Paul Reynolds

Paul is a former Editor at ValuePenguin.

Understanding Small Business Loan Options

On the whole, small business owners are feeling positive about their prospects. In a Wells Fargo/Gallup Small Business Index survey...

Lessons From Those Who Paid Down Big Debts

Dealing with a hefty debt? These types, acquired through interviews, may help. Read on to find out how you can battle your debt.

With a Rate Rise Looming, Dealing With Debt Through a Personal Loan

With interest rates changing, it's a stressful time to manage debt. Click here to read our tip's for managing debt.

Deciding on a Mortgage Lock in a Time of Rising Interest Rates

Mortgage interest rates can be difficult to navigate. We have some tips and suggestions for whatever your situation may be

5 Questions to Help You Choose A Mortgage Vendor

Choosing a mortgage vendor can be stressful. Here are five tips to make the process a little easier.

7 Reasons the New Starbucks Credit Card is for True Java Junkies Only

Starbucks launched its much-anticipated credit card, and it’s geared more to loyal customers of the chain—and less to mere casual Starbucks...

Prize-Winning Tips to Spend Less on Food in College

We asked college students about the purchases on which they most overspent while on campus, and how they might be avoided. Food spending...

Beware Repair Scams and Risky Contracts After Hurricane Irma

After the storm come the repairs and the insurance settlements--and some inevitable complications as consumers wrestle with those two...

Florida Insurance Regulators Announce Protections for Home Policyholders due to Irma

Florida homeowners who are wrestling with filing claims, facing policy renewals or fearful of policies being canceled in the wake of Irma...

How to Handle Your Home Insurance After Irma and Harvey

If your home was damaged by Harvey or Irma, the emotional and logistical upheaval you’re experiencing may make it difficult to contemplate...

What Wells Fargo Customers Who Fear Internal Fraud Should Do

The depth of Wells Fargo’s problems with rogue employees opening unauthorized accounts continues to grow. The company announced in late...

3 Insurance Steps to Take After Hurricane Harvey

As hurricane season begins, here are some steps to help ensure your home is covered against the perils of these megastorms. Included is...