Lisa Melillo

Personal Finance Writer
Lisa Melillo

Lisa Melillo is a freelance writer and entrepreneur with a background in personal finance, insurance, and international business. In addition to contributing to Bankrate, she has appeared in Money and and frequently ghostwrites for other entrepreneurs.

Lisa's career has taken her around the globe; she has lived in four countries, speaks three languages, and holds two international degrees, including a Master's in International Business from Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona. She currently spends most of her time in Connecticut, where she lives with her husband and two dogs.

Recent Articles By Lisa Melillo

  • Car Insurance

    How much is insurance for a Mustang?

    A Mustang may be your dream car, but is the cost of insurance a nightmare? You’re not alone. Mustang owners pay $339 a year more in insurance premiums than the average driver, money that many would rather [...]

    3 MIN READ Apr. 9, 2021
    Red Sports Car Parked On Road
  • Car Insurance

    High risk auto insurance

    It can be hard to find affordable car insurance for high-risk drivers. Insurance companies use a long list of factors to determine rates. If you fall into a high-risk auto insurance category, you may end [...]

    7 MIN READ Apr. 9, 2021
    Two young men in a car are driving while the passenger is looking at something in his smartphone and calling attention to it while the other boy is driving.
  • Car Insurance

    Best cheap car insurance in Lubbock

    According to the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles, there are over 244,000 vehicles registered in Lubbock, more than one car for every adult in the county. With such a large portion of the population [...]

    5 MIN READ Mar. 31, 2021
    Pickup truck at sunset on West Texas country road
  • Car Insurance

    How much is insurance for a Mercedes?

    It’s not easy to afford a Mercedes, but the true cost of owning one of these luxury cars comes from additional expenses like maintenance and insurance. If you’ve gotten an insurance quote for a Mercedes, [...]

    4 MIN READ Mar. 18, 2021
    A silver sports car on black tile floor
  • Car Insurance

    Difference between a citation and a speeding ticket

    If you were pulled over for driving over the speed limit, you may have received a citation for a speeding violation. So what is a citation vs. a ticket? In most cases, they are the same thing. A ticket [...]

    6 MIN READ Mar. 5, 2021
    policeman pulling a woman over
  • Insurance

    Collateral assignment of life insurance

    If you need to borrow money, using your life insurance as collateral could be a useful tool to help you secure funding. There are many different types of loans to choose from when large expenses arise, [...]

    3 MIN READ Mar. 4, 2021
    A businessowners shaking hands with an life insurance rep
  • Car Insurance

    Best cheap car insurance in Corpus Christi

    If you are getting ready to purchase car insurance in Corpus Christi, Texas, doing your research regarding the insurance options in the city may be worth your time. The city’s average insurance rates [...]

    5 MIN READ Feb. 23, 2021
    Corpus Christi Harbor Bridge