Emily Delbridge Location: Kalamazoo, Michigan Expertise: Car insurance, Auto loans Car insurance and loans expert for The Balance (and prior to that, About.com) between 2011 and 2020Received her Property and Casualty Insurance License from the Michigan Office of Financial and Insurance ServicesContributed significantly to Great Michigan Insurance. Experience Emily Delbridge has over 15 years of experience as a licensed Personal Lines Insurance Agent and has written about insurance, loans, and other personal finance topics for more than eight years. Delbridge was the car insurance and loans expert for The Balance (and prior to that, About.com) from 2011 to 2020.She has been in the insurance business since 2005, with her primary focus being personal lines insurance. Delbridge has significantly contributed to the book of business for Great Michigan Insurance, an independent agency, over the course of eight years. She resides in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Education Delbridge received her Property and Casualty Insurance License in February 2005 from the Michigan Office of Financial and Insurance Services of Lansing, Michigan. She takes regular continuing education classes in insurance. About The Balance The Balance, a Dotdash Meredith brand, makes money easy to understand. We give people tools they need to not only make smart financial decisions but also prepare for the experiences they will have along the way. Our team of expert writers and editors have extensive qualifications in the topics they cover, and many of them have MBAs, PhDs, CFPs, and other advanced degrees and professional certifications. We require our writers to use primary sources in their articles, which are also approved by our Financial Review Board and fact-checked. You can learn more about the standards we follow in producing accurate, unbiased content in our editorial policy.