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
Nov
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,
04
Nov
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, Personal Loans,
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30
Oct
CashCall Personal Loans Review: Be Wary of Their History

CashCall offers fast and convenient personal loans and is willing to work with borrowers who have spotty credit histories. But due to their high fees and history of predatory lending practices, you’re probably better off with a different lender.

Posted in: Personal Loans,
Tags: ptype_review,
07
Aug
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,
22
Jul
CitiBusiness / AAdvantage Platinum Select World Mastercard Review

The Citi AAdvantage card is a good option for anyone who travels frequently for business. The card comes with a generous signup bonus, travel perks, and American Airlines discounts that make flying a more enjoyable experience.

Posted in: Credit Cards,
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26
Jun
Startup Business Loans: Find the Best Option for Your Needs

Startup business loans can provide the financing new businesses need to get their operations up and running. Before applying, know how much you need and what you plan to use the money for so you can find the best option for your company.

Posted in: Small Business Loans,
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21
Jun
EveryDollar Review

If you’re looking for a no-frills budgeting solution, EveryDollar could be the right choice for you. It’s simple budgeting software that can help users take control of their finances, get out of debt, and save money.

Posted in: Personal Finance,
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18
Jun
Huntington Bank Loan Review

If you’re looking to take out a personal loan, Huntington Bank could be a good option for you. They offer competitive rates, flexible repayment terms, and will work with customers who are having trouble paying back their loan.

Posted in: Personal Loans,
Tags: Personal Loan Review, ptype_review,
18
Jun
Elastic Loans: Review Rates, Terms, and Fees

If you are a non-prime borrower with a low credit score who needs immediate access to cash, Elastic may be a good option for you. But make sure you understand the terms and conditions and watch out for the cash advance fees.

Posted in: Personal Loans,
Tags: product review, ptype_review,
12
Jun
Best Credit Cards for Wedding Expenses

Paying for a wedding can be expensive, but there are a number of financial products that can help you cover your wedding expenses. Just be sure not to take on too much high-interest debt before the big day.

Posted in: Credit Cards,
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