Nate Matherson

Nate Matherson

Nate was the co-founder and CEO of LendEDU. He has a passion for financial literacy and a personal relationship with student debt, and he likes to use his experience to help others. Nate graduated with B.S. in Finance from the University of Delaware. At the time of graduation, Nate had over $50,000 in student loan debt.

Articles by Nate Matherson:

07
Jul
Best Pet Insurance in Canada

Pet insurance can help protect your pet (and your finances) if it gets sick or injured. To compare your options, check out the best pet insurance in Canada below.

Posted in: Pet Insurance, See Options,
06
Jul
Swimming Pool Loans: Compare Your Financing Options

Personal loans, home equity loans, and dealer financing can all be used to finance a swimming pool. Knowing the types of swimming pool loans available and what to look for can keep you from going under water later.

Posted in: Personal Loan Uses (3), Personal Loans,
06
Jul
Septic Tank Loans & Other Financing Options

Septic tank financing options include personal loans, home equity loans, and programs from state and federal governments.

Posted in: Home Equity, Personal Loans,
01
Jul
Parent PLUS Loans Guide

With the rising cost of college, students and their families are always looking for more options for funding. The federal Parent PLUS loan is one of the loan options that lets parents help their child bridge the funding gap.

Posted in: Student Loans,
29
Jan
CreditWise vs. Credit Karma: My Results & Experience

Both CreditWise and Credit Karma allow you to monitor your credit score online. I decided to compare both services below to see which was best.

Posted in: Credit Scores,
08
Jan
Review: How (and Why) I Opened Up a Wells Fargo Personal Line of Credit

Opening a Wells Fargo Personal Line of Credit is an easy way to access cash for an emergency expense. Existing Wells Fargo customers can apply easily online. Here's how.

Posted in: Personal Loans,
07
Oct
Capital One Waived My Cashier’s Check Fee, Here’s Why

If you need a cashier's check from your Capital One 360 account, you will be charged a fee. However, it may be possible to avoid it.

Posted in: Banking,
27
Aug
Recession Fears Loom for Many Americans, 42% Plan to Reduce Spending

Key Takeaways: 42% of respondents are planning to spend less and save more due to recession fears 32% of respondents reported having no money in an emergency fund and 55% of respondents reported having $1,000 or less. The median amount was $712. 37% of respondents believe their finances are too weak to withstand a recession […]

Posted in: Personal Finance, Reports,
13
Aug
How We Added Employee Cards to Our American Express Account

Adding employee cards to your American Express Business Account is easy and can be done online in just a few minutes. Here’s how I did it.

Posted in: Credit Cards,
21
Jul
How I Changed My Principal 401(k) Contribution and Deferral

Changing your Principal 401(k) contribution easy, and making a small change now could have a huge impact on your retirement. Here's how I did it.

Posted in: Investing,