Jeff Gitlen

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:

06
Jul
Can You Use Personal Loans to Buy Gold or Silver?

You can typically use a personal loan for anything—including buying gold or silver. You should only do so if you expect the return on your investment to be higher than the interest rate you pay on your loan.

Posted in: Personal Loans,
02
Jul
Should Service Dogs Have Pet Insurance?

Service dogs are often life-changing for people with disabilities. While both a service dog and a typical pet form bonds with their families and “people,” a service dog is specifically trained to mitigate a physical or psychological disability. Even though these dogs are highly trained to help their owners’ specific disabilities, they’re still just like [&helli

Posted in: Learn More, Pet Insurance,
02
Jul
Best Pet Insurance for German Shepherds

German Shepherds are more than just animals—they’re companions and members of our families. While there is no question that we love our pets, caring for our pets can be expensive. Getting a pet insurance policy is a great way to make sure your German Shepherd is protected in case of injury or illness. It can also […]

Posted in: Dog Insurance, Pet Insurance,
02
Jul
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,
02
Jul
Best Pet Insurance – Comprehensive Reviews for 2020

Compare reviews of the best pet insurance companies rated by LendEDU's Editorial Team to make sure your pet is covered for future accidents and illnesses.

Posted in: Pet Insurance, See Options,
02
Jul
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. Pet insurance for Labrador retrievers can help you avoid difficult financial decisions down the line when it comes to their health. The upfront costs for […]

Posted in: Dog Insurance, Pet Insurance,
02
Jul
Fiona Life Insurance Review

Fiona makes comparing life insurance easy. Fill out one simple application and get matched with what they consider your best offer.

Posted in: Insurance, Life Insurance,
01
Jul
Can You Transfer Private Student Loans to Federal Student Loans?

There are two main types of student loans available to pay for college: federal student loans offered by the government and private student loans offered by private banks and lenders. Federal student loans typically have lower interest rates and more protections for borrowers, so they are usually the preferred choice between the two. If you […]

Posted in: Student Loans,
01
Jul
Revised Pay As You Earn (REPAYE) Student Loan Repayment Plan

REPAYE is an income-driven repayment plan that caps monthly student loan payments at 10% of the borrower's discretionary income and may result in loan forgiveness after 20 or 25 years of on-time payments.

Posted in: Student Loans,
01
Jul
Income-Driven Repayment Plans Guide

If you're struggling with your current student loan payment, switching to an income-driven repayment plan may help ease the burden by capping the amount you pay each month based on your income and other factors.

Posted in: Student Loans,