Andrew Pentis

Andrew Pentis is a writer for LendingTree, specializing in personal finance and paying for college. Andrew earned his degree from ASU’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Communication. His work has appeared in about 40 publications.

Articles by Andrew Pentis

Personal Loan APR vs. Interest Rate: What’s the Difference?

Understanding the concepts of interest rates versus APRs for personal loans can help you secure a loan with the lowest possible cost. Interest rate is... read more

LightStream Loan Review: Low Rates for Creditworthy Borrowers

LightStream personal loans at a glance 6.99% to 22.49% APR* with AutoPayLoan terms from 24 to 144 months*Loan amount from $5,000 to $100,000No origination fee... read more

7 Alternatives to Personal Loans

Although personal loans can be used for just about any purpose, they may not be the most affordable or convenient option depending on your financial... read more

Personal Loan for Business Use? It’s Possible, But Consider the Alternatives

If you’re launching your own venture or operating a small company already, then yes, you may consider a personal loan for business use instead of... read more

How to Apply for a Personal Loan in 8 Steps

Applying for a personal loan is similar to applying for any other type of financial product, like a credit card or auto loan. You’ll need... read more

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