Our analysis of personal loan interest rates shows a wide price dispersion. This means consumers are paying more than they should for credit. The good news is financial technology tools can help reduce the search frictions behind this variation in prices across lenders. You would think that personal loans would be a classic example of […]

There is little doubt rapid innovation is occurring in the financial technology space. While a paradigm shift in financial services was already well underway, the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to exacerbate that shift. My role as CEO at SuperMoney has provided me with some insight into how things are evolving in the fintech space. Below […]

Personal loan balances are growing at a fast rate. According to TransUnion data, unsecured personal loan balances reached a record high of $156 billion in 2019. It’s not just the loan amounts that are growing. The number of unsecured personal loans has grown from 16.9 million in 2016 to 22.5 million in 2019. As the CEO […]

In the last two weeks, we have seen the two worst single-day drops in the history of the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA). However, on Wednesday, the Dow also saw its best day since 1933, with a 13% rise. Did the stock market already hit bottom? Unlikely. America is unofficially, but undoubtedly in a recession. […]

Building on the technology that powers SuperMoney’s leading marketplaces for personal loans, auto loans, auto loan refinancing, and business loans, we are proud to announce that SuperMoney has launched a modern marketplace that will help students make smarter decisions when shopping for student loan refinancing. The SuperMoney Student Loan Refinance Marketplace allows you to: Submit […]

Knowing how to consolidate student loans from different lenders could help ease the burden of your student loan debt. Having a student loan payment can be stressful enough; having multiple loan payments is even worse. Dealing with various accounts, payment amounts, due dates, interest, and terms can make your loans all the more aggravating. Consolidating […]

After debuting its personal loan offer engine at Finovate in April 2017, SuperMoney unveiled today an automotive focused loan offer engine where its lending partners compete in real-time with customized auto loan offers. The new auto loan offer engine allows borrowers to submit a single, easy, online application and receive multiple auto loan offers back. […]

It’s not something we like to think about, but life is full of unwelcome surprises. If you’re not prepared, even everyday surprises, such as a car breakdown, household repairs or a medical emergency could become full-blown financial disasters. Which is why building an emergency fund to insulate you from financial surprises is important no matter […]

Is Payday Lending Evil?

Payday lending is bad, right? That certainly seems to be the accepted truth and the force behind a significant portion of America’s consumer financial regulatory policy in the last few years. Critics, which include the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), refer to payday loans as predatory and abusive “debt traps” (source). But is such criticism […]

Endurance athletes earn almost three times as much as the general population. Not 50% more. Not 100% more. Almost 300% more money on average! According to the New York Times, the average ING New York City Marathon runner’s household income was $130,000. USA Triathlon reports the average triathlete’s household income is $126,000. A 2006 Runner’s World subscriber study […]