Daniel Caughill

Daniel is a Staff Writer at ValuePenguin, covering insurance, retirement and other personal finance topics. He previously wrote about compliance and best practices for K-12 school districts at Frontline Education.

The Best Jobs in America in 2018—and Where to Find Them

Companies have increased hiring over the past year, but the job market in these cities is better than others.

Millions of Americans Receive a Boost to Their Credit Scores

A change in how credit scores are calculated gave 8 million Americans an 11-point increase, on average.

Aldi’s $5 Billion Expansion Means More Stores and More Organic Foods

700 new stores and an emphasis on fresh, organic foods are on the horizon for cost-conscious shoppers.

Why Millennials Are Prone to Working on Vacation

A new study suggests Millennials are anything but lazy.

Homeowners Are Losing Insurance Coverage After California Wildfires

Here's what to do if you've lost your coverage because your property’s been deemed too “risky.”

One Out of Five Americans Is Going to Owe the Money to the IRS: Report

Here’s how to find out if you’re going to have to cut Uncle Sam a check.

Credit Awareness Is On the Rise, But Still Low Among Millennials

Despite this, a new study reveals millennials are more likely to take steps to improve their credit rating

Nissan Rolls Out New Car Innovation To Prevent Hot Car Deaths

The rate of hot-car deaths among children remains the same despite an increase in awareness.

Surprise! Now You Can Add Life Insurance to Your Baby Registry

A new baby registry cash fund aims to make it easier for new parents to get life insurance—through family and friends.

One (Surprising) Thing Life Insurance Covers: Getting Your Brain Cryogenically Frozen

This isn't a sci-fi movie plot. Cryogenics promises a second chance at life—and some people are using life insurance to make it happen.

Poll: Americans are pessimistic about retirement

46% of nonretirees believe they won't have enough money in retirement. But are they right?

Report: Distrust of autonomous vehicles is growing

After disproportionate media coverage of a few AV accidents, 2018 saw a spike in the distrust of self-driving cars. Should manufacturers be...