Virlanda Miller started writing for Bankrate in the past year but has written insurance-related content for other content companies for the past three years. She has worked for an insurance company for the past 16 years, specializing in coverage investigations for auto claims. Virlanda graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, with a B.A. in English and minors in journalism and theatre. She has been a freelance writer and editor for over 20 years.