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:

27
Mar
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,
02
Mar
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,
Tags: ptype_alternatives, student loan review,
02
Mar
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,
Tags: ptype_cornersecond,
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,
Tags: loan review, ptype_review,
10
Feb
Navy Federal Personal Loans Review

Navy Federal Credit Union offers personal loans with competitive rates and good benefits. However, there are requirements for becoming a Navy Federal member and specific ways to apply for the loan.

Posted in: Personal Loans,
Tags: loan review, ptype_review,
10
Feb
Wells Fargo Personal Loan Review

Wells Fargo personal loans can have some benefits for borrowers including relatively fast approvals and rate reductions for existing customers. However, the company does have a reputation of not being transparent with its clients, and it has faced recent scandals.

Posted in: Personal Loans,
Tags: loan review, ptype_review,
08
Jan
Dental Financing in 2020: Compare Dental Loans and More

If you need to finance a major dental procedure, a dental loan or alternative source of financing could be the right solution. Be sure to compare different dental financing companies and understand the terms and conditions of the loans.

Posted in: Personal Loans,
08
Jan
Prodigy Finance Review: Loans and Refinancing for International Post-Grad Students

Prodigy offers student loans and refinancing options to international postgraduate students. They are a good option for borrowers with no U.S. credit history, though you may end up paying more in fees and interest.

Posted in: Student Loans,
Tags: ptype_review,
06
Jan
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,
Tags: ptype_cornersecond,
03
Jan
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,
Tags: loan review, ptype_review,