Student Loan Grace Period

Going to college can be an excellent experience, but paying your student loans after you’ve graduated is not quite as enjoyable. For college graduates who have a job lined up right out of school, starting to pay off your student loans right away makes sense. However, it takes some time for many graduates to find work. […]

Get Student Loans Out of Default

Defaulting on a student loan doesn’t mean missing a couple of payments. Default is the result of a long delinquency in payments, and it is not a situation in which you want to find yourself. In fact, defaulting on your loan may result in being sued, having your wages garnished, and missing out on tax […]

auto refinancing requirements

Many people will get an auto loan to purchase a car and then not give it much thought after that, other than the monthly payment. However, it’s possible you could be saving money by refinancing your auto loan. Gary Guthridge, manager of the consumer lending portfolio for Navy Federal Credit Union, advises, “Don’t overlook your […]

Assurant got its start back in 1892 under the original name LaCrosse Mutual Aid Association. Based in La Crosse, Wisconsin at the time, the first product the company sold was disability insurance.   LaCrosse Mutual Aid Association eventually changed its name to Time Insurance Company. It operated under that name for a century before becoming […]

settlement loans

If you’re a plaintiff in a lawsuit hoping and waiting for a settlement so that you can get your life back on track and pay your medical bills, you might consider a settlement loan. A settlement or lawsuit loan is when you borrow money against the proceeds you expect to win in a lawsuit. Picture […]

Renters insurance mistakes

We were renting a home in Long Beach and our daughter left the garage door open. Although it was only open for about 20 minutes — and during the middle of the day! — someone stole my husband’s $3,000 bike. Our daughter got in trouble, my husband was upset, and it seemed as though our […]