Applying for a Debt Consolidation Loan in 2019

Lend Academy profiles a real borrower who recently went through Credit Karma to apply for a debt consolidation loan; the borrower, with a 720 FICO score, researched seven different companies offering a personal loan; information is shared on interest rates, loan term, monthly payment and total interest costs (including fees) as well as communications received from each company; the article highlights how many good options there are today for borrowers interested in taking out a personal loan. Source.

  • Peter Renton is the chairman and co-founder of LendIt Fintech, the world’s first and largest digital media and events company focused on fintech. Peter has been writing about fintech since 2010 and he is the author and creator of the Fintech One-on-One Podcast, the first and longest-running fintech interview series. Peter has been interviewed by the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, The New York Times, CNBC, CNN, Fortune, NPR, Fox Business News, the Financial Times, and dozens of other publications.

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