Meet MoneyRates.com Contributor: Peter Andrew


Peter Andrew joins MoneyRates as a contributor writing about personal loans, mortgages, credit cards, and related topics.

For more than a decade, Peter has been writing about personal finance, offering news, information and advice on most aspects of financial life. Over the years, his work has appeared on countless financial websites, including MoneyRates, HSH.com, Fox Business, TheStreet, Investopedia, The Motley Fool and MSN Money.

Peter gave up big-city life 15 years ago and now lives contentedly in a small town in the middle of nowhere.

Recent Articles By Peter Andrew

Best Egg Personal Loans 2020 Review

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Best Egg is a personal loan provider offering personal loans between $2,000 and $35,000 (up to $50,000 in some cases) for any purpose. This Best Egg review contains the fast facts, pros and cons, and in-depth evaluation so you can confidently choose the best personal loan for your needs.

Citibank Personal Loan: 2020 Review

Peter Andrew
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If you want a personal loan from a large bank, Citibank may be right for you. (Keep in mind that three of the country's largest lenders - Bank of America, Chase and Capital One - don't offer personal loans.) This Citibank review contains the fast facts, pros and cons, and in-depth evaluation so you can confidently choose the best personal loan for your needs.

Credit Card for Medical Bills

Peter Andrew
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If you suddenly fall sick, paying medical costs can quickly become a problem. And you may need to use every financial tool at your disposal. Here are some circumstances in which it can be smart to put a medical bill on a credit card.

Engagement Ring Financing: Should I Get a Personal Loan

Peter Andrew
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How do you choose an engagement ring? And, perhaps more importantly, how do you pay for an engagement ring? Money problems cause one in three divorces, so read on to avoid broken hearts and bank accounts.

Fifth Third Bank Personal Loan: 2020 Review

Peter Andrew
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If you want a personal loan from a large bank, Fifth Third Bank may be right for you. (Keep in mind that three of the country's largest lenders - Bank of America, Chase and Capital One - don't offer personal loans.) This Fifth Third Bank personal loan review contains the fast facts, pros and cons, and in-depth evaluation so you can confidently choose the best personal loan for your needs.

How Secure is Chip-and-PIN Authentication?

Peter Andrew
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Chip-and-PIN cards are the most secure form of plastic payment currently available. It's incredibly hard to make counterfeit cards or to crack legit ones. Their biggest weak spot is ... you!

How to Graduate College Debt-Free (Or Nearly So)

Peter Andrew
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The class of 2018 graduated with an average college debt of $29,200 each, according to The Institute for College Access and Success. And things are getting worse. Because the previous year's figure had been $28,650. So is it possible to leave debt-free? Certainly. And even if you can't quite manage that happy state, you should be able to keep your loans well below average. So read on to discover how you can dramatically reduce your educational costs.

How to Make a Budget: Step by Step

Peter Andrew
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What happens when you create and stick to a budget? You transform your life. You gain control and confidence. And you free yourself to attain goals you thought were beyond your reach.

How to Pay for Medical Bills With a Personal Loan

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More than 50 million American adults struggle to pay healthcare bills. No wonder medical debt is a leading cause of bankruptcy. Might carefully choosing how to borrow to cover those bills help keep you out of court? Here are some ideas that might help you.

KeyBank Personal Loan: 2020 Review

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If you want a personal loan from a large bank, KeyBank may be right for you. (Keep in mind that three of the country's largest lenders - Bank of America, Chase and Capital One - don't offer personal loans.) This KeyBank review contains the fast facts, pros and cons, and in-depth evaluation so you can confidently choose the best personal loan for your needs.