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:

22
Nov
Average Law School Debt

Average law school debt, including the cost of an undergraduate education, is $145,500, according to the most recent NCES data. Even with an expected six-figure salary, you may want to try tactics to reduce your law school debt before and after school.

Posted in: Student Loans,
21
Nov
Is Student Loan Forgiveness Real?

Student loan forgiveness is a real possibility for some federal student loan borrowers, but not likely for private loans. You’ll likely have to spend years repaying a portion of your loans before qualifying for forgiveness.

Posted in: Student Loans,
21
Nov
Figo Pet Insurance Review

Figo pet insurance is an accessible insurance option that covers pets in case of unexpected veterinary bills. Thanks to a user-friendly app and easy qualifying process, many pet owners find appropriate coverage through Figo.

Posted in: Pet Insurance, Reviews (3),
Tags: product review, ptype_review,
21
Nov
Pet Insurance for Labrador Retrievers

Labrador retrievers are one of the happiest, friendliest, and most popular dog breeds in North America. But as with other purebreds, they are prone to health issues you might not know of as you eagerly adopt an adorable little puppy. Pet insurance for Labrador retrievers can help you avoid difficult financial decisions down the line when […]

Posted in: Dog Insurance, Pet Insurance,
20
Nov
More Employers are Offering Pet Insurance Benefits

When most employees think of benefits offered at work, things like retirement plans, health insurance, and a free lunch every now and again are likely to come to mind. These perks are a great way to strengthen the overall culture of the company. In recent years, companies have faced the need to get creative with […]

Posted in: Pet Insurance,
20
Nov
Federal Student Loans

There are a few different types of federal student loans that can be used to pay for your education. Student loan borrowers should consider federal loans before other loans.

Posted in: Student Loans,
Tags: ptype_cornerstone,
19
Nov
How to Get Student Loans With No Credit Check

It’s possible to get student loans with no credit check—you just have to know the options available to you.

Posted in: Student Loans,
19
Nov
Student Loans for Immigrants

The face of American higher education is changing. More than 1,000,000 foreign students are currently enrolled in U.S. colleges and universities and that number is only growing. However, some of these immigrants may not be naturalized citizens or lawful permanent residents. So, their financial aid options are limited. Of the 43.7 million immigrants living in the

Posted in: Student Loans,
Tags: ptype_cornersecond,
18
Nov
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,
Tags: ptype_alternatives,
18
Nov
Should You Refinance Your Student Loans With RISLA?

The Rhode Island Student Loan Authority, or RISLA, is a nonprofit organization committed to offering affordable education financing to qualified borrowers. In operation since 1981, RISLA provides access to low-cost state-based education loans, student loan refinancing, and financial literacy to high schools and colleges in the state. While RISLA is based in Rhode Isla

Posted in: Student Loans,
Tags: loan review, ptype_review,