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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 You Should Buy Less House Than You Can Afford

When it comes to real estate, the more you spend, the more money everyone makes. And it happens on every…

Holly Johnson
Oct 29, 2019
Using Upromise to Pay for College

Whether you’re looking for a way to save for your child’s college or deal with your own student loan debt,…

Kristen Kuchar
Dec 20, 2017
How Student Loans Affect Your Credit

Whether you’re making your payments on time, paying extra every month, or struggling to pay the debt, student loans impact…

Kristen Kuchar
Dec 13, 2017
The Very New Deal: How FHA Mortgages Are Changing for 2015

By Peter Miller The federal government established the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) mortgage program in the 1930s under Franklin D. Roosevelt’s…

TSD Contributor
Jan 9, 2015
How High School Students Can Financially Prepare for College

Preparing for college can seem overwhelming. The truth is, it’s never too early (or too late) to take steps while still…

Kristen Kuchar
Oct 31, 2018
How to Finance Your Startup

While frugality, bootstrapping, and living off ramen noodles can extend your runway — the amount of time you can keep…

Joe Sweeney
Sep 27, 2019