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Getting a payday loan online can be more convenient than going to a store. You don’t have to wait in line or hunt for a location, and you can sign up from the comfort of your own home. Online le

Speedy Cash

Speedy Cash provides payday loans, installment loans and other financial services in 27 states. Loans are available in storefront locations and online, depending on the state you live in. Consult Spee

Advance America

Advance America lends in 28 states, placing it among the more widespread lenders we looked at. You can get loans at its retail locations or by applying online. Online and in-person loans have the same

Check Into Cash

After comparing payday lenders based on a variety of factors, including availability and pricing, we’ve determined that Check Into Cash is the best lender overall. However, we must caution that

Credit Karma

Credit Karma offers credit monitoring as a free service; you just need to sign up and you’ll get immediate access to you credit scores and reports. Credit Karma has a wide range of services, inc

Credit Sesame

Credit Sesame is a relatively new service that offers credit monitoring at a variety of levels. We looked at the Platinum Protection Plan that costs $19.95 and includes monthly access to your three-bu


FreeTaxUSA lives up to its name. Along with Credit Karma, it offers free federal returns, no matter how complex. The cost to file a state return is the lowest of the services that charge, beating out

Credit Karma Tax

If price is your main concern, Credit Karma is the best choice. This is our pick for the best value tax software. While many other programs have free options for basic returns, Credit Karma doesn&rsqu

Best Debt Settlement Companies

If you have multiple debts and are behind in your payments, debt settlement is a debt management option where agents talk with your creditors and attempt to negotiate down your debt. Learn more in our reviews.

Best Credit Repair Services

If your credit score is low, credit repair services might be able to help you clear inaccurate negative items from your report.

Guardian Debt Relief

Guardian Debt Settlement is a worthwhile choice. We especially like its flat-fee structure and the thoroughness of the customer service. The customer service, while still strong, was not as quick to g

Credit Saint

Credit Saint offers credit repair services to people who want to remove negative items from their credit reports and raise their credit score. This company offers three tiers of service, so you can ch

The Credit Pros

Editor's Note: The Credit Pros has recently updated its pricing. It charges a $119 first work fee and a $119 monthly fee. It offers monthy credit reporting and credit score updates through a partnersh

Best Student Loans

The costs of education have risen year over year, and many students can't afford college. If you're looking at private lenders for student loans, read our review to find the best loan provider for your needs.


Daric is a lender that offers personal loans and business loans. The rates, fees and terms compare well with other P2P lenders like Pave and Prosper. However, support is not available over the phone o


Peerform is a lending company that posts your approved application on its platform where it waits to be funded directly by investors. The amount you borrow depends on your need and the amount for whic


iFinance is personal finance software that offers a good mix of budgeting, reporting and investment tools to help you manage your finances. However, this program doesn't have the best connectivity wit


Banktivity personal finance software includes strong budgeting tools and gives you multiple options for connecting to your accounts. This program is missing some of the investment-management tools we


Pave offers online personal loans up to $25,000 funded by a group of backers who range from CEOs to Pave employees interested in peer-to-peer investing. Qualifying for a loan with this company is typi

Funding Circle

There are many factors that affect your eligibility for a personal loan. These include your FICO score, how long you’ve been in business, for and your yearly sales or revenue. Once you complete

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