Tim Maxwell

Tim Maxwell is a freelance journalist whose work has appeared in well-known publications like USA Today, SF Gate, Incomist and FOX Business. His articles focus on banking, credit, insurance, personal finance and cybersecurity. He is a proud graduate of Fresno State University. Follow him on Twitter.

How to prequalify for a personal loan

When you prequalify for a personal loan, you can easily compare loan offers from many lenders. And it won’t affect your credit. Learn more.

What is fair rental value coverage?

If you own a rental property, consider fair rental value coverage, which covers the loss of rental income when a disaster forces your tenants to relocate.

What to know about high-risk loans

High-risk loans can help you relieve financial distress, but they come with unfavorable terms. Learn more about these loans and the risks.

How often can you refinance your home?

Learn how often you can refinance your home, how long you might have to wait before refinancing, and whether refinancing again makes sense for you.