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What to know about getting a personal loan after bankruptcy

Bankruptcy can stay on your credit report for several years, but you can still get a personal loan with the right strategy.

How does ‘buy now, pay later’ work?

“Buy now, pay later,” or BNPL, involves making a purchase with a series of payments. These payments are typically fixed and occur over a set period.

Small personal loans: What to know

Small personal loans are an affordable way to receive quick cash for immediate financial needs.

Today’s lowest mortgage rate? 10-year terms at 6% | May 31, 2023

Borrowers who would like a smaller monthly payment should take advantage of 20-year terms, as they are significantly lower than those of 30-year terms.

Where can I get a personal loan?

Personal loans come in many forms, so it’s important to look at all the options to find the right one for your situation.

What is student loan consolidation?

Student loan consolidation involves combining one or more loans into a new, single loan. However, it’s not for everyone.

How to take out a student loan for college

The process for taking out a student loan varies widely depending on the type of debt you borrow.

Student loan refinance interest rates climb for 5- and 10-year loans

Check out the latest trends in interest rates for student loan refinancing from the Credible marketplace, updated weekly.

Today’s lowest mortgage rate? 10- and 15-year terms | May 30, 2023

Borrowers should take advantage of the lower interest rates of today’s short-term loans before likely future increases.

What happens if you miss a student loan payment?

A missed student loan payment can damage your credit, result in late fees, and eventually lead to more serious consequences.

What are the requirements for a student loan?

In need of a federal or private student loan? Here’s what you need to know about eligibility.

Today’s lowest mortgage rates? 10- and 15-year terms | May 26, 2023

Mortgage rates remain high for longer terms, while shorter terms provide borrowers with the opportunity to lock in lower interest rates.

How to get a student loan in 5 steps

Whether you need a federal or private loan, doing your research now can save you money later.

Most people want to pass down money to family members, poll says

Nearly eight in 10 (78%) American investors are rethinking their financial future — especially high earners. 

Student loan consolidation vs. refinancing: Which is best?

While student loan consolidation and refinancing are often used interchangeably, only one of these options can save you money on interest.

Today’s mortgage rates rise, 15-year terms stay lowest | May 25, 2023

Mortgage rates are on the rise, bringing the majority of terms above 6%. Borrowers should consider locking in their preferred rate ahead of likely future increases.

Average personal loan interest rates edge up for 3- and 5-year loans

The latest trends in interest rates for personal loans from the Credible marketplace, updated twice weekly.

Average used car loan interest rates in 2023

In the market for a used car? Here’s the scoop on used car loan interest rates. Find out how these loans work and if they’re the right choice for you.

What to know about auto loans

Getting an auto loan doesn’t have to be a confusing or overwhelming experience. Here’s everything you need to know to get started.

Private student loan interest rates plunge for 5-year loans

The latest private student loan interest rates from the Credible marketplace, updated weekly.