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  Try these driving gigs Lyft DoorDash UberEats Postmates GrubHub InstaCart TaskRabbit Amazon Flex Shipt Whether you just purchased a car or have been driving for a while, you now have a viable option to be your own boss and start working your own hours. According to the Gig Economy Data Hub, more than one […]

Auto Loan Industry Study Background

Auto Loan Industry Study

This comprehensive auto loan industry study investigates the latest data sources to reveal important auto financing trends and statistics. The U.S. auto loan industry continues to expand on the back of a 9-year growth in new auto loans. On the surface, the numbers look promising for auto lenders. In 2018, Total outstanding auto loan debt […]

Can I get a personal loan without a checking account

When you apply for a loan, most lenders will ask about your bank account. So what can you do if you don’t have one? There are loans available for applicants without bank accounts, though their rates and terms are often less than desirable. Loans that don’t always require a checking account include car title loans, […]

how to maximize points airlines hotels

Credit card reward programs are a great way to save money while traveling. But how much are they really worth? Unfortunately, there’s no simple answer. The value of your miles or points varies from one program to another. Even within the same program, the value of your points will change depending on how you redeem […]

irs tax scam fraud

How common are money transfer scams in the U.S.? In 2018, there were more than 1.4 million fraud reports filed with the Consumer Sentinel Network. 25% of those reports involved a loss of money which collectively totaled $1.48 billion. This is up $406 million from the 2017 report. With money lost to fraud on the rise in […]

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The first ever traveler’s check was issued on January 1, 1772, by the London Credit Exchange Company. It came into being long before the first credit card in 1958. The question is, are traveler’s checks obsolete or do they still have a place in modern travel? What is a traveler’s check? A traveler’s check is […]

prepaid cards personal loans

What is a prepaid debit card loan, and should you get one? Say you need a loan, but you don’t have a bank account and don’t want to get it in cash. Getting a loan on a prepaid debit card could be a good solution. But is it the right financial move for you? Here’s […]

what is the statute of limitations on private student loans

When you default on a private student loan and can’t repay it, how long can the lender pursue you to collect the balance? What is the statute of limitations on private student loans? We have good and bad news. The bad news is lenders can pursue you indefinitely to collect the money you owe. But […]