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:

20
Jun
Guardian Life Insurance Review

Guardian Life offers whole, universal, and term life insurance options to consumers, but online quotes are available for term insurance only. If you want to apply, you must submit your application through a Guardian licensed agent.

Posted in: Insurance,
20
Jun
Car Insurance for Multiple Cars

Owning a car comes with a handful of responsibilities, including having adequate car insurance. Having more than one vehicle requires you to carry insurance on each vehicle, and while more expensive, this can offer some savings through multi-car discounts from some insurers.

Posted in: Auto Insurance, Insurance,
18
Jun
First Midwest Bank Personal Loans Review

First Midwest Bank offers personal loans for well-qualified borrowers. Loans come with fixed interest rates, a document fee, and competitive repayment terms.

Posted in: Personal Loans,
14
Jun
Victoria’s Secret Angel Credit Card Review

The Victoria's Secret Credit Card offers a handful of good benefits to frequent VS shoppers. But if you're only a casual fan, this store card probably isn't for you.

Posted in: Credit Cards,
13
Jun
How Much Money Do You Need to Live Off Interest?

This guide provides details on how much you need to live off interest alone when you’re ready to retire, including if you're planning to invest in the stock market as a way of doing so.

Posted in: Making Money, Personal Finance,
08
Jun
Best Credit Cards for Free Hotel Nights

Hotel credit cards can be a smart way to earn free nights for frequent travelers. Similar to other rewards cards, users earn points toward hotel stays and other perks simply by making purchases with their selected hotel credit card. Most varieties of hotel credit cards come in two broad forms, including co-branded cards and general hotel cards. […]

Posted in: Credit Cards,
08
Jun
Best Discover Credit Cards

Discover is well-known for its credit cards, but there are many from which consumers can choose. Here we break down the best Discover credit cards, including perks and rewards, terms, and cost, to help make the decision easier.

Posted in: Credit Cards, Credit Cards by Company,
07
Jun
Best Credit Cards for Cruises

Many consumers are aware that credit cards can offer them a variety of benefits, such as those that are partnered with airlines and hotel brands. However, for travelers who enjoy the cruise experience, there are also rewards credit card options available. Credit cards for cruises work similarly to hotel and airline credit cards in that they […]

Posted in: Credit Card Resources, Credit Cards,
07
Jun
Best Corporate Credit Cards

Many people are familiar with personal credit cards and business credit cards, but there is another category of credit cards that isn’t as well-known. Corporate credit cards are specifically for very large businesses and they provide more access to credit than credit cards for the average individual consumer or sole proprietorship. Below, you will learn ho

Posted in: Credit Cards,
07
Jun
Credit Cards That Offer In-Flight Savings & Bonuses

Some frequent fliers focus on their airline credit card's rewards, but they might also want to look for a card that offers in-flight discounts and bonuses. Here are several airline credit cards that offer in-flight discounts on purchases.

Posted in: Credit Cards,