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Maggie Kempken

  • Brand development and management
  • Writing
  • Marketing in regulated industries
  • B.A. in Marketing Communications, Eastern Michigan University

Maggie Kempken is an insurance editor for Bankrate. She helps manage the creation of insurance content that meets the highest quality standards for accuracy and clarity to help Bankrate readers navigate complex information about home, auto and life insurance. She also focuses on ensuring that Bankrate’s insurance content represents and adheres to the Bankrate brand.

Maggie has worked on the Bankrate insurance editorial team since September 2020, having previously worked in marketing and communications within the regulated utility industry for six years. She has 20 years of experience in brand creation and management, public relations and B2B and B2C marketing, writing and communications.

Prior to joining Bankrate, Maggie started her career in the hospitality industry working for the gold standard in brand excellence, the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company. She also has experience working in the health insurance, tech and association management industries, and has helped numerous startups develop and incorporate foundational business and marketing plans.

Outside of work, Maggie enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, taking dance classes and reading. She received her bachelor’s of art in communications in 2002 from Eastern Michigan University.

We think about insurance all day every day so you do not have to.

— Maggie Kempken

Maggie's latest articles

  • Cropped Hands Of Mechanic maintain car, engine oil check and replace

    Car care tips

    There is more to owning a car than filling it up with gas and driving to your destination. If you want your vehicle to last, you have to take care of it, which means routine maintenance. These car maintenance [...]

    5 min read May 26, 2023
  • Best homeowners insurance companies for May 2023

    To help you find the right insurance for you and your home, we created a list of the best home insurance companies of 2023. We searched ratings and reviews from third-party research firms, including Consumer Affairs, J.D. Power and AM Best.

    28 min read May 22, 2023
  • Best homeowners insurance in Tennessee for 2023

    Tere are many factors that play into your insurance rate: the age of your home, its location and even if you have a certain dog breed. Because Tennessee is prone to tornadoes and even, in the western part of the state, earthquakes, you’ll want to review your policy carefully with your agent to be sure you’re covered if the worst happens.

    13 min read May 19, 2023