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:

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: Refinancing 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
Current Student Loan Interest Rates

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

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
College Ave Student Loans Review

College Ave 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,
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
How to Use a HELOC to Pay Off Student Loans

Using a HELOC to pay off your student loan debt could save you a lot of money in interest, but you risk losing your home if you can't make payments. Only use this strategy if you are sure that you can afford the payments until the HELOC is paid off.

Posted in: Home Equity, Resources, Student Loans,
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
DACA Financial Aid Options

If you're a DACA student, it may be hard to get student aid for college. Though your ineligibility for federal funds makes things more difficult, it is still possible to find money for school.

Posted in: Financial Aid, Student Loans,