Shannon Serpette

Shannon Serpette is a mother of two and an award-winning journalist and freelancer who lives in Illinois. When she’s not spending time with her children, she is often pursuing her favorite hobbies – running, metal detecting, kayaking, and reading about personal finance.

Articles by Shannon Serpette:

15
Mar
USAA Rate Advantage Visa Platinum Credit Card Review

Card Summary Pros No annual fee or foreign transaction fees If you have good credit, you’ll get the lowest interest rate USAA offers Military personnel receive a 4% APR on their balance for up to 12 months when they are deployed or undergoing a permanent change of station Receive extended warranties on some U.S. store […]

Posted in: Credit Cards,
11
Mar
Axos Personal Loans Review

Axos Bank personal loans come with flexible terms, fixed monthly payments, and no collateral required. However, applicants may find lower interest rates with other lenders, especially if they have good or excellent credit.

Posted in: Personal Loans,
05
Mar
OneMain Financial Personal Loans Review

OneMain Financial provides personal loans, with an annual percentage rate that depends on your income, debts, credit profile, and what you can put up for collateral.

Posted in: Personal Loans,
Tags: loan review,
05
Mar
Springleaf Financial Personal Loans Review

Have you been thinking about doing business with Springleaf Financial? If so, you’ll need to look for it under its new name, OneMain Financial.

Posted in: Personal Loans,
Tags: loan review,
05
Mar
Is U-Haul Insurance Worth It?

U-Haul gives customers the option of buying auto insurance in case you damage their rental truck while driving it. Figuring out if you need the insurance can be complicated, but it doesn’t cost much so long as you move everything in one day.

Posted in: Insurance,
04
Mar
Mvelopes Review

Mvelopes is an online envelope budgeting program that can help keep your finances on track. Instead of dealing with a pile of actual envelopes for different funds at home, you can do it all digitally.

Posted in: Personal Finance,
01
Mar
How to Dispute a Citibank Credit Card Charge

Occasionally, you might have a Citibank credit card charge you think is a mistake. When that happens, you can file a dispute by beginning a process online or by contacting a Citibank representative over the phone. Be aware, however, that disputed charges are handled differently than fraudulent charges.

Posted in: Credit Cards,
28
Feb
StreetShares Review: Rates, Terms, and More

Military veterans make great sacrifices for their country, so the founders of StreetShares wanted to reward them for their efforts with business loans and financing. Let’s take a look at what StreetShares offers borrowers and investors.

Posted in: Small Business Loans,
14
Feb
Colorado Student Loans, Scholarships, and Grants

When you want to attend school in Colorado, it pays to know what your options are for financing. If you’re wondering what kinds of grants, scholarships, and student loans you can land in Colorado, this article will let you know your choices.

Posted in: Scholarships, Student Loans,
11
Feb
Oscar Health Insurance Review

If you’re seeking private health insurance but are interested in a newer face in the industry that makes use of technology, you might want to consider Oscar Health Insurance. It uses intuitive apps that make finding a doctor easier and less time-consuming.

Posted in: Insurance,