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:

13
Nov
Avant Personal Loans Review

Avant is a personal loan lender providing online loans to qualified borrowers with a range of interest rates and repayment terms, even for those with less than perfect credit. This Avant personal loan review will get you up to speed on this product.

Posted in: Personal Loans,
Tags: loan review, ptype_review,
13
Nov
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,
12
Nov
Purefy Student Loan Refinancing Review 2019

Purefy offers student loan refinancing to qualified borrowers who are looking for more favorable repayment terms, lower interest rates, or a combination of the two. With Purefy, borrowers have access to several partner lenders, including PenFed, Earnest, College Ave, and more.

Posted in: Student Loans,
Tags: loan review, ptype_review, student loan refinancing review,
08
Nov
Upstart Competitors and Alternatives for Personal Loans

Since its humble start in 2012, Upstart has been a fast-growing online lender offering a variety of loans to consumers with good to excellent credit. Upstart is a direct-to-consumer lending platform online that utilizes the power of machine learning and artificial intelligence to streamline the loan pricing and funding process. It offers loans ranging from […]

Posted in: Personal Loans,
Tags: ptype_alternatives,
07
Nov
Personal Business Loans: How to Get One in 2019

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

Posted in: Personal Loans, Small Business Loans,
Tags: ptype_cornersecond,
07
Nov
LoanMe Personal Loans Review — Know the Risks

LoanMe Personal Loans can be a solution for some borrowers in need of fast financing for major expenses. However, there are risks involved, including a near-predatory interest rate charged on new loans for those who have less-than-perfect credit.

Posted in: Personal Loans,
Tags: loan review, ptype_review,
07
Nov
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,
Tags: ptype_alternatives,
04
Nov
Pets Best Pet Insurance Review

Pets Best Insurance offers pet health insurance plans for both cats and dogs, with premium costs starting at just $6 per month for accident-only coverage. There’s no annual benefit limit and most policies have a small deductible.

Posted in: Insurance, Pet Insurance,
Tags: product review, ptype_review,
30
Oct
Personify Financial Personal Loans Review

Personify Financial is an online lender offering personal loans with no collateral requirements to qualified borrowers. Applicants do not need perfect credit to take out a Personify personal loan, but those with bad credit may pay a triple-digit APR in exchange for financing.

Posted in: Personal Loans,
Tags: loan review, ptype_review,
30
Oct
Discover Student Loans Review 2019

Discover offers student loans for both undergraduate and graduate students, as well as a loan to refinance and consolidate existing loans. Discover Student Loans have competitive rates, unique benefits, and may be a good choice for you depending on your situation.

Posted in: Student Loan Reviews, Student Loans,
Tags: loan review, ptype_review, stage_conversion,