Rebecca Wessell

Rebecca is a Product Manager at ValuePenguin, focusing on small business lending and personal loans. She was a financial services and data management consultant at Ernst & Young.

5 Ways Your Business Interest Deductions May Change

The tax overhaul, which was passed at the end of 2017, lowers corporate tax rates and limits the extent to which businesses can claim...

Paying Off an $80,000 Student Debt Instilled Lessons That Have Lasted a Lifetime

Dealing With Debt A series of Q&A interviews with consumers who reduced or eliminated money they owed. When you dig...

Why Funding for Small Business Still Lags, and What Can Be Done About It

A new study published by the Small Business Administration shows that lending to small businesses hasn't returned to its pre-2008 financial...

Paying off an $8,000 personal loan inspired a successful side-hustle

Dealing With Debt A series of Q&A interviews with consumers who reduced or eliminated money they owed. Many, if not most...

Moving Into a Camper Helped Conquer a $50,000 Debt

Dealing With Debt A series of Q&A interviews with consumers who reduced or eliminated money they owed. When families...

How to Apply for a Loan at Kabbage

Kabbage offers lines of credit to small business owners. If you're thinking of applying, read our guide about the application process at...

OneMain Financial vs. Avant: Which Personal Loan is a Better Fit for You?

Trying to decide between a personal loan from OneMain Financial or Avant? Click to read our analysis of each lender, including when to pick...

A Worthwhile $60,000 Debt, Eliminated Through A Host of Moves

Dealing With Debt A series of Q&A interviews with consumers who reduced or eliminated money they owed. Many descriptions...

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...

Best Small Business Loans for Minority Entrepreneurs

While minorities own 29% of all businesses in the U.S., they are more three times more likely to be declined for a loan than a non-minority...

Family Resolve Helped Pay Down a Debt Acquired “Frivolously”

Dealing With Debt A series of Q&A interviews with consumers who reduced or eliminated money they owed. A crushing debt...

How Using Cash Helped a Family Retire Their Hefty Credit Card Bills

Dealing With Debt A series of Q&A interviews with consumers who reduced or eliminated money they owed. Gregg Korrol,...

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