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:

16
Sep
How to Get Student Loans for Studying Abroad

There are options to get student loans for studying abroad, but it’s important to compare these options and make a smart financial decision.

Posted in: Student Loans,
11
Sep
Upstart vs. SoFi: Personal Loan Comparison

In today’s growing financial market, non-traditional lenders are becoming a feasible option for many consumers who need personal loans but don’t want to or can’t go through the bank-lending process. Upstart and SoFi represent two alternative lenders, both of which offer personal, unsecured loans to those who meet eligibility requirements. However, though they b

Posted in: Personal Loans,
Tags: ptype_comparison,
10
Sep
What You Need to Know About Oportun Personal Loans

Oportun offers personal loans with reasonable interest rates to borrowers with no credit or bad credit, but only lenders in 12 states.

Posted in: Personal Loans,
Tags: ptype_review,
10
Sep
Best Installment Loans: Compare Online Options

You need cash and you need it fast – what are you going to do? If you have great credit, your best bet is likely to get a low-interest personal loan. But, let’s be honest, not everyone has great credit. The rest of us sometimes just have to borrow money the smartest way that we […]

Posted in: Personal Loans,
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09
Sep
Student Loan Policies

Use this directory to keep up with new and future student loan policies.

Posted in: Student Loans,
05
Sep
Best Parent Student Loans for College

Parents who want to have a role in helping fund their child’s education have several options for taking out their own parent student loans.

Posted in: Student Loan Options, Student Loans,
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25
Aug
How Much Do I Owe in Student Loans?

You can find your federal student loan balance by checking the National Student Loan Data System. You can find your private student loan balance by checking with your lender.

Posted in: Student Loans,
24
Aug
How to Get Emergency Student Loans Quick

If you find yourself in an emergency and need to come up with money quickly, you may be able to use federal student loans or private student loans. You could also try asking your financial aid office for an extended payment plan.

Posted in: Student Loans,
23
Aug
Alternatives to Bank of America Student Loans

Bank of America stopped issuing new student loans. Find out what that means for borrowers who previously took out loans through the company and find alternative lenders who you can either refinance with or apply to take out new loans through.

Posted in: Student Loans,
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23
Aug
Do Hospitals Help Pay for Nursing School?

Some hospitals have programs that will help you pay for nursing school. There are also other options, such as federal aid and the Nurse Corps program, that you may want to consider as well.

Posted in: Student Loans,