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Dave Rathmanner

Dave Rathmanner has researched and developed content on a variety of finance topics, such as student loans, personal loans, credit cards, and small business loans. Dave’s work has been featured by outlets including the Chicago Tribune, Bloomberg, Forbes, CNBC, U.S. News, Consumer Reports, Yahoo Finance, and NPR.

About Dave Rathmanner

Current Role

Founder and CEO, Upper 9 Media

Expertise

  • Student Loans
  • Personal Loans
  • Credit Cards
  • Small Business Loans
  • Consumer Personal Finance Habits

Degrees

  • Bachelor's degree in biomedical engineering from the University of Delaware

Personal Finance Experience

Dave has researched, planned, and developed content around hundreds of personal finance topics ranging from student loans to small business loans to credit cards as the former vice president of content at LendEDU.

Aside from articles aimed at helping consumers make better financial decisions, Dave has published many in-depth, data-driven studies designed to gain insight into consumer spending habits and money management to figure out where consumers succeeding and struggling with their money, which colleges provide the best value for students, and much more.

Dave's studies have been featured in a number of national outlets, such as Chicago Tribune, Bloomberg, Forbes, CNBC, U.S. News, International Business Times, Consumer Reports, VICE, Yahoo Finance, and NPR.

Latest from Dave Rathmanner

February 2016 Student Loan Borrower Survey

Today, one in seven Americans currently has student loan debt. If you’ve recently graduated, this fact should come without surprise. Higher education is...

January 2016 Student Loan Borrower Survey

Earlier this month we traveled to a few local college campuses in search of student loan borrowers. Today, 7 out of 10 graduates...

Should You Marry Someone With Six Figures of Student Loan Debt?

Imagine meeting the man or woman of your dreams, falling in love and then finding...

LendEDU’s Top 13 University Entrepreneur Programs

If you want to be an entrepreneur, but aren’t sure just how to start, there is...

Military Student Loan Forgiveness: A Complete Guide

Military student loan forgiveness has been a hot topic in the media recently and rightly...