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When Can You Refinance a Car Loan?

by Catherine Hiles
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Updated on December 7, 2022
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5 Min Read
While it’s technically possible to refinance a car loan at any time, it might not always make sense to do so unless you can benefit financially.
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Can I Still Apply for Student Loan Forgiveness?

by Aaron Hurd
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Updated on December 7, 2022
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4 Min Read
The Biden Administration’s student loan forgiveness program is currently on hold due to an injunction from the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals. Here’s what you need to know about applying for student loan forgiveness.
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What Is Revolving Credit?

by Jason Steele
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Updated on March 13, 2022
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5 Min Read
Revolving credit is a type of loan that lets you borrow at different times and in different amounts, while you make regular payments in proportion to the outstanding balance.
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Secured Loan vs Unsecured Loan

by Choncé Maddox
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Updated on November 15, 2022
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4 Min Read
Considering a secured loan vs unsecured loan? Both are personal loans but here are some key tips on how to choose the best option for you.
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How to Refinance Your Student Loan

by Sarah Li Cain
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Updated on November 15, 2022
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5 Min Read
Refinancing your student loans is simpler than you think. Read on to learn how to do so, plus decide whether it’s the right choice for you.
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Best Auto Refinance Companies

by Margaret Wack
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Updated on October 30, 2022
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6 Min Read
The best auto refinance companies feature low rates and a simple application process.
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How to Refinance Your Car Loan

by Kevin Mercadante
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Updated on October 27, 2022
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7 Min Read
There are 7 steps to refinance your car loan. Follow them carefully, and you may be rewarded with a lower interest rate and monthly payment in just one or two days. Here’s how...
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Car Title Loans Guide

by Catherine Hiles
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Updated on October 13, 2022
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7 Min Read
A car title loan is a short-term secured loan that uses your car as collateral; but failure to repay it in a timely manner can lead to inescapable debt.
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What Is a Credit-Builder Loan?

by Margaret Wack
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Updated on October 6, 2022
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3 Min Read
Credit-builder loans are one way that borrowers can work to rebuild their credit. We’ll cover how they work and why you might consider one.
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What Is a Secured Loan?

by Lee Huffman
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Updated on October 6, 2022
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5 Min Read
Secured loans require an asset to be pledged as collateral to protect the lender. Learn what they are, how they work, and the types of secured loans available.
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Home Equity Loan vs. HELOC

by Holly Johnson
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Updated on August 28, 2022
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4 Min Read
Home equity loans give you a lump sum upfront, whereas HELOCs let you borrow money as you need it. Find out how these loans compare and who they're best for.
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A Guide to Land Loans

by Jessica Martel
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Updated on May 24, 2022
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5 Min Read
Looking for a plot of land to call your own? If you want to purchase land but don’t have immediate plans to build, a land loan might be a good option.
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Best Debt Consolidation Loans Of 2022

by Catherine Hiles
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Updated on January 2, 2022
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10 Min Read
The best debt consolidation loans can help you streamline payments and reduce interest rates on your debt, making your financial life simpler.
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What Is an Insurance Underwriter, and How Does It Work?

by Sarah Li Cain
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Updated on May 22, 2022
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4 Min Read
Whether you’re applying for insurance or a loan, you may have come across the term “underwriting.” Read to learn what it is, and how it can determine whether your application will be approved.
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APR vs. APY

by Eric Rosenberg
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Updated on March 24, 2022
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3 Min Read
APR and APY are essential measures of interest rates when dealing with your finances. Learn more about APR vs. APY and how to use them here.
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What Is a Conventional Loan?

by Kevin Mercadante
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Updated on April 21, 2022
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5 Min Read
Here’s all you need to know about conventional loans. We’ll tell you about the different types of conventional loans, which will work best for you, and how to best qualify.
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