Miranda Marquit

Miranda Marquit

Miranda Marquit has been writing about money for more than 10 years, and is a nationally-recognized financial expert and journalist. She has appeared on Forbes, NPR, CBNC, Yahoo! Finance, and in many other media outlets, online and offline. Her personal finance blog is Planting Money Seeds, and she is a contributor to the Money Tree Investing Podcast. Miranda lives in Idaho with her teenage son and enjoys the outdoors, travel, and reading.

Articles by Miranda Marquit:

18
Jul
Frontier Airlines World Mastercard Review

For frequent Frontier Airlines fliers, the Frontier Airlines World Mastercard is a great card with a generous signup bonus and a decent introductory APR on balance transfers. However, to make the Frontier credit card yearly fee worth it, you need to meet requirements for an annual flight voucher.

Posted in: Credit Cards,
18
Jul
Mastercard Black Card Review

If you’re into the luxury lifestyle, the Mastercard Black Card can be a solid choice, especially if you travel regularly. However, the steep annual fee can be hard to overcome for some consumers.

Posted in: Credit Cards,
16
Jul
Hilton Honors Card From American Express Review

Hilton Honors Card Learn More on American Express’s secure website Editorial Rating Hilton Honors Card 4.18 Editorial Rating What we like: Huge rewards and easy-to-qualify welcome offer for Hilton fans Sign-Up Bonus Earn 75,000 bonus points after spending $1,000 within three months Rewards Rate 7x Hilton Honors points at Hilton properties 5x points at U.S. […]

Posted in: Credit Cards,
09
Jul
BankAmericard Credit Card Review

The BankAmericard provides a 0% APR for 15-months along with other cardholder perks. Our complete BankAmericard review will help you see if this card is a good pick.

Posted in: Credit Cards,
20
Jun
Should You Get an Auto Loan or Lease From Ford Credit?

Dealer financing for a car can be an attractive and popular option, depending on the situation. However, it’s important to compare your offer from Ford Credit with other options before you move forward in your car search. Most deals depend on the type of car you choose as well as your credit.

Posted in: Auto Loans, Reviews (2),
19
Jun
How Does Thrive Cash for College Students Work?

Thrive Cash is one way for students to get fast cash without having to worry about interest rates or hidden fees. Students can choose their own payment plan and don’t have to start repaying until they begin working.

Posted in: Personal Loans,
18
Jun
Lift Credit Review: Why You Should Be Wary of the Offers

Lift Credit offers small personal loans in Utah, Idaho, and Wisconsin. Lift Loans are available to borrowers with poor credit scores without a credit check, but they come with major downsides including very high interest rates.

Posted in: Personal Loans,
11
Jun
Major League Baseball Credit Card Review

Major League Baseball Credit Card Learn More on Bank of America’s secure website Editorial Rating Major League Baseball Credit Card Editorial Rating What we like: For devout followers of Major League Baseball Intro Offer $150 online cash rewards after spending $500 in first 90 days of account opening 0% intro APR for first 12 billing […]

Posted in: Credit Cards,
07
May
ChangEd Student Loan App Review

You can automatically boost your monthly student loan payments with the help of ChangEd. Connect payment accounts and ChangEd will round up your latest transactions and use the money to make extra payments toward your outstanding student loans, potentially helping you get out of debt faster.

Posted in: Student Loans,
25
Apr
Secured Personal Loans: What Are the Best Options?

Secured personal loans can be a convenient source of funding when you need money quickly. However, it’s important to be aware of the risks that come with a secured loan.

Posted in: Personal Loan Resources, Personal Loans,