Resides In

Washington, D.C.


Wesleyan University , Syracuse University


Insurance and financial services regulation, solvency regulation, retirement savings

Company Info

Liz Festa


  • 25 years’ experience writing and editing for wire services, online, print, blogs, nonprofits and trade media
  • Work published in Washington Post, Washingtonian, and other newspapers in areas from insurance, real estate to home renovation 
  • Writes for several trade media outlets on the business and regulation of insurance, long-term care and aging issues. 


Liz Festa is an insurance writer for Investopedia, contributing articles of consumer interest in the areas of life, auto and healthcare in a changing marketplace. She has covered neighborhood issues for a blog, lifestyle, social issues and community stories for the Washington Post and has spent years on the insurance, finance and for a period, the telecommunications beats for several trade and industry newsletters and magazines and wire services as both a full-time reporter and freelance writer. Volunteer with aging-in-place community on Capitol Hill.


Wesleyan University, B.A. Comparative Religion

Syracuse University, Masters in Journalism

Quote from Liz Festa

"There is always more to learn, one more question to ask, one more mile you can run, one more corner to turn, one more friend you can make. See where it takes you. See you on the way. "