What Is Comprehensive Car Insurance? Do You Need It?

Comprehensive auto insurance helps cover unexpected damages that aren’t caused by a car crash.

A Guide to Accident Forgiveness: What Is It? Is It Worth It?

Accident forgiveness can help keep your rates low after a car accident. Here's who qualifies for it and what you need to know.

What Is Medical Payments Coverage? A Complete Guide

Medical payments coverage reimburses you for medical bills and funeral costs after a car accident.

Rideshare Insurance: A Complete Guide for Drivers (2022)

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

Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage

Uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage pays for medical and repair bills resulting from an accident with an insufficiently insured driver.

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.