Michael Kurko
 Michael Kurko

Michael Kurko

Freelance Writer


Health Care, Health Insurance, Finance, Health and Wellness


Hartwick College



For the past 15 years, Michael has extensively researched and written on a variety of topics to help individuals improve their lives, including health and wellness, financial security, insurance (including life and pet insurance, among others), technology, and more. His in-depth financial product reviews and consumer buyers guides have been published on The Balance, Software Advice, Fit Small Business, Investopedia, and Fundera.


Michael graduated from Hartwick College with a Bachelor of Arts in English literature and minors in comparative literature and mythology and folklore.

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