Melissa Horton

Melissa Horton has worked in financial services 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.

Articles by Melissa Horton:

21
Jan
Pay Off Student Loan or Invest Calculator

Millions of people carry student loan debt with monthly payments and total outstanding balances ranging significantly from one borrower to the next. Paying off student loan balances, whether they are federal or private loans, is a common goal. However, most borrowers also have other financial objectives they want to achieve. Saving for a home purchase, investing […

Posted in: Investing, Student Loans,
21
Jan
Personal Loan for H1B Visa Holders

If you are working on an H1B visa and need additional funding, there are options. Find out where to get a personal loan for H1B visa holders.

Posted in: Personal Loans,
17
Jan
Can’t Pay Student Loans? Here are Your Options

If you can't pay your student loans, there are options that can help you manage your debt. These include income-driven repayment plans, student loan forgiveness, deferment, forbearance, and more.

Posted in: Student Loans,
16
Jan
Student Loan for H4 Visa Holders

Individuals who hold an H4 Visa may find it challenging to get funding for their education while in the United States. Fortunately, H4 visa holders have options for securing student loans to help cover the cost of tuition, room and board, and other living expenses.

Posted in: Student Loans,
11
Jan
Federal Student Loan Limits in 2019

For many students, federal student loan limits play a part in how much funding is available. Students should recognize that there is not an unlimited amount of federal student loan assistance on the table and planning accordingly based on the maximum loan amount is important.

Posted in: Student Loans,
11
Jan
Student Loan Disbursement

If you are using student loans to help cover the cost of your education, there are a few things you need to know about disbursement of loan funds.

Posted in: Student Loans,
09
Jan
Student Loan Prepayment & Payoff Calculator

After college, student loan debt can be a burden. According to recent studies, student loan borrowers experience financial pressure thanks in part to their debt obligations each month. With the average student loan payment being just over $300 per month, and balances exceeding tens of thousands of dollars per borrower, many are eager to pay off student loan&

Posted in: Student Loans,
08
Jan
Boat Loans and Financing Options

Many people utilize boat loans and other kinds of financing to cover the boat purchases. Boat loans are structured a little differently than other types of financing, so it is important to know how financing a boat works.

Posted in: Personal Loans,
04
Jan
Credit One Bank Platinum Visa for Rebuilding Credit Review

Card Details – the Credit One Bank Platinum Visa can be a good choice for those wanting to establish or rebuild their credit score. It offers small credit limits with credit line increase opportunities, cash back rewards opportunities, and an easy application to help cardholders get access to credit when they need it most. APR – Credit One Bank […]

Posted in: Credit Cards,
02
Jan
Discover Student Loans Review

LendEDU Rating (4.48 / 5.0) See Full Ratings What we like: Extensive Repayment Options In recent years, the skyrocketing cost of higher education has prompted borrowers to look at alternatives for their student loan needs. In fact, many students turn to private educational loans to help cover college expenses, and Discover Student Loans offers competitive […]

Posted in: Student Loans,