Christy Rakoczy

Christy Rakoczy is an experienced personal finance and legal writer who has been writing full time since 2008. She earned her JD at UCLA and graduated from the University of Rochester with a degree in media and communications. Her work has been featured on CNN Money, MSN Money, Yahoo Finance, USA Today, and more.

Articles by Christy Rakoczy:

21
Oct
HSBC Personal Loan Review

HSBC offers personal loans to be repaid over two to five years. The bank offers a wide range of funding amounts, with extra funding available to existing HSBC customers. Interest rates are competitive, and you can get funding quickly.

Posted in: Personal Loans,
Tags: loan review, ptype_review,
18
Oct
CoverWallet Review: Compare Business Insurance Online

CoverWallet connects you with business insurance providers so you can find the right coverage to protect your company. It serves as a broker and offers a free assessment of your insurance needs.

Posted in: Insurance,
Tags: ptype_review,
16
Oct
How Do Personal Loans Work? A Guide for Beginners

Banks, credit unions, and other lenders offer personal loans which can be used for almost anything. Repayment is usually simple and predictable.

Posted in: Personal Loan Information, Personal Loans,
16
Oct
Underwriting Explained

Loan underwriting is a process that lenders use to assess your credit risk and decide whether to issue loans such as mortgages, personal loans, auto loans, and private student loans. The personal documents required for the underwriting process vary by type of loan.

Posted in: Personal Finance, Personal Loans, Student Loans,
16
Oct
IVF Loans: Financing Options for Fertility Treatment

There are some lenders that specifically offer IVF loans, but you can also take out a general personal loan that allows you to use the loan amount for any purpose.

Posted in: Personal Loan Uses, Personal Loans,
15
Oct
Home Equity Loan Calculator

There are many ways to tap into the equity in your home, including a home equity loan. Our home equity loan calculator can help you determine how much you can get and the cost of borrowing.

Posted in: Home Equity,
Tags: ptype_calculator,
15
Oct
Law School Loans: Find Your Best Option

Law school loans can provide a form of financing for those looking to attend law school. Compare our best options.

Posted in: Student Loan Options, Student Loans,
Tags: ptype_cornersecond,
15
Oct
PhD Student Loans: Find Your Best Option

PhD student loans from the federal government or private lenders can be used to cover the cost of your degree. Compare our best options.

Posted in: Student Loans,
Tags: ptype_cornersecond,
14
Oct
Figure Home Equity Line Review

Figure offers a loan called the Figure Home Equity Line. It’s an all-digital product, which means you can get approved virtually instantly and receive funding quickly. You can use loan funds for any purpose and interest rates are considered competitive.

Posted in: Home Equity,
Tags: product review, ptype_review,
14
Oct
How to Pay for an MBA

Paying for an MBA can be expensive, but you have a number of ways to find the funds.

Posted in: Student Loans,