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Katia Iervasi

Katia Iervasi

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Katia Iervasi is a writer from Sydney, Australia. Her writing — and curiosity — has taken her around the world, and she now calls New York home. With a journalistic eye for detail, she navigates insurance and finance for Finder, so you can splash your cash smartly (and be a pro when the subject pops up at dinner parties).

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261 articles written by this author

Life insurance death benefit

Find out how to claim the death benefit if you’re the beneficiary of a life insurance policy.

Katia Iervasi 19 November 2019
Life insurance death benefit

Life insurance ratings methodology

Learn how our team of experts rates life insurance providers.

Katia Iervasi 18 November 2019
Life insurance ratings methodology

Buying life insurance as a felon

A felony can make it challenging, costly or even impossible to buy coverage.

Katia Iervasi 14 November 2019
Buying life insurance as a felon

Does life insurance cover suicide?

Learn how suicide and contestability clauses can affect claims and payouts.

Katia Iervasi 12 November 2019
Does life insurance cover suicide?

Child term rider

Find out when it’s a good idea to add a child term rider to your policy.

Katia Iervasi 11 November 2019
Child term rider

Life insurance medical exam

What to expect when your life insurance company schedules a medical exam.

Katia Iervasi 7 November 2019
Life insurance medical exam

Prudential vs. Lincoln Financial: Which is better?

These top-tier insurers are very similar — but their riders target different types of customers.

Katia Iervasi 1 November 2019
Prudential vs. Lincoln Financial: Which is better?

Mutual of Omaha vs. Transamerica: Which is better?

With these big-name insurers, your decision will come down to the type of policy you want to purchase.

Katia Iervasi 31 October 2019
Mutual of Omaha vs. Transamerica: Which is better?

AIG vs. Transamerica: Which is better?

These insurers offer slightly different policies and riders — so the choice comes down to the type of coverage you’re looking for.

Katia Iervasi 31 October 2019
AIG vs. Transamerica: Which is better?

Protective Life vs. AIG

Compare rates, riders and the reputations of these big-name insurers.

Katia Iervasi 29 October 2019
Protective Life vs. AIG
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