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Elizabeth Rivelli

Elizabeth Rivelli

Elizabeth is a freelance writer who has over two years of experience covering insurance topics. She regularly writes educational content that helps consumers navigate the often-complex world of insurance, so they can make more confident and informed decisions.

She has written for a variety of online insurance and finance publications, including The Simple Dollar, Bankrate, Coverage.com, The Balance, NextAdvisor, and Investopedia, among others. Elizabeth has also covered technology, software, wellness, entrepreneurship, and women in business.

Prior to her work as a freelance writer, Elizabeth worked as a content marketing manager and began her professional career in public relations. She graduated from Northeastern University in Boston, MA with a bachelor's degree in Communication Studies. Elizabeth is a California transplant who has been living in New England for over a decade. She is currently based in Rhode Island.

Articles by Elizabeth Rivelli

Car

How Much is Car Insurance for a 16 Year Old?

Updated on November 6, 2022
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4 Min Read
16-year-old drivers often pay expensive car insurance rates. See how much car insurance costs for teen drivers and how they can get a lower premium.
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Home

The Best Homeowners Insurance in 2022

Updated on April 3, 2022
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7 Min Read
We did some research to identify the best homeowner's insurance companies in 2022. These providers stand out for their affordable rates, coverage options, discounts, customer service, and more.
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Car

Non Owner Car Insurance Guide

Updated on November 2, 2022
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5 Min Read
Check out our non-owner car insurance guide to learn what this type of insurance covers, who needs it, how much it costs, and where you can purchase a policy.
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Home

What Is Personal Liability Coverage for Renters?

Updated on November 2, 2022
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4 Min Read
Renters insurance covers third-party claims of bodily injury and property damage. Learn how this policy works, what it covers, and how much coverage you need.
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Liability Coverage

How Much Car Insurance Do You Need?

Updated on February 3, 2022
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6 Min Read
Read to learn how you can decide how much car insurance you need, and which policies might be right for you
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Car

How to Get Car Insurance With a Suspended License

Updated on September 25, 2022
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5 Min Read
If you lose your driving privileges, you may still be required to have car insurance. Here's what to know about getting car insurance with a suspended license.
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Car

What is Comprehensive Insurance?

Updated on February 3, 2022
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3 Min Read
Comprehensive insurance is an optional car insurance policy, but it can come in handy. Learn what comprehensive coverage is, what it covers, and what it costs.
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Other

What Is an Insurance Adjuster?

Updated on September 4, 2022
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3 Min Read
If you experience an insured loss, you'll need to work with an insurance adjuster. Learn what an insurance adjuster does and how they settle claims.
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Home

How Much Is Renters Insurance?

Updated on April 3, 2022
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4 Min Read
The average American pays $179 per year or $14.9 per month for renters insurance in the United States. Factors like age, credit score, state and even your ZIP code will impact the cost of your policy.
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Other

What Is Owner's Title Insurance

Updated on April 10, 2022
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3 Min Read
If you're a new homeowner, owner's title insurance can protect you financially if title claims arise. Here's what to know about this type of insurance.
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Other

What Is Lender's Title Insurance

Updated on April 10, 2022
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3 Min Read
When you take out a mortgage, lender's title insurance covers your lender against title defects. Here's how much it costs, where to get it, and who needs it.
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Other

Owner's Title Insurance vs Lender's Title Insurance

Updated on January 4, 2022
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3 Min Read
If you get a mortgage, you'll likely hear about owner's title insurance and lender's title insurance. Here's what they cover and why you might need them.
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Car

Is Florida a No-Fault State?

Updated on August 4, 2022
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3 Min Read
Learn more about Florida's no-fault car insurance laws, including how it works, what's covered, and how much coverage is legally required.
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Life

Voluntary Life Insurance Guide

Updated on November 8, 2021
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4 Min Read
Thinking about getting voluntary life insurance from your employer? Here's how much it costs, how it works, and what to ask before you buy a policy.
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Other

Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI) Guide

Updated on March 13, 2022
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4 Min Read
If you're planning to fund a new home purchase with a mortgage, you might be required to get PMI. Learn what PMI is, how it works, and how much it costs.
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Home

Homeowners Insurance Deductibles Explained

Updated on December 13, 2021
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6 Min Read
Home insurance policies have a deductible, which you pay toward a covered loss. Learn how deductibles work, how much they cost, and how they affect your rate.
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Health

Are Health Insurance Premiums Tax-Deductible?

Updated on December 13, 2021
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4 Min Read
Certain healthcare costs and medical expenses are tax-deductible, but not everyone qualifies. Here's what you need to know about health insurance deductions.
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Home

How Much Does Flood Insurance Cost?

Updated on December 13, 2021
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5 Min Read
Standard homeowners and renters insurance policies never cover flood damage, even if it’s sudden and accidental. If you live in an area that is prone to flooding, it’s a good idea to purchase a separate flood insurance policy.
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Home

How A Pool Affects Your Homeowners Insurance

Updated on December 13, 2021
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4 Min Read
Pools can impact your home insurance, like the amount of coverage you need and your annual rate. If you have a pool or want to build one, here's what to know.
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Business

Business Hazard Insurance Guide

Updated on May 4, 2022
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3 Min Read
If you own a business, you should think about purchasing business hazard insurance. Learn what this policy covers, how much it costs, and who needs it.
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Home

What Is HO-2 Insurance?

Updated on April 3, 2022
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3 Min Read
HO-2 insurance is a type of home insurance. Learn what it covers, what's excluded from this policy, and how it differs from other kinds of homeowners insurance.
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Car

What is a Lienholder?

Updated on April 18, 2022
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3 Min Read
If you have an auto loan, you've probably heard the term lienholder. But do you know how it affects your car title and insurance? We explain it all in this guide.
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Life

Term vs Permanent Life Insurance

Updated on March 13, 2022
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5 Min Read
Term life and permanent life are the two main types of life insurance. Here's how these policies differ in terms of price, coverage, and duration.
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Life

What Is Universal Life Insurance?

Updated on March 13, 2022
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4 Min Read
Universal life insurance offers flexible coverage, but it has downsides. Read our guide to universal life insurance, and see if it's the right option for you.
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Life

What Is Simplified Issue Life Insurance?

Updated on March 13, 2022
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3 Min Read
Simplified issue life insurance doesn't require a medical exam and has no waiting period. Learn more about this type of coverage to see if it's right for you.
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Home

What is an HO-8 Insurance Policy?

Updated on January 20, 2022
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3 Min Read
HO-8 insurance is used to protect homes that are older or have architectural significance. Learn what this policy does and doesn't cover, and who needs it.
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Life

Is Life Insurance Taxable?

Updated on January 11, 2022
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5 Min Read
Life insurance usually isn't taxable, but there are exceptions. Find out when life insurance money is subject to taxes and how you can avoid them.
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Life

Does Life Insurance Cover Suicide?

Updated on December 21, 2021
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3 Min Read
Life insurance typically covers suicide, but there are some limitations. Here's what you need to know about the life insurance suicide clause.
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Car

What is Vehicle Registration?

Updated on December 13, 2021
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3 Min Read
Your car must be registered before you can legally drive it. Learn how to register your vehicle and how much it costs in your state.
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