Aleksandra Deric

Personal Finance Contributor

Alex Deric is a freelance finance and technology writer that brings in-depth investment knowledge and experience to her writing. Originally from Serbia, Alex has spent more than a decade working in the finance industry around the world, including London and New York. After having studied at Oxford and the London School of Economics, she is now working towards her PhD degree. You will find her published work on sites such as CQNet, FundingHQ, NetworkNewsWire, and CS Strategies. She’s an avid runner and a firm believer that financial education can make the world a better place.

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How to Pay Off Student Loans Faster

Point of Interest Paying off your student loan faster than your repayment schedule stipulates will allow you to lower your financing costs and st…

How to Get Student Loan Forgiveness

Points of Interest Student loans can be a considerable drag on your finances. There are multiple programs designed to ease the financial burden o…

When’s the Best Time to Buy a New Car?

Point of Interest Do you know that the time of the month and year when you buy a car can have a huge impact on the amount you pay? If you’r…

3 Easy Ways to Sell Your Car

Point of Interest Selling your car takes more than putting pictures on Craigslist or taking it to a dealership. If you have an old car or a car t…

Checking vs. Savings Accounts

Although they are similar, there are significant differences between checking account and savings account as they serve different purposes. The main difference being that a checking account is typically where you want to keep the money you plan on spending now and a savings account is where you want to keep the money you plan on saving for later.

What Is a Mutual Fund?

Point of Interest Mutual funds allow you to benefit from investments in a variety of assets, without the need to make individual purchases. What…