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:

26
Nov
Amica Home Insurance Review

For most homeowners, property insurance is mandatory. Before a bank will issue a mortgage on a home, the prospective borrower is required to provide proof of insurance. Homeowners insurance provides two basic types of coverage: property and liability. The property portion of homeowners insurance covers damage for losses to the house itself and to items inside [&hellip

Posted in: Insurance,
Tags: insurance-widget, product review, ptype_review,
26
Nov
Haven Life Insurance Review

Haven Life claims it is "making life less hard," and in doing so, making it easier to get life insurance right from your laptop, smartphone, or tablet. Haven offers life insurance policies up to $2 million and some applicants can forgo a medical exam.

Posted in: Insurance,
Tags: product review, ptype_review,
26
Nov
Best Travel Insurance | In-Depth Comparison of Companies

Imagine that you’re just about to leave on your dream vacation when all of a sudden you come down with a terrible flu. Your doctor tells you that you’re too sick to travel. If you didn’t purchase travel insurance, all would be lost. But if you were smart and remembered to buy travel insurance? Well, […]

Posted in: Insurance,
Tags: ptype_cornerstone,
26
Nov
Choice Home Warranty Review

Choice Home Warranty offers customers an affordable way to protect their budgets against costly repairs or appliance replacements.

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Tags: product review, ptype_review,
26
Nov
Allstate Renters Insurance Review

Allstate is a popular renters insurance provider. Costs vary depending on type of building, location, and coverage selected. The online assessment tool can help determine availability, eligible discounts, requirements, and restrictions.

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Tags: product review, ptype_review,
25
Nov
Golf Membership Financing With a Personal Loan

For millions of golf-loving Americans, joining a golf club is a pivotal life decision – the fulfillment of an ambition to take their game, their career, and their lifestyle to the next level. It is also a major financial decision, one that is often rationalized by calculating the monetary benefits realized through enhanced business relationships […]

Posted in: Personal Loans,
25
Nov
Venmo Fees: Breakdown and Explanation

If you’ve ever split a tab or the cost of an outing, you might be familiar with how difficult it can be to get everyone to contribute their fair share. In 2017, it’s easier than ever to make these payments using an app like Venmo. Founded in 2009 as a text to text mobile payment system, Venmo […]

Posted in: Personal Finance,
25
Nov
LightStream vs. SoFi: Personal Loan Comparison

LightStream is an online consumer lending division of SunTrust Bank. The company prides itself on providing a revolutionary lending experience to borrowers with good credit for any possible type of consumer lending need. Visiting their website, you’ll find that they even make loans for jewelry, horse, and tiny home purchases. SoFi is an online financial […]

Posted in: Personal Loans,
Tags: ptype_comparison,
25
Nov
Average Dental School Debt

The average dental school debt for graduates from the Class of 2018 was $285,184 when considering both undergraduate and dental school debt.

Posted in: Student Loans,