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TJ Porter

TJ Porter is a Boston-based freelance writer specializing in credit, credit cards, and bank accounts. He graduated with a degree in business from Northeastern University.

About TJ Porter

Current Role

Personal finance writer


  • Credit
  • Credit Cards
  • Investments


  • Bachelor's degree in business administration from Northeastern University

Personal Finance Experience

TJ's experience with personal finance began as he looked for ways to stretch his dollars through deals and reward points. In all his writing, TJ aims to provide easy-to-understand and actionable content to help readers make financial choices that work for them.

When he's not writing about finance, TJ enjoys cooking and reading.

Latest from TJ Porter

7 Ways to Consolidate Credit Card Debt

If you have credit card debt, there are many ways to consolidate those debts. Consolidation can help you reduce your monthly loan payment...

Cash-Out Auto Refinance: What It Is & When It Makes Sense

Cash-out refinancing for your car lets you get cash to pay emergency expenses or get...

Innovative Funding Services Review

Innovative Funding Services matches you to a lender that can help you refinance or purchase a car, letting you comparison shop. The company...

Personal Loan vs. Auto Loan to Buy a Car: Which is Better?

You can use either a personal loan or a specialized auto loan to buy a...

What Is a Home Equity Line of Credit?

HELOCs are a flexible way to turn your home into a source of cash, but they can come with fees and put your...

Full-Time RV Insurance Reviews: Compare Your Options

Full-time RVers need to make sure their RV insurance covers their needs completely. Work with...

Mental Health Scholarships

Mental illnesses are hard to handle, but dealing with them in college is even more stressful. Fortunately, there are scholarships for people with...

U.S. Bank Personal Loan Review

U.S. Bank’s standard personal loan and line of credit are fine choices for existing customers, but its options for borrowing smaller amounts are...

VA Home Improvement Loans: Guidelines & Renovation Loan Options for Veterans

VA home improvement loans are a great way for veterans to repair a fixer-upper or...