Dylan Tate

Dylan Tate

Insurance Expert

Dylan Tate is an insurance content expert for SmartFinancial with 70+ articles about home, auto and life insurance under his belt. He has over seven years of experience writing for online publications, primarily about gaming and esports. In the process, he has become an expert in search engine optimization, news reporting, feature writing and copy editing.

Auto Insurance, Home Insurance, Commercial Insurance, Life Insurance
B.A. in Journalism from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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Recent Articles

Home Insurance
How Does Homeowners Insurance Work? 6 Coverage Types Explained

Homeowners insurance works provides for your property if it’s damaged by a covered peril and for liability if you’re responsible for another person’s injury or property damage.

Commercial Insurance
What Kind of Small Business Insurance Do I Need?

Small business owners should consider buying various types of liability and property insurance that will protect their assets in case they face lawsuits or perils that could harm their business property. They also may be required to purchase certain types of coverage depending on the state they live in and the industry they work in.

Auto Insurance
What Is Liability Car Insurance? State-Required Coverage Explained

Liability coverage is a type of car insurance that covers another person’s medical expenses or repairs after an accident that you are responsible for. As a result, it provides a safety net that keeps you from bearing the entire financial burden after a costly accident.

Auto Insurance
Should I Buy Gap Insurance for My Car?

You may want to buy guaranteed asset protection, more commonly known as gap insurance, if you plan on making a small down payment on your car or financing your car over a period of several years.

Auto Insurance
How Does My Car Insurance Policy Work?

Auto Insurance is required by law in all 50 states. Learn more about how it works and if minimum coverage is right for you.

Auto Insurance
Can My Car Get Hacked? 7 Tips To Prevent Car Hacking

Since modern vehicles have computers in them, it is possible albeit uncommon for them to be hacked. Self-driving cars and other technologically advanced vehicles could be even more vulnerable to cyberattacks, especially until manufacturers develop sufficiently advanced cybersecurity measures.

Commercial Insurance
What Types of Insurance Do I Need To Run a Restaurant?

Restaurant owners should buy a policy that includes general liability, liquor liability, commercial property, business interruption, workers’ compensation and commercial auto coverage. In addition, there are several other coverage types that are worth considering when looking for the right restaurant insurance package.

Renters Insurance
How Do I Choose a Renters Insurance Deductible?

Your renters insurance deductible is the amount of money you must pay before your insurance company will contribute any money toward a personal property claim. When deciding what deductible to choose, you need to consider how much you can afford to pay up front in case of a covered loss and how much you want to spend on your regular premium payments.

Auto Insurance
Car Warranty vs. Car Insurance: Differences Explained

A car warranty insures your vehicle against breakdowns caused by defective parts and other internal failures, while car insurance can more broadly cover medical bills for you, your passengers and others involved in a car crash you cause along with car repairs following both collision and non-collision sources of damage.