19
Nov
Variable vs. Universal Life Insurance: What’s the Difference

At a Glance: Variable and universal life insurance are both permanent life insurance policies. They both pay a death benefit but also accrue a cash value and can be used for investing. However, variable policies work differently because you can invest in sub-accounts similar to mutual funds, while a universal policy earns money by accruing interest. […]

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07
Nov
Sallie Mae Student Loans Review

LendEDU Rating (4.86 / 5.0) See Full Ratings What we like: Repayment Term Flexibility The Sallie Mae company began as a government-sponsored organization in 1972. In 2004, Sallie Mae became fully privatized. In 2014, Sallie Mae was split into two distinct companies. The first is the SLM Corporation, which is Sallie Mae. Sallie Mae is […]

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07
Nov
How to Request a Chase Credit Limit Increase

At a Glance: You can request a credit limit increase on your Chase credit card by phone or online using Chase’s Secure Message center. You’ll need to provide the last four digits of your account number, annual income, and monthly housing payment. All requests will require a hard credit inquiry, and decisions are typically made instantly. […]

Posted in: Credit Cards,
06
Nov
How to Get Student Loans With No Credit Check

At a Glance: It’s possible to get student loans with no credit check—you just have to know the options available to you. In addition to most federal student loans, you might find some state-based student loans and even a few private student loans that consider borrowers with a limited credit history. When you need to borrow […]

Posted in: Student Loans,
31
Oct
New Mexico Student Loans, Scholarships, and Grants

At a Glance: While obtaining funding for college in New Mexico can be difficult, with a little creativity and hard work, paying for college is possible. By submitting your FAFSA and searching for alternative sources of funding, you can make sure that you can get your degree — while minimizing your debt. Without a doubt, college […]

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31
Oct
New Hampshire Student Loans, Scholarships, and Grants

At a Glance: New Hampshire offers several state-based private loans as well as scholarships and grants. Regardless of your field of study or degree program, you might be able to find numerous options to help you fund your college education in New Hampshire. Students in New Hampshire looking to attend college find out quickly that higher […]

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31
Oct
Do Late Alimony Payments Affect Your Credit Score?

At a Glance:Being delinquent on your alimony payments likely won’t affect your credit score – at least right away. If your payments are sent to collections, that may be reported to the credit bureaus in which case your score would take a hit. Many divorces come with a lot of consequences, such as bitter custody […]

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29
Oct
AIG Life Insurance Review

At a Glance: AIG Life Insurance offers a wide variety of whole life, term life, and universal insurance products. It was rated No. 23 out of 25 insurance companies by J.D. Power and it has a relatively high volume of customer complaints. Life insurance is a critical part of financial health, and yet it can be […]

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29
Oct
New York Life Insurance Review

At a Glance: New York Life Insurance Company is a long-established provider of life insurance coverage. Consumers have options on types of coverage and payment arrangements, but the company also has lower-than-average customer service ratings with complaints of slow payouts. Here’s what to consider if you’re looking into a policy from New York Life Insurance. Ther

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29
Oct
Transamerica Life Insurance Review

At a Glance: Transamerica offers competitive rates on a variety of products, including term, whole, and universal life insurance. In addition to a robust collection of investment products, the company offers quick online rate quotes for term life insurance and potentially affordable rates. With over 100 years of experience, Transamerica Corporation has become a recogn

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