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:

09
Jun
Cost of College in the U.S. – Average Statistics & Institution-Specific Costs

A look at the average cost of college by school type and the sticker prices at 1,728 institutions throughout the U.S.

Posted in: Financial Aid, Learn More,
05
Jun
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,
05
Jun
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,
02
Jun
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,
27
Apr
Student Loan Deferment

Life, as you likely know, can be as expensive as it is unexpected, and for student loan borrowers, that can lead to some stressful times. For some, the weight of college coursework makes it impossible to pin down a wage big enough to make student loan payments. Similarly, some find that their post-grad financial situation […]

Posted in: Student Loans,
24
Feb
Report: Colleges With the Best Return on Investment

LendEDU's fifth annual College Risk-Reward Indicator report shows the colleges and universities across the nation with the best return on investment for students.

Posted in: Reports, Student Loans,
28
Jan
Interest Savings Calculator

The sooner you start saving, the more you can earn in interest. Use our interest savings calculator to see what you can earn.

Posted in: Information, Investing,
27
Jan
Debt Payoff Calculator | Find Your Repayment Time

Wondering how long it will take you to pay off your debt? Our debt payoff calculator will help.

Posted in: Managing Debt, Personal Finance,
22
Jan
Student Loan Deferment & Forbearance Calculator

Curious how a student loan deferment or forbearance would affect your finances? Check out our calculator below.

Posted in: Student Loans,
20
Jan
Safest Cities & States to Buy a Home in the U.S.

We analyzed the FBI's crime database to find the safest and most dangerous cities, states, and regions of the United States.

Posted in: Mortgages, Reports,