Madison Miller

Madison is a Research Analyst at ValuePenguin and focuses on student loans and personal loans. She graduated from the University of Rochester with a B.A. in Financial Economics with a double minor in Business and Psychology.

States and Colleges with the Most Borrowers in Default

We analyzed the latest Department of Education default rate data to better understand student loan debt, including which types of schools...

Student Loans Without a Cosigner: The Best Options and Alternatives

Finding a student loan without a cosigner can be challenging. Find out the best lender options and alternatives for you, as well as how to...

States Getting The Most (and Least) Federal Student Aid - 2018 Report

We combed through federal student aid data to find which states received the most and least federal aid between 2015 and 2016.

Closer Look at Federal Student Loan Servicers: How Does Navient Compare?

We took a look at Navient and analyzed how it compares to other federal student loan servicers.

Controversial Collection Tactics Used on Student Loan Borrowers

In light of recent news that the Department of Education is planning to discontinue using private debt collection agencies (PCAs) for...

Best Mortgage Lenders in Tennessee in 2019

The best mortgage lenders in Tennessee depend on your needs as a homebuyer, including the type of loan you qualify for and whether you want...

Best Mortgage Lenders in Wisconsin in 2019

Residents of Wisconsin have a variety of mortgage lenders to choose from. Whether you want a lender that you can access easily or a lender...

Best Mortgage Lenders in Oklahoma in 2019

Deciding on a mortgage lender in Oklahoma depends on many factors including how accessible the lender is, the type of loan you want and...

Best Mortgage Lenders in Minnesota in 2019

Picking a mortgage lender in Minnesota depends on a number of factors in addition to their mortgage rates, including how accessible the...

Best Mortgage Lenders in Indiana in 2019

Picking the right lender in Indiana will depend on the type of loan and level of customer service you need. We evaluated different lenders...

OneMain Financial vs Prosper: Which Personal Loan is Right for You?

Trying to decide whether to apply for a personal loan from OneMain Financial or Prosper? Click to find out more about each lender and when...

Peerform vs. Avant: Which Personal Loan is Right for You?

Trying to decide between a personal loan from Peerform or Avant? Click to read our comparison of the two lenders, including which...