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:

11
Sep
Avant Competitors and Alternatives for Personal Loans

Online lenders have made a splash in the personal finance world over the last several years. Many are competing directly with conventional banks and credit unions for personal lending products. Personal loans through online lenders has shifted the game, giving consumers more options for accessing fixed financing for major expenses or high-interest debt consolidat

Posted in: Personal Loans,
Tags: ptype_alternatives,
11
Sep
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,
16
Aug
How Do Goodly Student Loan Repayment Benefits Work?

The need to entice qualified workers is growing among employers large and small. Offering student loan repayment benefits to workers is beneficial to companies and their employees in several ways, and Goodly is one company making this valuable benefit a reality.

Posted in: Student Loans,
12
Aug
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 Loans,
Tags: loan review, ptype_review,
07
Aug
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,
29
Jul
Avibra Life Insurance Review

Avibra Life Insurance is a tech-driven insurance and financial wellness tool accessible to 18- to 38-year-olds in the United States. The insurance coverage is a free micro policy that grows over time based on the user’s health habits.

Posted in: Insurance,
Tags: ptype_review,
18
Jul
Discover Student Loans Review

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,
09
Jul
CommonBond Student Loan Review

CommonBond offers competitive private student loans and student loan refinancing options. CommonBond may be a good fit for you if you meet the lender's eligibility requirements and are not offered a lower rate elsewhere.

Posted in: Student Loans,
Tags: loan review, ptype_review,
08
Jul
Best Chase Credit Cards

Chase Bank offers several different credit cards with a variety of rewards programs. Whether you’re looking for a travel-focused card or a cash back card, Chase likely has a credit card designed to meet your needs.

Posted in: Credit Cards, Credit Cards by Company,
Tags: ptype_cornersecond,
03
Jul
Credit Karma Tax Review

Credit Karma is a popular credit monitoring platform that offers an array of free services and resources to its customers. The company was founded in San Francisco in 2007, and with the help of more than 800 employees, Credit Karma has grown into one of the most widely used free online services for millions of […]

Posted in: Taxes,
Tags: ptype_review,