Lora Shinn

Lora Shinn


A former public librarian, Lora now provides the general public with money-smart tips as a writer and editor. Lora’s clients over the past 12 years have included The Balance, U.S. News and World Report, and many additional personal finance publications.

  1. windshield replacement
    Does Insurance Cover Windshield Replacement?

    Whether a rock, a deer, or another driver smashed your glass, windshield repair can be challenging to understand. Here’s what you need to know about getting your ‘shield in top shape again. 

  2. Renters Flood Insurance
    Can Renters Buy Flood Insurance?

    Renters insurance doesn’t cover flood damage, so you’ll need a special policy to cover it. Learn how to get flood protection, who needs it and how to shop for it.