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Liz Lotts

Liz Lotts is a detail-oriented content creator for marketing, education, health, finance and wellness websites. When she's not writing, you can find Liz at Orangetheory Fitness, HSN CrossFit or running Lotts O’ Miles to clear her head.

Articles by Liz Lotts

When was the last time you saw a teenager pull out their checkbook? Youth of the 21st century may not be familiar with writing checks or balancing a ledger, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t ready and willing to learn how to manage money. In fact, if parents can make the time, there’s nothing wrong with teaching kids about finances as soon as they start taking math in school. ... read more
About Payoff Payoff is headquartered in Costa Mesa, California, where it has a friendly staff available during business hours to chat, answer phone calls and respond to emails. The company doesn't see themselves as just another lender. Payoff offers science-based quizzes and assessments to better understand your current financial health. Its Member Advocates then customize their guidance for your unique situation in order to help you get out of debt read more
About LendingPoint Atlanta-based LendingPoint opened its doors to the state of Georgia in 2014. Immediately, it stood out as the lender who wanted to say “yes.” LendingPoint not only considers your credit score, but they also factor in your education, earning potential and general creditworthiness when reviewing your loan application. ... read more
About Upgrade In 2016, Upgrade, Inc. was founded by a team of financial experts, including the two co-founders of Lending Club, a leader in consumer lending. With years of experience behind them, this team came to realize that personal loans were unnecessarily burdensome – and for many, just plain hard to get. For that reason, Upgrade designed its loans to be affordable and accessible to a wide range of people. read more
Kids get older and families get bigger, but your holiday budget can’t keep up with the growing demands. According to the American Research Group, Americans plan to spend an average of $983 on gifts alone during the 2017 holiday season. That’s up 6% from 2016 and an increase of nearly $400 from 20 years ago. ... read more
Spending can quickly spiral out of control. That’s the power of high-limit credit cards and zero-interest payment plans on personal loans. Before you know it, you have a house full of new furniture and ticket stubs from over a dozen concerts. While it was all worth it at the time, you weren’t thinking about how to save money. ... read more
As an adult, you have to make decisions every day that affect your short- and long-term life plan. Whether you promise to get your third-grader a bunny if she gets all A’s or opt for a second salted-caramel Frappuccino, your daily choices add up – literally. Even the small details can have major impact on your bank account over time. ... read more