Dan Rafter

Dan Rafter is a freelance writer covering real estate, banking, credit and debt. His work has appeared in LendingTree, MagnifyMoney, Midwest Real Estate News and more.

Articles by Dan Rafter

How to Get A Personal Loan in 5 Easy Steps

Need cash to cover emergency car repairs or to buy a new furnace for your home? Or maybe you’d like to cover the costs of... read more

How Your Credit Score Affects Your Car Insurance Rates

Your driving record, age, where you live and what car you drive all play an important role in determining your car insurance rates. But so... read more

15 Unexpected Facts About Credit Scores

You know that your credit score is important. You know that lenders use that three-digit number to decide whether you qualify for loans, mortgages and... read more

How Using Your Credit Card Can Help You Rebuild Credit

Missing payments and running up debt on your credit cards can cause your FICO Score to plummet. But used properly, your credit card can also... read more

Which Monthly Bills Affect Your Credit Score?

How these monthly bills affect your credit score Rent Utility bills Cable and internet bills Cellphone bills Insurance payments Car payments Mortgage payments Credit card... read more

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