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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 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
May 26, 2020
How Much House Can I Afford?

Buying a new home is exciting, whether you’re a first time buyer or an experienced homeowner who’s planning on upsizing…

Cynthia Paez Bowman
Cynthia Paez Bowman
Apr 22, 2020
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
Student Loan Deferment and Forbearance: What They Mean and When to Use Them

When it comes to student loan debt, there are myriad ways to pay it down and pay it off. You…

Holly Johnson
Jun 28, 2016
Best Refinance Mortgage Companies of 2020

When shopping around for a mortgage refinance lender, make sure to consider the rates offered, fees involved and any minimum…

Angela Colley
Apr 8, 2020
Should New College Grads Pay Down Student Loans, or Start Investing?

Read any personal finance site and you’re going to find the same piece of advice over and over again: Start saving…

Matt Becker
Nov 13, 2019