Christa Ehrler

Christa Ehrler

Insurance Expert

Christa Ehrler is a wordsmith, copywriter, and traveler with over seven years of digital publishing experience. She is a storyteller who believes in the power of words.


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Insurance can be downright confusing. SmartFinancial’s fact-checked articles are intended to educate insurance shoppers so they can make the right buying decisions. We aim to help protect individuals, families and small businesses while sharing tips on how to save money.

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SmartFinancial allows shoppers to compare top-rated national insurance companies as well as a vast network of local and regional side-by-side. We never charge a fee to compare insurance options, and we work with dozens of insurance companies without bias towards any particular one. Our articles also offer unbiased information and pricing that will help you choose the company that fits your budget and needs.

Our Editorial Team

We pride ourselves in only hiring writers with extensive editorial experience, top-notch research skills and expertise in insurance. SmartFinancial uses trusted, unbiased sources for research, and we use in-house analysts to compare pricing.

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