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Cate Deventer

INSURANCE WRITER & EDITOR
Ribbon EXPERTISE
  • Auto insurance
  • Property insurance
  • Life insurance
Education EDUCATION
  • Bachelor’s degree in theatre, Purdue University
  • Bachelor’s degree in English, concentration in professional and technical writing, Indiana University

Cate Deventer is an insurance expert who has held Property & Casualty and Life, Accident & Health insurance licenses for over 10 years. As an insurance agent, she quoted and issued multiple insurance policy types and assisted clients with claims. She has a passion for helping people understand their insurance needs, choose appropriate coverage levels and learn how insurance coverage can affect overall financial well-being.

Cate also enjoys writing and editing and has since combined her passions for content and insurance. While earning a bachelor’s degree in English with a concentration in professional and technical writing from Indiana University, Cate also studied the insurance industry in all 50 states and Washington, D.C., assessed insurance providers and wrote about auto, property, flood, umbrella and life insurance products.

In addition to her love for insurance, Cate also has a soft spot for the FIRE movement and index funds. When she’s not writing insurance content or reading about other financial topics, you can usually find her playing with her hyperactive dog, reading thrillers, gardening or kickboxing.

Cate’s work on Bankrate.com has been featured in The New York Times, Huffington Post, Fortune.com and MarketWatch.

Media Mentions


CBS News
CNBC
Yahoo! In the Know

Insurance is an important part of your overall financial plan.

— Cate Deventer

Cate's latest articles

  • Cop performing an eye coordination test

    Auto insurance after a DUI in Florida

    Nearly 8,500 Floridians were killed in car accidents involving a drunk driver between 2003 and 2012, and 2.1% of Florida drivers reported driving after drinking too much. Like other states, Florida takes [...]

    3 min read Mar 03, 2021
  • Car stuck in ditch

    Auto insurance after a DUI in Georgia

    If you live in Georgia, a DUI arrest is likely going to increase your car insurance premiums. It is also likely that you will have penalties and fines to pay. Georgia, like most states, takes drunk driving [...]

    3 min read Mar 02, 2021