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:

25
Jul
How Long Does It Take for a Credit Card Payment to Go Through?

Keeping up with your credit card payment each month is necessary to maintain a healthy credit score, not to mention available credit on one or more cards. However, it isn’t uncommon for due dates to sneak up, creating a sense of urgency and causing people to question how long it takes for a credit card payment […]

Posted in: Credit Cards,
06
Jul
Granite State Student Loans Review

Granite State services both federal and private student loans. If you've been assigned Granite State as your loan servicer, it will help you manage your loan repayment plan, monthly payments, and any other questions you have about your student loans.

Posted in: Student Loans,
04
Jul
American Express and Delta Offering “Fly Now, Earn Later” for Miles

Co-branded airline credit cards can be a smart way to rack up frequent flyer miles for your favorite airline, particularly when the ability to earn miles extends beyond purchases for airfare. In recent months, American Express and Delta SkyMiles have come together to offer some cardholders an added benefit of using miles in advance of earning them […]

Posted in: Credit Cards,
28
May
Can You Get a U.S. Credit Card When Living Overseas?

Living overseas, whether permanently or for a short period of time, comes with many challenges as well as opportunities for U.S. citizens. Figuring out the banking system in a new country can be one of those obstacles. But if you prepare in advance by getting the right U.S.-based credit card, you can save yourself a […]

Posted in: Credit Cards,
15
May
Nationwide Student Loan Refinancing Review

According to Nationwide’s website, the company has decided to “transition away from full-service retail banking” and will no longer accept new student loan refinance applications. The information below regarding Nationwide’s student loan refinance product will no longer be accurate. (Read More) Compare student loan refinance companies to find an opt

Posted in: Student Loans,