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Mariah Posey

  • Editing
  • Qualitative research
  • Brand awareness
  • Insurance
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism from Elon University

Mariah Posey is an insurance writer and editor for, specializing in auto and home insurance. She aids in developing and editing insurance content that covers a breadth of relevant industry knowledge, prioritizing accuracy and brand tone. She keeps readers at the forefront of her mind throughout all stages of content development, aiming to make the insurance journey as convenient as possible by equipping consumers with the insights they need to make confident coverage decisions.

Mariah joined the Bankrate insurance editorial team in January 2021, bringing along her background in communications and journalism. With prior experience in reporting and copyediting, she has a knack for conducting research, fact-checking and prioritizing reader intent. Marrying these skills into her role as an insurance editor for Bankrate, she delved into grasping the complexities of auto, home and life insurance, finding ways to clarify common misconceptions found online to better inform readers.

Mariah is originally from New Jersey and earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism from Elon University. When not optimizing pages, she can be found grabbing a slice (or whole pie) from the best local pizzeria, diving into new albums and finding a new series to shamelessly binge.
Mariah’s written work for Bankrate has been featured in Bloomberg, The Boston Globe and Car and Driver.

Insurance is more exciting when you realize it is like building a safety net rather than an empty expense.

— Mariah Posey

Mariah's latest articles

  • Millennial friends hanging out and playing guitars on apartment balcony

    How much renters insurance do I need?

      As a renter, your landlord may require purchasing renters insurance as part of your contract. But even if not required, a renters policy can provide an extra layer of protection for your personal belongings, [...]

    4 min read Sep 06, 2022
  • Chinatown in Washington, D.C.

    Cheapest car insurance in Washington, D.C. for 2022

    Following decreased road traffic in 2020 due to the pandemic, Washington, D.C., traffic is beginning to get back to its normal flow. This, unfortunately, results in more congested roadways and a higher [...]

    6 min read Dec 30, 2021
  • City skyline

    Cheapest car insurance in Idaho for 2022

    Despite a 12.4% increase in car accidents in the Gem State, average car insurance costs in Idaho are some of the cheapest in the nation. According to 2021 quoted premiums, Idaho drivers pay $307 annually [...]

    7 min read Dec 30, 2021
  • Asian woman sits in the back seat of a car with her infant child in her arms. Her daughter sits next to her, smiling and wearing a floppy straw hat.

    Best usage-based insurance

    The average U.S. driver puts more than 13,000 miles on their car per year, naturally making most drivers more vulnerable to car accidents and resulting injuries and damages. While insurers expect this [...]

    7 min read May 12, 2021