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:

Life Insurance Rates by Age

The cost of life insurance is dependent on the individual applicant’s risk factors, one of which is age. There are several pros and cons to purchasing a policy, regardless of what age you are. Understanding those pros and cons is critical to getting the best product for your situation.

Posted in: Insurance,
What is Critical Illness Rider Life Insurance?

Critical illness riders allow you to access your life insurance benefit—in some cases, up to 80% of your total benefit—if you are diagnosed with a critical illness or injury, such as a heart attack, cancer, or major organ failure. It’s not available on all policies, so check with your insurance company before purchasing a policy.

Posted in: Insurance,
Is Whole Life Insurance Worth It?

Whether whole life insurance is worth it for you depends on a number of factors, including your personal financial situation and level of risk aversion.

Posted in: Insurance,
Does Checking Your Credit Score Lower It?

Does checking your credit score lower it? Contrary to popular belief, there are ways to check your own credit score without lowering it. In fact, it’s a good idea to routinely check your credit score to watch out for errors.

Posted in: Credit Scores,
How College Students Can Find Funding for Their Business

Who says that college students can’t take over the business world? At LendEDU, we believe in the power of college startups because we are one. Matt Lenhard and I started our company when we were still in college at the University of Delaware. Only, it wasn’t called LendEDU at the time. The company was originally […]

Posted in: Resources, Small Business Loans,
Small Business Owners Respond to Tax Plan Changes

In December 2017, sweeping tax plan changes were signed into law by President Trump. In our newest survey, we asked 500 small business owners for their thoughts on the tax plan changes now that the bill has been signed into law for a little over three months. We found that 64 percent of small business owners fully […]

Posted in: Reports, Taxes,
Monthly Paychecks Rise $130.76 After Tax Plan Changes | Survey & Report

Americans’ monthly paychecks have increased by an average of $130.76 in February due to the new 2018 tax plan changes, according to LendEDU’s newest survey. As a result, Americans are largely supportive of the plan and more financially confident. As a result of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, the federal tax withholding tables […]

Posted in: Personal Finance, Reports, Studies, Taxes,