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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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Why Aren’t Car Loans More Regulated?

By Peter Miller Auto debt has become a trillion-dollar industry, yet it’s a form of financing largely exempt from government…

TSD Contributor
Mar 13, 2019
What Is a Reverse Mortgage and How Does It Work?

Perhaps it took decades of mortgage payments, but you’ve achieved what’s still a dream for many: Homeownership (or, at least,…

Saundra Latham
Saundra Latham
Dec 13, 2017
Interest-Only Mortgages Are Making a Comeback

By Peter Miller Interest-only mortgages are back, a return which many people will likely regard with some anxiety. After all, weren’t…

TSD Contributor
Dec 13, 2017
How Bank ‘Buffers’ Can Make or Break Your Mortgage Application

By Peter Miller If you’ve got your mortgage application figured down to the penny, you may want to haul out…

TSD Contributor
Jul 20, 2015
Would You Trust Quicken Loans With Your Mortgage?

By Peter Miller There has always been competition in the mortgage industry, but now borrowers increasingly find themselves with a…

TSD Contributor
Dec 13, 2017
USDA Loans: Not Just for Farmers

The government offers insured home loans through the USDA to support homeownership in rural areas. These loans help families afford…

Dena Landon
Oct 16, 2019