Articles by Jessica Walrack

Jessica Walrack is a personal finance writer at SuperMoney, Interest.com, The Simple Dollar, and PersonalLoans.org. She specializes in taking personal finance topics like loans, credit cards and budgeting, and making them accessible and somewhat fun.

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FHA vs. Conventional Loans

Points of Interest Overall, FHA loans tend to be more expensive than conventional loans due to fees and other costs, but they are still a good op…

Best Low and No Down Payment Mortgages of 2020

Points of Interest Low or no down payment mortgages can help buyers with little savings afford homes, but there are some downsides to these types…

How to Get Your First Credit Card

Point of Interest Getting your first credit card is exciting. However, you’ll want to keep in mind our tips on how to get a credit card, so…

TD Bank Auto Loan Rates

TD Bank checking and savings account customers can take advantage of a cheap new car loan, with rates as low as 3.79% on terms up to five years.

How to Get Preapproved for a Mortgage

Point of Interest: Mortgage Preapproval Getting preapproved for a mortgage is a little more involved than getting prequalified. You’ll have to fi…

Buying a House vs. Condo vs. Townhouse

When shopping for a new home, you may not want to limit your search to just standalone houses. In fact, a house isn’t the best option for e…

How to Get a Student Loan

Point of Interest Student loans can help you cover educational expenses that your savings, scholarships, and grants don’t, but before choosing a…

Mortgage Costs: What They Are and How to Reduce Them

Point of Interest: Mortgage Closing Costs All of the closing costs associated with a mortgage add up fast. Most homebuyers will end up paying at…