Mary Van Keuren

After 30 years as a writer and editor in academia, Mary now writes full-time for the insurance and finance industries. Her work has appeared on Reviews.com, TheSimpleDollar.com and Bankrate.com, as well as other consumer-focused websites.

Latest Posts

Million dollar life insurance

A million dollars might seem like a lot of money, but if you were to die, would your family need that much to maintain their lifestyle? Possibly.

Life insurance for people over 50

Since life insurance is often marketed to younger working individuals with families to protect, you may not think it’s a good financial opt…

How to find if a life insurance policy exists

If you have lost a friend or loved one, you may be wondering how to find out if a life insurance policy exists. It would be great if there was a…

How to clear your driving record

If you’ve had the experience of earning a moving violation while driving, you may ask yourself how can I clear my driving record? or how do I get…

Bodily injury liability insurance: what is it and what does it cover?

If you’ve ever read the fine print of your car insurance policy, you will have probably seen that you’re covered for bodily injury liability, or…

What to do when your insurance company denies your claim

Can an insurance company deny a claim? Yes, they can and do deny claims on a regular basis. If you are caught in the unfortunate situation of hav…

Return of premium life insurance

There are enough different types of life insurance available that you can be forgiven if you find it all a bit confusing. Within the two main typ…

Renting a car for your road test

So you’re ready to take your road test: congratulations on getting this close to having a valid driver’s license. But there are still challenges…

What happens when your car gets towed

What happens if your car gets towed? Finding that this has occurred while you were parked can be a disconcerting and unpleasant experience. You m…