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:

09
Jan
Purefy Student Loan Refinancing Review

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,
09
Jan
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: Private Student Loans, Student Loans,
09
Jan
Wells Fargo Student Loans Review

Wells Fargo offers private student loans for undergraduate and graduate students, as well as their parents. The bank also offers student loan refinancing. Wells Fargo's student loans have many of the same benefits as other private loans but the interest rates may be higher.

Posted in: Private Student Loans, Student Loans,
07
Jan
Best Life Insurance for Seniors: Affordable Policies

Most life insurance companies outside of group or work plans require an individual to go through an exam and application process to determine risk. Age impacts life insurance rates heavily, especially senior life insurance, even for the healthiest individuals, so it is helpful to know what options exist. Senior life insurance is a crucial component […]

Posted in: Insurance, Life Insurance,
06
Jan
Liberty Mutual Homeowners Insurance Review

In terms of what's covered, Liberty Mutual offers some of the most comprehensive homeowner's insurance to residents in all 50 states. However, the cost may be higher than comparable homeowners insurance policies and the customer service may be worse.

Posted in: Insurance,
06
Jan
Best Car Insurance for Teens

Hitting the open road as a new teen driver is exciting and often a long-awaited rite of passage. Teenagers make up an estimated 13 percent of all drivers on the road, but they also account for 28 percent of the accidents between drivers each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. For this […]

Posted in: Auto Insurance, Insurance,
06
Jan
Progressive Home Insurance Review

Progressive Home Insurance offers a wide variety of policies for homeowners. Because it offers many discounts, it's known to offer slightly lower premiums compared to its competitors.

Posted in: Insurance,
27
Nov
Average Student Loan Debt for Veterinarians

The average student loan debt for veterinarians graduating in 2016 was $143,757, according to the AVMA. Several repayment assistance programs, as well as income-driven repayment and student loan forgiveness, could offer some relief.

Posted in: Student Loans,
26
Nov
American Home Shield Review

American Home Shield is a provider of home warranties, offering coverage for home systems, appliances, or both. Homeowners should read the fine print when deciding whether a home warranty from American Home Shield is a good fit.

Posted in: Personal Finance,