secured vs. unsecured debts

When people think about their debt, they often lump it all into one category. They don’t consider there are actually two types of debt – secured and unsecured – and even subcategories within these two types. In simple terms, secured debts are those that require assets to be held as collateral, such as a house for […]

Optima Tax Relief

Optima Tax Relief, the largest tax relief company in the United States, has been included for the fourth consecutive year in Inc. magazine’s list of the 5000 fastest-growing private companies. The annual Inc. 5000 event will be on October 17-19, 2018, at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort. The list ranks companies based on […]

debt bill consolidation

How Does Bill Consolidation Work

Do you avoid answering your phone because of too many collection calls? Are you feeling overwhelmed by how many credit cards you have with high balances and high interest rates? Or maybe you only pay the minimum due each month and have a zero balance in your savings account. If you answered “yes” to any […]

Optima Tax Relief CEO David King

Optima Tax Relief CEO David King has won a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award honoring the Top CEOs in 2018 in the U.S. SMB category. Glassdoor released its annual report recognizing the Top CEOs, which highlights top leaders employees love working for at small and medium companies in the U.S. What makes a great CEO? CEOs have a difficult job. […]

finance a funeral loans

It’s an uncomfortable conversation, but one everyone should have ahead of time: How will you plan for a funeral when it’s needed? Funeral loans offer a solution, but is the cost worth it? Funerals with viewings and burials cost, on average, more than $7,000, according to the National Funeral Directors Association. If there are other […]

Finance a funeral

Planning a funeral is stressful and emotionally taxing in so many ways. The last thing you want to worry about is the cost and how to finance a funeral. It’s true that some funeral homes and some lenders do specialize in loans to cover funeral costs. But you won’t know if you’re getting the best […]

what kind of life insurance should I buy

By Jeanine Skowronski, senior editor at Policygenius No one really wants to think about life insurance, but, at some point — maybe around 1.5 kids and a dog — you invariably will. That’s because life insurance is important: It provides financial cover to your dependents in the wake of your untimely death and provides you with […]

SoFi CEO and Co-founder steps down

SoFi today announced that co-founder and CEO Mike Cagney plans to step down as the company’s chief executive before year end. The company has begun a search for Cagney’s successor as CEO, and Cagney will remain in the role until the board names a successor. “I believe now is the right time for SoFi to start […]

Laurel Road Student Loan Refinancing

Laurel Road student loan refinancing can help you save money on your student debt. Find out if you qualify and whether Laurel Road is a good fit for you. If you’re interested in refinancing your student loans, Laurel Road is one of the top lenders on the market. With competitive rates and other features, the […]