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Jessa Claeys

Editor, Insurance
  • 15
    years of experience
  • Auto insurance
  • Homeowners insurance
  • Personal finance
  • Retirement savings
  • Real estate
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Iowa
  • Master of Arts, University of Denver

Jessa Claeys is an insurance editor for Bankrate with over a decade of experience writing, editing and leading teams of content creators. She currently covers auto, home and life insurance with the goal of helping others secure a healthy financial future. Her work has been published by several insurance, personal finance and investment-focused publications, including Jerry, BiggerPockets, 401(k) Specialist, BP Wealth and more.

Jessa earned her master’s degree in journalism and mass communication from the University of Denver. When she’s away from her desk, you can find her climbing mountains, paddling lakes or watching live music.

Jessa wants you to know

Insurance can be complicated. Fortunately, consumers have access to more (free!) tools and information than ever before, so making an educated decision is within our reach. It’s well worth taking a few minutes now to learn how to protect your financial wellness for years to come.

Jessa's recommended readings

The best approach to insurance is a proactive one. Don't wait until disaster strikes to figure out what coverage you do or don't have in place.

— Jessa Claeys

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