Carissa Chesanek

Carissa Chesanek is a personal finance writer with several years of experience covering credit cards, personal loans and student loans. She holds a Master’s in Journalism and has covered finance topics in publications, including MagnifyMoney, LendingTree, StudentLoanHero, PSFK and The Points Guy. Follow her @Chesanek.

Articles by Carissa Chesanek

Best Beauty Salon Loans

If you’re a hairdresser or nail stylist looking to open or expand your own business, beauty salon loans may help you get the funding you... read more

CIT Business Loans: 2023 Review

  Starting rate: 5.49%   Best for: Business owners looking for an SBA Preferred Lender with a wide range of loan amounts that offer fast... read more

Best Business Bank Accounts in 2023

Best business bank accounts allow you to separate your business finances from personal ones, which helps when it’s time to file taxes. The best business... read more

OnDeck Business Loans: 2023 Review

  Starting APR: 29.90% APR   Best for: Business owners with fair to low credit looking for large borrowing amounts and fast funding. Pros and... read more

Elevation Capital: 2023 Review

Estimated factor rate range: 1.12 to 1.36 Best for: Established businesses looking for cash advances. Pros and cons of Elevation Capital ProsCons   Low minimum... read more

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