about Ellen

Ellen has spent many years as a professional wordsmith, helping to shed light on such topics as world travel, cargo pants, and the porosity of bath tiles. As a freelance copywriter for Esurance, she brings her boundless curiosity to the world of insurance. Outside work, she can be found cheering on the San Francisco Giants, hiking in the Oakland hills, and (barely) resisting smuggling penguins home from Antarctica.

More posts by Ellen

North Dakota: Milk Mustaches, Enchanted Geese, and Nearly 9,000 Angels

North Dakota is the newest member of the Esurance family. Find out what makes this state so big and bad (in a good way).

All the news

4 Ways to Tell If You’re an Aggressive Driver

Some drivers turn into Mr. Hyde behind the wheel. Find out how to protect yourself against aggressive drivers (and keep from becoming one).

Safe and smart | Getting there

Are You Sure You Want to Be an UberX Driver?

Driving for a company like UberX might seem like a great way to make cash, but gaps in your insurance coverage could leave you holding the bag.

All the news | Around the nation

Getting Hitched? You Need These 5 Insurance Tips

What does marriage have to do with insurance? More than you’d think. Check out these money-saving tips if you’re about to tie the knot.

Insurance 101

Will Driving With Google Glass Be Outlawed in Your State?

Some lawmakers propose outlawing Google Glass behind the wheel. Is this a sensible precaution or an overreaction?

Safe and smart | Smart technology

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