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Whether you want to consolidate your high-interest credit card debt or borrow money for a car, taking out a loan is an exciting opportunity — and a big financial commitment. Browse our extensive archives to learn how to use loans to your achieve your financial goals, how to qualify for the best interest rates, and what to look for in a reputable lender.

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How to Get a Small Business Loan

American entrepreneurship is at record levels, with a majority of Americans saying they want to start their own business. If you’re one of them, knowing…

Nicholas Pell
Jul 1, 2019
What I Wish I Knew Before Taking Out Student Loans

More than $1.3 trillion dollars, with $2,726 added every second. That’s how much student loan debt Americans have accumulated, and how…

Holly Johnson
Aug 13, 2019
Should You Ever Refinance a Car Loan?

By refinancing your auto loan, you may be able to lower the interest rates, monthly payments or both to secure…

Courtney Leigh
Jan 15, 2020
How to Refinance Your Mortgage

When you refinance a mortgage, you replace your current mortgage with a new mortgage loan. The main reason you would…

Saundra Latham
Saundra Latham
Jul 23, 2019
How Much House Can I Afford?

Buying a house is a big deal. And if it’s your first home, it’s an exciting and important financial milestone.…

Cynthia Paez Bowman
Cynthia Paez Bowman
Nov 2, 2019
Debt Diaries: Real-Life Stories of Debt, Bankruptcy, and Recovery

Millions of millennials have debt, but they're not giving up. Hear how five of them are paying down their debt…

The Simple Dollar Staff
The Simple Dollar Staff
Nov 13, 2019