Stephanie Colestock

Stephanie Colestock

Stephanie is a DC-based freelance writer, specializing in a range of personal and household finance topics. She has an undergraduate degree from Baylor University and is currently a candidate for CFP certification. You can find her work on sites such as MSN, Yahoo! Finance, Fox Business, Investopedia, Credit Karma, and much more.

Articles by Stephanie Colestock:

02
Oct
How to Use a HELOC to Pay Off Student Loans

Your home’s equity is an often-untapped asset that can be used to fund projects or consolidate debt. Here’s how a HELOC can help you pay off your student loans.

Posted in: Home Equity, Student Loans,
02
Oct
Can I Use a Home Equity Loan to Buy Another House?

Using the equity in your primary home can be one way to fund the purchase of another house or for a down payment. But what does this process entail?

Posted in: Home Equity,
01
Oct
Student Loans for Summer Classes

Paying for summer classes can be a bit different than paying for fall or spring semesters. Here’s how to get student loans for summer classes and what you'll need to qualify.

Posted in: Student Loans,
01
Sep
Best Bar Study Loans

Bar study loans from private lenders can give you up to $16,000 in funding to help cover costs as you prepare to sit for the bar exam.

Posted in: Student Loans,
03
Aug
Physician Assistant Student Loans

Physician assistant student loans can help cover the costs of PA school. Both federal and private lenders offer PA school loans for eligible borrowers.

Posted in: Student Loans,
03
Aug
Student Loans for Trade School

Both federal and private student loans can be used to pay for trade school. Here’s how they work.

Posted in: Student Loans,
03
Aug
Best Dental School Loans

The federal government and private lenders offer student loans for dental school. Compare the best dental school loans below.

Posted in: Student Loans,
03
Aug
Timeshare Loans

Timeshares can be expensive so you may have to borrow money to buy one. Timeshare salespeople often pitch lenders you can borrow from, but you could potentially qualify for a better timeshare loan by comparing lenders online.

Posted in: Home Equity, Personal Loans,
01
Jul
Best Graduate Student Loans

Graduate student loans are offered by the federal government and private lenders. Compare the best options from both, below.

Posted in: Student Loans,
09
Jun
Home Equity Loans or Lines of Credit for Business Expenses

While home equity loans can be used for business expenses, it's important to understand how they differ from traditional business financing options.

Posted in: Home Equity,