Jeff Gitlen

Jeff Gitlen is a graduate of the University of Delaware. He writes about a wide range of financial topics including student loans, credit cards, small business financing, and more. His work has been featured on a number of sites including Bloomberg, CNBC, Forbes, Market Watch, and more.

Articles by Jeff Gitlen:

15
Nov
ELFI Student Loan Refinancing Review

ELFI offers competitive student loan refinancing rates and a variety of benefits that make the lender an attractive option for those looking to save on their student loans.

Posted in: Student Loans,
Tags: loan review, ptype_review,
15
Nov
Average Student Loan Debt for a Pharmacist

The average student loan debt borrowed to pay for pharmacy school was $166,528 in 2018. The median annual pay was $126,120.

Posted in: Student Loans,
14
Nov
U.S. Bank Student Loans: What You Should Know

U.S. Bank no longer offers student loans. However, you can still refinance existing U.S. Bank loans. This guide will show you your options.

Posted in: Student Loans,
Tags: ptype_review,
14
Nov
Fish Tank Loans: Is Aquarium Financing Worth It?

Whether you intend to buy a 30-gallon tank or have your eye on a high-end, 500-gallon aquarium, one thing is certain: a fish tank is going to cost you some cash. Of course, your expenses will vary depending on your ambition. Using a 30-gallon tank benchmark, you are likely to spend over $500 on a new tank […]

Posted in: Personal Loans,
13
Nov
SoFi vs. LendingClub: Personal Loan Comparison

Online lending has exploded in the last few years. The idea of being able to apply for a loan while sitting on the couch at home is becoming more popular, and several lenders have risen to the top of the pile because of their products and customer service. Two of those highly popular companies are SoFi […]

Posted in: Personal Loans,
Tags: ptype_comparison,
13
Nov
SoFi vs. Prosper: Personal Loan Comparison

SoFi and Prosper are two companies with personal loan products that have been getting a lot of attention. The question, however, is which one comes out on top? Because there are similar features between the two products, it can be difficult to determine which loan product is the best one for any given situation. The […]

Posted in: Personal Loans,
13
Nov
LendingClub vs. Prosper: Personal Loan Comparison

If you’re in the market for a personal loan, you’ve likely come across a variety of lending structures, some traditional, like banks and credit unions and others less so. Included in the growing list of alternative lending options are peer-to-peer (P2P) loans, which are built on a lending agreement between an individual (borrower) and an investor (indivi

Posted in: Personal Loans,
Tags: ptype_comparison,
13
Nov
LendingClub vs. Prosper for Investors

Both LendingClub and Prosper offer peer-to-peer investing to consumers with benefits and drawbacks to consider. Which is better for you will depend on your situation.

Posted in: Investing, Personal Loans,
Tags: ptype_comparison,
12
Nov
Security Deposit Loans: How They Work

Security deposits are necessary for apartment rentals, and not everyone can afford them. That’s when a security deposit loan may come in handy. Typically equal to the first month’s rent—or sometimes first and last month’s rent—this amount is usually requested by a landlord in order to guarantee that a tenant will pay rent and properly […]

Posted in: Personal Loans,
11
Nov
How Does MoneyLion Plus Work?

MoneyLion is a mobile personal finance and lending app that helps customers get in control of their finances by providing them with tools that help them track their spending, saving, and credit usage. The company was started in 2013 by a team of technologists and financiers and is based in New York City. They have […]

Posted in: Personal Finance, Personal Loans,
Tags: ptype_review,