Sr. Content Writer

Betsalel Cohen

Passionate about helping people improve their finances. Worked in mortgage banking, private banking, and personal financial coaching. When he is not working he loves running and spending time with his family.

December 13, 2011

Getting a federal student loan | Learn about the different types of federal aid and federal student loans, including information about interest rates,...


December 7, 2011

Dependent undergraduate students can borrow up to $5,500 in Stafford Loans in their first year of study, and up to $6,500 in their second year...


November 22, 2011

Best Refinance Rates| Take advantage of low rates to lower your payments, lower your costs or consolidate higher interest rate debt. Find best refinan...

May 27, 2011

Credit Repair | Remove inaccurate information through a dispute process. Use an online process offered by major Credit Reporting Agencies. Learn to im...


April 5, 2011

Debt Protection Products | Debt protection products are often too costly for the benefits they provide, according to a report issued by the GAO. Befor...

March 28, 2011

Mortgage Rates and the Japanese Earthquake | We recommend Bills.com borrowers to assess their financial needs and consider macroeconomic factors when...

March 11, 2011

Mortgage Principal Reduction | Due to the housing crisis there are many underwater borrowers. A controversial solution is principal reduction, which c...

March 10, 2011

HAMP Program Flailing | As of February 2011, more than 600,000 homeowners were granted 'permanent' mortgage modifications under the Obama administrati...

March 7, 2011

Fannie Mae's STAR Program | Fannie Mae, which buys about 60% of all mortgages today with its fellow government sponsored enterprise Freddie Mac, annou...

March 3, 2011

Qualifying for a mortgage or mortgage refinance in 2011 will be harder than ever thanks to new underwriting rules Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are rolli...

March 1, 2011

Eight Refinance Secrets | Refinancing can save you money. You may be able to pay less interest, lower your monthly payment, or convert from a 30-year ...

February 28, 2011

Fannie Mae's Tight Lending Guidelines | Even qualified mortgage borrowers with 740+ credit scores, steady employment, high income-to-debt ratios, and ...

December 6, 2010

Dealing with debt? Read this cartoon to find out what your options are for getting out of debt.

December 1, 2010

Government Debt Relief | Compare government debt relief options that can help you save, including government mortgage relief programs available. Make ...

December 1, 2010

Discover the reverse mortgage process and what's involved with securing a reverse mortgage loan