TJ Porter

TJ Porter

TJ is a Boston-based freelance writer who specializes in credit, credit cards, and bank accounts. He graduated with a degree in business from Northeastern University and has been featured on Credit Karma, DollarSprout, and Bankrate.

Articles by TJ Porter:

25
Sep
Fabric Life Insurance Review

Life insurance is an excellent way to provide for your family if you pass away. Fabric makes buying a policy easy with its quick online application.

Posted in: Insurance, Life Insurance,
10
Sep
How to Stop IRS Wage Garnishment

If you owe a debt to the IRS, the agency may start garnishing your wages to pay the balance you owe. Here are a few ways to stop wage garnishment.

Posted in: Taxes,
04
Sep
Discover Home Equity Loans Review

Discover’s home equity loans have a high minimum loan amount, but high maximums. They also offer flexible repayment terms and good rates, making them a strong option for many borrowers.

Posted in: Home Equity,
04
Sep
Ally Student Loan Alternatives

Ally Bank doesn’t offer student loans. If you need to borrow money for school, you’ll have to find an alternative. The four companies below are a good place to start.

Posted in: Student Loans,
04
Sep
Illinois Personal Loans

Personal loans are a flexible way to quickly borrow smaller amounts of money. If you live in Illinois, you have many options in the form of online and local lenders.

Posted in: Personal Loans,
04
Sep
American Express Student Loan Alternatives

You can’t get a student loan directly from American Express. However, we’ve reviewed many private student loan providers and included some of the best below.

Posted in: Student Loans,
04
Sep
What Is an Unsecured Loan? Definition & Best Lenders

Unsecured loans, unlike mortgages or auto loans, don’t require any collateral. This means you don’t have to deal with as much paperwork when applying and that you can use them for almost any reason, making them a useful financial tool.

Posted in: Personal Loan Resources, Personal Loans,
04
Sep
How to Get a $100,000 Loan

There aren’t many lenders willing to lend $100,000 through a personal loan, but you can find them if you look. If you want to borrow $100k, you should also consider alternatives like HELOCs or home equity loans.

Posted in: Personal Loan Uses (1), Personal Loans,
04
Sep
How to Find the Best Short-Term Loans Online

If you need to borrow a small amount of money, consider a short-term personal loan. They may be a better alternative to payday lenders' high fees and predatory practices.

Posted in: Personal Loans,
04
Sep
What Does Vision Insurance Cover?

Purchasing vision insurance can be a good way to reduce the cost of eye care and equipment like glasses or contacts. It’s important to know what your plan covers and what exclusions it has to make sure you’re prepared for any out-of-pocket costs.

Posted in: Insurance, Vision Insurance,