Melissa Horton

Melissa Horton

Melissa Horton has an MBA in Finance and has worked as a financial professional for the past 13 years, helping clients understand the often complex vehicles available for both lending and investment needs. She is passionate about financial literacy and strives to educate clients and the general public to empower them in making smart financial decisions. Her work has been featured on Investopedia, iGrad, APRFinder, and more.

Articles by Melissa Horton:

07
Jul
LendKey Student Loans Review

LendKey is a national student loan company that connects you with lenders offering private student loans and student loan refinancing.

Posted in: Student Loans,
07
Jul
Citizens Bank Student Loans Review

Citizens Bank student loans are available to undergraduates, graduates, and parents. Refinancing options with a loyalty discount for bank account holders are also available.

Posted in: Student Loan Reviews, Student Loans,
06
Jul
Personal Business Loans: How to Get One

Personal loans for business expenses can be considered if all other business financing options have been reviewed.

Posted in: Compare Options, Personal Loans, Small Business Loans,
06
Jul
Bestow Life Insurance Review

Bestow is an online life insurance agency offering term life insurance. The agency has created a streamlined application process that can be completed in minutes, without the need for a medical exam.

Posted in: Insurance,
06
Jul
How to Pay for a New Roof: Financing Options to Consider

There are many affordable ways to fix or replace your roof including home equity loans, personal loans, and financing from roofing companies.

Posted in: Home Equity, Insurance, Personal Loans,
06
Jul
Financing Options to Cover the Costs of Finishing a Basement

A basement remodel is a smart step toward increasing the value of a home and homeowners have several options to help cover the costs of finishing a basement.

Posted in: Personal Loan Uses (3), Personal Loans,
06
Jul
Avant Competitors and Alternatives for Personal Loans

Personal loans through online lenders has shifted the industry, giving consumers more options for accessing financing for major expenses or high-interest debt consolidation. Avant, a Chicago-based online lender, is one of these new entrants to the market that provides a variety of personal loan solutions to consumers who meet eligibility requirements. Avant has severa

Posted in: Personal Loans,
06
Jul
Can You Refinance a Personal Loan?

If you have a personal loan, you do have the option to refinance it if needed. However, it is important to find out if your current lender allows for it or if you need to find a new lender instead.

Posted in: Personal Loan Information, Personal Loans,
06
Jul
Upstart Competitors and Alternatives for Personal Loans

Started in 2012, Upstart is a direct-to-consumer online lending platform that utilizes the power of machine learning and artificial intelligence to streamline the loan pricing and funding process. It offers loans ranging from $1,000 up to $50,000, with interest rates as high as 29.99%, paid over three- or five-year. The company was established by former […]

Posted in: Personal Loans,
02
Jul
Pet Insurance for French Bulldogs

French Bulldogs are one of the most popular dogs. While French Bulldogs are known for their fun personalities and relatively easy care, there can be added costs to care for one appropriately. Not only do dog owners have to cover routine care like vaccines and teeth cleanings, there is also a need to take care […]

Posted in: Dog Insurance, Pet Insurance,