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:

08
Jun
Green Dot Primor Secured Visa Gold Credit Card Review

Consumers in the process of rebuilding credit or establishing a credit history for the first time might find help with the Green Dot primor® Visa® Gold Secured credit card, thanks to a low interest rate and no credit score requirement.

Posted in: Credit Cards,
Tags: credit card review 2, ptype_review,
08
Jun
Wells Fargo Cash Back College Card Review

The Wells Fargo Cash Back College card is designed to help students built their credit. It's a rewards credit card with an introductory zero percent APR as well.

Posted in: Credit Cards,
Tags: ptype_review,
06
Jun
Huntington Voice Credit Card Review

This credit card comes with many opportunities to earn points for each dollar you spend, but it's only available to cardholders in certain states. ​

Posted in: Credit Cards,
Tags: ptype_review,
25
May
Moneydance Review

If you’re a Mac user looking for a budgeting software alternative to Quicken, Moneydance may be right up your alley. Moneydance lets your track your budget, pay your bills, manage your investments, and track your finances all in one easy-to-use platform.

Posted in: Personal Finance,
Tags: ptype_review,
24
May
Origin Investments Review: Invest in Real Estate

Origin Investments uses technology and crowdfunding to acquire and improve multi-family properties in large metropolitan areas. This allows individual investors to access real estate deals that previously would have been out of reach for many people.

Posted in: Investing,
Tags: ptype_review,
17
May
Interest Rate vs APR: What’s the Difference?

The interest rate on a credit card is how much money you paid on the total balance for that year. The APR calculates all the costs associated with that card, including interest.

Posted in: Credit Cards, Personal Loans,
30
Apr
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,
13
Mar
What is the Lowest Possible Credit Score?

The lowest possible credit score is 300. If you have a low credit score, there are steps you can take to improve it.

Posted in: Credit Scores,