Bailey Peterson

Bailey is a Research Analyst at ValuePenguin, covering insurance. He graduated from Occidental College with a B.A. in Mathematics and a minor in Computer Science. Bailey's analysis has been featured by CNBC, the Houston Chronicle and the National Transportation Bureau Safety Board.

The 10 Worst States for Motorcycle Theft

In 2017 there were over 44,000 motorcycle thefts in the U.S. However, some parts of the country have significantly higher rates of theft...

Where Are You Most Likely to Be in a Fatal DUI in Texas?

Across the state of Texas, there were 17,434 car crashes that involved a drunken driver in 2016. However, some places were significantly...

Which States Are Most at Risk for Natural Disasters?

From 1997 to 2017, there have been 2,416 federally declared disasters contributing to over $400 billion in property damage due to hazardous...

Breaking Down 2018's Essential Airline Credit Cards

We surveyed 22 credit cards from the 10 largest airlines in the U.S. to figure out which are worth getting and which should be avoided.

Capital One® Quicksilver® Cash Rewards Credit Card vs Chase Freedom Unlimited®: Which Card is Right for You?

While both cards can perform admirably as flat-rate 1.5% cash back cards, the Capital One® Quicksilver® Cash Rewards Credit Card's value...

Auto & Homeowners Rate Increases in Idaho

Since 2012, insurance rates for auto and residential insurance lines have increased across Idaho, though at a slower pace than the national...

Which Car Accidents Could Raise Your Rates

Accidents happen, and assuming no-one was hurt, the most important issues in their aftermath might be their impact, if any, on your auto...

How Much Does it Cost to Own a Tesla?

A Tesla can cost several thousand dollars a month to pay off on top of other expenses like charging and insurance. Find ways to cut costs...

Why You Should Take a Defensive Driving Course in 2017

Car insurance companies really like safe drivers; they are less likely to get into an accident, and therefore less likely to cost them...

Why You Should Be Careful About Car Depreciation

You may have heard before that cars are terrible investments. The reason for people saying that is because the vast majority of cars...

Which Holiday Weekends are Most Dangerous for Drivers?

Do certain holidays tend to be more dangerous than others though? We took at look at the Fatality Analysis Reporting System to see which...

Which New York Neighborhoods Stand to Be Fined the Most by the New Airbnb Law?

The new New York State law against short-term rentals is poised to fine many of the Airbnb hosts. Some neighborhoods may be affected more...