Cate Deventer

INSURANCE WRITER & EDITOR
EXPERTISE
  • Auto insurance
  • Property insurance
  • Life insurance
EDUCATION
  • Bachelor’s degree in theatre, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne
  • Bachelor’s degree in English, concentration in professional and technical writing, Indiana University East (expected graduation in Spring 2022)

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 pursuing a bachelor's degree in English with a concentration in professional and technical writing from Indiana University East, Cate has 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.

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

Insurance is an important part of your overall financial plan.

— Cate Deventer

Cate's Latest Articles

  • Happy man playing with boy on sofa at home

    Life insurance for seniors

    As people get older, having life insurance can provide much needed financial peace of mind. A good life insurance policy could be a useful financial tool to help seniors pay off their mortgage, erase debt [...]

    8 min read Jun 02, 2021
  • Two young ladies, one black and one white, driving and having fun in the car laughing.

    Car insurance for 18-year-olds

    Turning 18 is exciting. You are officially an adult, and you might be graduating high school and headed off to college. But becoming an adult comes with responsibilities as well as freedom, and making [...]

    7 min read Jun 02, 2021
  • Stretching road in Montana on a plain

    Cheapest car insurance in Montana for 2021

    Driving in Montana is a perfect way to experience the scenic beauty and natural wonder of Big Sky Country. The state is home to over 800,000 licensed drivers and 73,000 miles of public open road, ready [...]

    6 min read Jun 01, 2021
  • Rural Kansas at sunset.

    Cheapest car insurance in Kansas for 2021

    In 2015, the most recent year with available data, there were over 60,000 car accidents in Kansas, resulting in over 18,000 injuries and 355 deaths. Having car insurance coverage in Kansas is an important [...]

    6 min read May 27, 2021
  • Purple twilight in Nevada desert

    Cheapest car insurance in Nevada for 2021

    With over 2 million licensed drivers and 2.5 million registered vehicles, there is a lot of activity on Nevada’s roads. Protecting your finances with an auto insurance policy is not only a prudent financial [...]

    6 min read May 26, 2021
  • View of Seattle highway from the railing of an overpass.

    Cheapest car insurance in Washington for 2021

    There are more than 5 million licensed drivers in Washington state. Any resident with a vehicle registered in the state is legally required to carry a minimum amount of car insurance. Of the over 5.7 million [...]

    5 min read May 25, 2021
  • A winding road in the Wyoming wilderness

    Cheapest car insurance in Wyoming for 2021

    As of 2019, there were about 424,000 licensed drivers in the sparsely-populated state of Wyoming. The state had 14,885 total traffic accidents in the same year, causing 3,488 injuries and 147 fatalities. [...]

    5 min read May 24, 2021
  • Provident, Rhode Island downtown at evening

    Cheapest car insurance in Rhode Island for 2021

    Rhode Island is the smallest state, but it has one of the highest population densities. As of 2019, there were an estimated 761,000 licensed drivers in the state and nearly 869,000 registered vehicles. [...]

    6 min read May 24, 2021