Sally Jones

While attending the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s graduate school for journalism and public relations, Sally began a long career researching and writing about hard-to-understand topics, such as insurance and finance.

Her additional experience in marketing, fundraising, public relations and financial planning at various foundations and nonprofit organizations over the years has given her the practical tools to inform consumers about making the smartest business and personal financial decisions.

Speaking of smart living — growing up in the (at-the-time) per-capita murder capital of the U.S. (Richmond, VA) taught her a thing or two about the need for personal and home safety. Sally stays on top of all the latest gadgets and services to protect her and her teenage daughters from potential predators and thieves. And she brings this knowledge to every article she writes.

Best Vision Insurance Plan: Get Covered With An Individual Plan

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Are you not seeing 20/20? Your vision is essential. You shouldn’t neglect your eye health, but glasses and other vision care can be expensive. Can vision insurance help you get the care you need for your precious eyesight or is it just a waste of money?

Luckily, vision insurance plans are more affordable than you’d expect and a small monthly payment can actually save you hundreds of dollars every year. We’ve read between the lines on the various vision insurance plans available to help you see which policy is a perfect pair for you to try on…

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IDShield Vs LifeLock: Which Offers The Ultimate ID Theft Protection?

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Finding the best ID theft protection is no easy feat, with tons of identity theft protection companies on the market promising to have your back. The ultimate goal is to find a service that not only monitors your personal information for fraud but also helps you recover if you become a victim of ID theft. So, which one is best for your needs? We have a clear winner in our IDShield vs LifeLock reviews…

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Best Cheap Life Insurance: Get The Rates That Meet Your Budget

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No one wants to pay too much for life insurance, but how do you get the cheapest rates? The short answer: focus on term life insurance and get multiple quotes. Sounds simple, right? Not exactly. Cheapest doesn’t always mean you’re getting the best coverage for the lowest rates. We give you some targeted tips on what you need to consider to make sure you’re saving as much as you can without skimping on your family’s financial needs…

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