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:

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,
12
Jul
5 Reasons Why I’m Thankful for Graduating with Student Loan Debt

Student loan debt has become a big topic over the last few years. Many people feel that having to repay large amounts of student debt after college is unfair and puts borrowers in a tough position to grow financially. Being debt-free is always going to be preferable, but I’m actually here to confess that I […]

Posted in: Student Loans,
20
Jun
How Does PeduL Help Students Pay for College?

PeduL is a site that lets students use crowdfunding to raise money for their higher education.

Posted in: Student Loans,
14
Jun
How to Do a Balance Transfer With a Wells Fargo Credit Card

For people who are exploring ways to get out of credit card debt, a balance transfer to a card with a lower interest rate can offer one solution. The benefits of choosing to do a balance transfer to a low intro APR credit card like one offered by Wells Fargo, of course, does not come without some cautions.

Posted in: Credit Cards,
13
May
LendEDU Donates $10,000 to New Jersey Charities

LendEDU, a website focused on helping consumers find financial solutions, is excited to celebrate its three-year anniversary at the company’s New Jersey location. Hoboken has provided a home for our company to grow, so we’ve decided to commemorate the occasion with several donations to worthy local causes. LendEDU provides education and in-depth information on student

Posted in: Uncategorized,
06
May
Lemonade Renters Insurance Review

For customers who are looking for low-cost, basic renters insurance, Lemonade may be a good choice. Potential customers can receive quotes and sign up for coverage in just a few minutes.

Posted in: Insurance,
19
Dec
What Isn’t Covered by Pet Insurance

Pet insurance can help cover the costs of a catastrophic illness, accident, or injury to your furry family member. Some policies offer coverage for more routine concerns. Pet insurance doesn’t cover everything, however, so understand your policy before you sign it—and do some comparison shopping before choosing a pet insurance company.

Posted in: Pet Insurance,
29
Nov
Is Jewelry Insurance Worth It?

The value of a jewelry insurance policy depends on a variety of factors, including the amount of jewelry you have and the coverage already offered by your homeowners or renters insurance. Determining whether it’s a good fit for you will require a call to your insurance agent as well as an inventory and appraisal of your jewelry.

Posted in: Insurance, Other Insurance Resources,
14
Nov
Should You Pay Life Insurance Premiums Monthly or Annually?

When it comes to life insurance, if you pay monthly, you can spread out the cost over a year. If you pay annually, you can cash in on the savings that many companies offer with a single yearly payment.

Posted in: Insurance,
14
Nov
Life Insurance Underwriting Process

Life insurance policies vary widely based upon the company offering them and the person being insured. The underwriting process determines the cost for an individual’s policy and considers a lot of factors that help the company understand the risk that they’ll have to pay out on a claim.

Posted in: Insurance,