Jamie Johnson

Jamie Johnson

Jamie Johnson writes about a variety of personal finance topics including student loans, credit scores, banking, investing, and personal loans. Her work has been featured on GOBankingRates, Yahoo Finance, and more.

Articles by Jamie Johnson:

06
Jul
The Average Cost of a Vacation

Americans tend to put a high priority on vacations, with roughly half planning to take a summer vacation this year. However, with average vacation costs of $2,000 per person, you’ll want to examine your budget to identify potential savings opportunities and limit any unnecessary vacation expenses.

Posted in: Personal Finance,
06
Jul
Relocation Loans: Find Money to Help with Moving Expenses

A relocation loan could be a good option if you need money to help with moving expenses.

Posted in: Personal Loans,
06
Jul
Lawn Mower Financing: Compare Loan Options

Lawn mower financing could be a good choice even if your credit is less than ideal. Consider your options and understand the terms of any loan offer before making your final decision.

Posted in: Personal Loans,
06
Jul
Adoption Loans: Compare Low Interest Options

Although adoption can be a wonderful choice for expanding your family, it can be very expensive. If the cost of financing adoption expenses is an issue for you, compare adoption loans, as well as other financing methods.

Posted in: Personal Loan Uses (3), Personal Loans,
01
Jul
Income-Based Repayment (IBR) for Student Loans

IBR (income-based repayment) is one of four income-driven repayment plans available for federal student loans. It caps a borrower’s monthly payments at a percentage of their discretionary income.

Posted in: Student Loans,
01
Jul
Summer Financial Aid: How to Get Student Loans for Summer Classes

Taking summer classes can help you get ahead on your college education but paying for them isn’t always as straightforward as it is for the fall and spring semesters. In addition to federal student loans, you might consider federal grants, scholarships, a part-time job, or private student loans.

Posted in: Student Loans,
01
Jul
Federal Direct Loans: Find Out How They Work

For most people, it’s difficult to attend college without taking out student loans. And if you want to receive flexible, low-interest student loans the Direct Loan Program is your best bet. The Direct Loan Program offers federal student loans to undergraduate students, graduate students, and parents of college students. This student aid helps students cover […]

Posted in: Student Loans,
26
May
Upgrade Personal Loans Review

Upgrade's personal loans are geared towards borrowers with fair credit. This review will explain how to apply for an Upgrade personal loan as well as some of the pros and cons of the lender.

Posted in: Personal Loan Reviews, Personal Loans,
30
Apr
USAA Student Loans Alternatives

USAA’s student loan program was canceled in 2016, but borrowers can continue to repay their loans or refinance through another lender. If you need to take out additional private loans, there are many USAA alternatives you can consider.

Posted in: Student Loans,
10
Feb
Payoff Personal Loans Review

Payoff is a financial services company focused on helping its customers pay off high-interest credit card debt. The company aims to help its customers consolidate debt and achieve long-term financial well-being.

Posted in: Personal Loans,