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Michael Schroeder

Michael Schroeder

Senior Reporter
Angie's List

Former senior writer Michael Schroeder covered health care and other consumer topics. He joined the organization in 2009. In addition, his experience includes writing freelance business stories for The Indianapolis Star and reporting for several other Indiana newspapers.

 

Fun Facts

The first provider I hired was…
A bicycle repair shop. I couldn’t wait to get back on two wheels — and I didn’t have to — pedal to the metal.
If I were a service provider, I'd be a…
Pet store owner. I love animals. In case that wasn’t obvious. From the pet store answer.
Something I learned while researching a story…
Don’t hesitate to seek a second opinion, whether you’re unsure about a medical procedure or the quote seems high for emergency plumbing repairs.
The worst service provider experience I've ever had was…
Before joining, I paid out the nose for a plumber who unclogged a drain in my basement. It worked, but it emptied my wallet, too.
The best service providers I've found were…
Doctors I’ve checked after my family and I received referrals. Other members’ positive experiences tended to reflect our own.