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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

Mortgage Pre-Qualification vs. Pre-Approval: What's the Difference?
Mortgages

Mortgage Pre-Qualification vs. Pre-Approval: What's the Difference?

Updated on March 24, 2022
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4 Min Read
If you're house hunting, it's a good idea to get pre-qualified or pre-approved for a mortgage. Learn what these terms mean, and which option is best for you.
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Mortgage vs. Home Equity Loan
Mortgages

Mortgage vs. Home Equity Loan

Updated on February 3, 2022
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3 Min Read
Looking for a home loan? You might consider a mortgage or a home equity loan. Check out our guide to see which home loan is right for your needs.
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What Is a Certified Check?
Banking

What Is a Certified Check?

Updated on January 13, 2022
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3 Min Read
Certified checks are often used to make large purchases. Learn how certified checks work, how much they cost, and how you can prevent check fraud.
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How To Pay Off Your Mortgage Early
Mortgages

How To Pay Off Your Mortgage Early

Updated on March 13, 2022
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4 Min Read
Paying down your mortgage early can be a smart financial decision for some people, but it has pros and cons. Here are five strategies ​we recommend.
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How To Check Your Credit Score
Personal Finance

How To Check Your Credit Score

Updated on February 3, 2022
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3 Min Read
Need to check your credit score? See how you can access a free credit report and learn what factors contribute to your credit score.
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Does Refinancing Hurt Your Credit Score?
Credit Score

Does Refinancing Hurt Your Credit Score?

Updated on January 20, 2022
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3 Min Read
Refinancing can help you get better loan terms, but will it impact your credit score? Find out how refinancing a loan works and how it can affect your credit.
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What Is An Irrevocable Beneficiary?
Personal Finance

What Is An Irrevocable Beneficiary?

Updated on January 13, 2022
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3 Min Read
Adding an irrevocable beneficiary to your life insurance policy has pros and cons. Learn more about this type of beneficiary to see if it's right for you.
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What is a Living Will?
Estate Planning

What is a Living Will?

Updated on January 13, 2022
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4 Min Read
A living will ensures you get the type of end-of-life medical care you want for yourself. Learn more about living wills and why you might need one.
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What Is a 403(B) Retirement Plan
Retirement

What Is a 403(B) Retirement Plan

Updated on January 11, 2022
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8 Min Read
If you work for a non-profit, you might have access to a 403(b) retirement plan. See how 403(b) plans work and how they differ from other retirement plans.
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401(k) vs. Pension Plan: What's the Difference?
Retirement

401(k) vs. Pension Plan: What's the Difference?

Updated on January 13, 2022
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4 Min Read
401(k) and pension plans are two of the most popular types of retirement plans. Learn the differences between each so you can choose the right plan for you.
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