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:

Current Student Loan Interest Rates

Check out today's student loan interest rates for federal student loans, private student loans, and student loan refinancing.

Posted in: Data, Statistics, and Calculators, Student Loans,
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,
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,
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,
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,
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,
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,
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,
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,
How to Pay for Room and Board in College

If you need additional money to pay for room and board, you can look into applying for more financial aid, housing assistance grants and scholarships, or take out a student loan.

Posted in: Private Student Loans, Student Loans,