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Cate Deventer

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

  • couple on balcony of home overlooking ocean

    Kin Insurance review 2022

    Although Kin is a newer home insurance company — it was founded in 2016 — the carrier’s groundbreaking approach to underwriting homeowners insurance is drawing a lot of attention from consumers and [...]

    6 min read May 13, 2021
  • Two men are removing debris from the street after a tornado.

    Does homeowners insurance cover tornado damage?

    With over 1,000 tornadoes occurring each year, the United States experiences more tornadoes per year than any other country in the world. By comparison, Canada comes in at a distant second with just 100 [...]

    5 min read May 03, 2021
  • Disabled Senior Man in a Wheelchair Working From Home

    What does renters insurance cover?

    If you rent a home or apartment, you may have or be considering a renters insurance policy. Renters insurance is designed to provide financial protection for your personal property, as well as coverage [...]

    5 min read Apr 13, 2021