Dave Rathmanner

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:

26
May
College Ave Student Loans Review

College Ave offers both private student loans and student loan refinancing. Find out what makes it one of the best in the industry.

Posted in: Student Loan Reviews, Student Loans,
05
Jan
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: Refinance Student Loans, Student Loans,
04
Jan
Parent PLUS Loans Guide

With the rising cost of college, students and their families are always looking for more options for funding. The federal Parent PLUS loan is one of the loan options that lets parents help their child bridge the funding gap.

Posted in: Student Loans,
04
Jan
Personal Loans for Students

Personal loans might be an option for students who need additional funds after financial aid. The lenders below offer personal loans for students. However, before jumping in, make sure you know what you’re getting into—and what might be a better idea.

Posted in: Personal Loans,
04
Jan
Best Commercial Truck Insurance Companies

In order to operate legally, a truck driver needs insurance. The problem is, finding that insurance can be difficult. There are several companies that offer commercial truck insurance which we have reviewed below.

Posted in: Insurance, Other Insurance Resources,
02
Oct
Swimming Pool Loans: Compare Your Financing Options

Personal loans, home equity loans, and dealer financing can all be used to finance a swimming pool. Knowing the types of swimming pool loans available and what to look for can keep you from going under water later.

Posted in: Personal Loan Uses (3), Personal Loans,
02
Oct
Septic Tank Loans & Other Financing Options

Septic tank financing options include personal loans, home equity loans, and programs from state and federal governments.

Posted in: Home Equity, Personal Loans,
01
Oct
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: Private Student Loans, Student Loans,
01
Oct
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,
01
Jul
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: Federal Student Loans, Financial Aid, Student Loans,