Dave Rathmanner

Dave Rathmanner, a graduate of the University of Delaware, regularly plans and writes content about student loans, personal loans, credit cards, small business loans, mortgages, and a variety of other financial products. Dave’s work has been featured in the Chicago Tribune, Bloomberg, Forbes, CNBC, U.S. News, International Business Times, Consumer Reports, VICE, Yahoo Finance, NPR, and more.

Articles by Dave Rathmanner:

04
Nov
What to Do About Your Student Loans If You Lose Your Job

If you have a significant amount of student loan debt, you might have frequent nightmares about losing your job. But dealing with your student loans if you find yourself unemployed isn’t as scary as you might think. In fact, all federal student loans and some private student loans have protections that may be able to […]

Posted in: Student Loans,
04
Nov
Current Student Loan Interest Rates for 2019

See current student loan interest rates for federal student loans, private student loans, and student loan refinancing.

Posted in: Student Loan Information, Student Loans,
04
Nov
Should You Consolidate Your Student Loans?

Are you making separate student loan payments each month on student loans? You may want to consider consolidating your student loans. Student loan consolidation and refinancing can help relieve some of the pain caused by multiple interest payments. Student loans are tough these days. The most recent student loan debt statistics show 71% of college graduates [&helli

Posted in: Student Loans,
04
Nov
SimpleFi Student Loan Refinancing Alternatives

SimpleFi was a student loan refinancing company based in Palo Alto, California. They were originally founded in 2012 with the goal of helping borrowers better manage their student loan debt but they went out of business.

Posted in: Student Loans,
Tags: ptype_review,
04
Nov
College Ave Student Loans Review

College Ave Student Loans offers both private student loans and student loan refinancing. The lender has a wide variety of loan options and offers competitive rates and benefits.

Posted in: Student Loan Reviews, Student Loans,
Tags: loan review, ptype_review,
24
Oct
FAFSA Guide

It’s important for all college students to fill out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Here's a look at who is eligible for federal aid, how to apply, important dates to watch out for, and what your next steps will be.

Posted in: Financial Aid, Student Loans,
24
Oct
Which Credit Card is Promoted in the Samuel L. Jackson Commercial?

You may have seen the commercials with iconic actor Samuel L. Jackson promoting a credit card in a variety of situations. Like Jennifer Garner in similar commercials, he remains calm and unruffled as he describes the no-frills card with a straightforward cash back rewards program. The most recent commercial features Samuel L. Jackson walking through a […]

Posted in: Credit Cards,
21
Oct
Refinance Parent PLUS Loans

You can refinance Parent PLUS loans to help you save on interest costs. In addition, many lenders will allow you to transfer the loan to your child.

Posted in: Refinancing Student Loans, Student Loans,
Tags: ptype_cornersecond, stage_conversion,
04
Oct
Student Loan Calculators

In most cases, you won't find one student loan calculator that can answer all your questions. That's why we created nine student loan calculators that each have one purpose.

Posted in: Student Loan Resources, Student Loans,
20
Sep
What is a Student Loan Grace Period?

Most student loans come with a grace period during which you don’t have to make payments. If you’re smart, however, you’ll use some tips and tricks to maximize your savings on your student loan repayment—and minimize your debt.

Posted in: Student Loans,