About Insurance.com

Welcome to Insurance.com, a car insurance comparison-shopping site.

Insurance.com, the easiest, most convenient way to shop for auto insurance, puts consumers in control by providing free, side-by-side comparison quotes in real-time from leading insurance companies. All it takes is one form and less than 10 minutes to complete.

Insurance.com has helped drivers receive nearly 11 million quotes since 2001, each customized to their needs, making it one of the largest independent auto insurance marketplaces in the U.S.

We have a fully staffed call center, with agents licensed in every state, ready to help simplify car insurance shopping. When you’re ready to buy, we’re ready to help.

Feel free to contact us.

Welcome to Insurance.com,a car insurance comparison-shopping site.

Insurance.com, the easiest, most convenient way to shop for auto insurance, putsconsumers in control by providingfree,side-by-side comparison quotes in real-timefrom leading insurance companies.All it takes is one form and less than 10 minutes to complete.

Insurance.com has helped drivers receivenearly 11 million quotes since 2001, each customized to their needs, making it one of the largest independent auto insurance marketplaces in the U.S.

We have a fully staffed call center with agents licensed in every state ready to help simplify car insurance shopping. When you’re ready to buy, we’re ready to help.

Meet our Experts and Editorial Staff

Des Toups, Managing Editor

Des Toups is a writer, editor and an expert on insurance, cars and personal finance. He has written extensively about all three for national publications such as MSN and major newspapers such as the Seattle Times. He has been quoted about insurance issues in The New York Times, USA Today and Kiplinger's. Follow him on Twitter @destoups.

Barbara Marquand, Contributor

Barbara Marquand is a writer with more than two decades of experience reporting for newspapers and national trade and consumer magazines. She has been covering the insurance industry from a consumer perspective since 2009.

Mark Chalon Smith, Contributor

As a writer and editor, Mark Chalon Smith has covered a spectrum of subjects from personal finance and the stock market to the arts and entertainment. He wrote for the Los Angeles Times for several years and his articles appear regularly in new media and more traditional sources.

Karen Aho, Contributor

Karen Aho is a freelance writer based in Massachusetts who specializes in consumer affair finance, economics and business for a national online audience. Karen has a degree in history and studied journalism and legal affairs for a master's degree at Columbia University. She is currently working on a book on consumer safety in the online marketplace.

Susan Ladika, Contributor

Susan Ladika freelance work covers everything from business to travel to science to international issues, appearing in such publications as Science, Town & Country, HR Magazine, The Wall Street Journal-Europe and The San Francisco Chronicle. Susan also edited extensively for newspaper and wire services, both in the United States and in Europe.

Mark Vallet, Contributor

Mark Vallet is a freelance writer who specializes in automotive and insurance news. He majored in English literature at the University of Iowa and has been reporting on the automotive and insurance industry for the past five years. He lives in Colorado with his wife and children. Follow him on Twitter @MarkVallet.

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