When used correctly personal loans can be a great way to pay off debt, reach a financial goal and even further your investment strategy. Additionally, peer-to-peer lending offers a way to get financing even with a low credit score. From traditional unsecured loans to loans between friends and family, we have the latest news and trends in consumer financing so you can forge ahead with your financial plan.
June 6, 2017 | Dori Zinn
We’re paying off unsecured personal loans faster than auto loans, mortgages, and credit cards and we probably shouldn’t be.
April 3, 2017 | Emily Bloch
Because let’s face it — those aren’t relevant anymore
March 27, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
Here are some recent news nuggets that, taken together, may make a larger point.
March 8, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A husband and wife have competing plans for getting out of debt. Alas, both are terrible.
January 19, 2017 | Dollar Stretcher
Are any of them reasonable?
October 19, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A mother has the money to lend her daughter for a jewelry business, but she’s not sure it’s a good idea.
November 24, 2015 | Money Talks News
Getting together with family during the holidays? Here’s what to say when a relative hits you up for a loan.
October 1, 2015 | Debt.com
Personal loans can be dangerous if you’re not careful, but they can be helpful if you are.
September 16, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader is torn between her boyfriend and best friend.
September 15, 2015 | Debt.com
You can get a loan, but there’s a catch.
September 2, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader inherited some money. Now her high-school pal wants a loan.
May 22, 2015 | Steve Rhode
A reader wants to know how much getting sick really costs.
October 3, 2014 | Jess Miller
The study found rampant fraud and abuse in online payday loans.
September 29, 2014 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
You can teach your sons and daughters about money, even after they’re all grown up.
September 11, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger
A California congresswoman has a dozen ideas for easing your debt stress. But will they work?
August 20, 2014 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
An impatient husband wants to know how to pay off credit cards fast, but his wife says, “Slow down!”