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Mike McCracken


Mr. McCracken writes on personal risk management and insurance for

With over 25 years' experience in underwriting, underwriting management, and policy analysis, Mr. McCracken specializes in personal lines coverage. He is currently self-employed as an insurance consultant and freelance writer. He consults on matters of policy language, claim settlement, and underwriting procedures. He has served as an expert witness in these areas.

Although Mr. McCracken still consults on insurance claim issues, he has entered a "second career." He now teaches speech and English at several proprietary career colleges in Ohio and Kentucky.

Mr. McCracken holds a bachelor's degree in communication from Catawba College (Salisbury, NC) and a master's degree in communication from Marshall University (Huntington, WV).

He lives in the Cincinnati suburbs with Pat, his wife of more than 30 years. They have two adult children: Adam and Emily.


Personal Lines Insurance

What Exactly Is Actual Cash Value? Better Yet, How Do You Calculate It?

September 21, 2018 | Mike McCracken

Personal Lines Insurance

Demystifying Auto Rental Insurance

December 08, 2007 | Mike McCracken