Emily Long

Emily Long is a personal finance writer who reports on topics ranging from personal and home loans to tax prep and travel rewards. Her work has appeared on Wirecutter, NBC News, and MagnifyMoney, among others.

Articles by Emily Long

Backed Personal Loan Review

Backed Personal Loans are available to borrowers who have less-than-perfect credit, but there is a twist: Loan “Backers” (who could be family and friends) can... read more

First Tech Federal Credit Union Personal Loan Review

A First Technology Federal Credit Union personal loan might be good for borrowers who would like to avoid paying application, origination or prepayment fees. The... read more

Laurel Road Personal Loan Review

A Laurel Road personal loan might be best for borrowers who want to avoid application fees and origination fees. Plus, Laurel Road APRs have a... read more

Colorado Debt Relief: Your Guide to State Laws and Managing Debt

If you have debt in Colorado — whether it’s outstanding student loans, credit card balances that got out of control or hefty medical bills you... read more

6 Surprising Facts About Credit Scores and Mortgages

Your credit score is a big piece of the mortgage application puzzle. Positive credit history and a high score show lenders that they can count... read more

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