Erika Sommer

Erika Sommer

Junior Content Writer

Erika Sommer is a content writer for QuoteWizard. She focuses on evergreen content, as well as news articles and rate studies. She graduated with degrees in journalism and sociology from the University of Washington, and has been with QuoteWizard since July of 2015.

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Life Insurance for People with High Blood Pressure

Obtaining affordable life insurance when you have high blood pressure can be difficult, but it is possible. Let us show you how.

Life Insurance for People with Mental Illnesses

It’s not as difficult as you might think to get a life insurance policy if you have a mental illness. We’ll show you how to get one.

Life Insurance for People with Cancer

It can be difficult to obtain a life insurance policy after getting a cancer diagnosis, but it isn’t impossible. Learn how to obtain life insurance if you or a loved one has cancer.

Life Insurance for People with Diabetes

Purchasing life insurance if you have diabetes can be difficult. Fortunately, there are companies willing to insure you, you just have to know where to look.

Is Employer-Provided Life Insurance Enough?

Many employers offer life insurance as a benefit but the coverage provided is seldom enough to meet your family's needs should tragedy strike.

Life Changes and Life Insurance: Getting Divorced

Divorce could mean making changes to your life insurance. This could mean changing beneficiaries or insuring income for the ex and children Here’s everything you need to know about life insurance after divorce.

How to Choose a Life Insurance Company

Having trouble narrowing down the many life insurance providers out there? Here are some tips to help you find a life insurance company that meets your needs.

Buy Affordable Life Insurance for Smokers

Are you a smoker looking to purchase life insurance but worried about the cost? We’ve created a guide to help you get affordable life insurance.

11 Questions for Your Life Insurance Agent or Broker

Whether you're in the process of purchasing a policy or are just interviewing someone to be your agent, here are some questions you should be asking.

How to Get (Affordable) Life Insurance with a High Risk Job

High risk jobs often lead to higher life insurance rates, but they don’t have to.

How to Save Money on Life Insurance

Here are a few of our favorite tips to help you save money when shopping for a life insurance policy.

Life Insurance for People Who Enjoy Extreme Sports

Do you like rock or mountain climbing, scuba diving, or hang gliding? Those and other risky hobbies could keep you from getting affordable life insurance—if you can get it at all. Here are some solutions.

What to Do if You Can't Afford to Pay for Life Insurance

Whether you’re the primary breadwinner, a divorcee, a homeowner, an empty nester, or a retiree, you need life insurance. But what happens if you can’t afford a policy? Keep reading to find out.

Which Type of Term Life Policy is Right for You?

Not sure which term life policy to choose? We break down the different types of term life policies and tell you which ones fit your needs.

Which Type of Obamacare Plan is Right for You?

Are you shopping for an Obamacare health insurance plan? Learn which plan is right for you and your family’s health care needs

Medicare Part D: Prescription drug benefits to people over the age of 65

Medicare Part D can be confusing. We’ll help you sort through the details, to help you better understand how Medicare Part D works.

Medicare Supplement (Medigap) vs. Medicare Advantage

Selecting the right Medicare alternative can be confusing. This guide will help you choose between Medicare Supplement and Medicare Advantage.

COBRA Insurance: What You Need to Know to Keep Health Insurance Coverage

Important facts and information about COBRA health insurance: How much it costs, who can get it, what's covered, and how long you can keep it.