Barbara Balfour

Barbara Balfour is a journalist with 19 years of experience covering topics such as finance and investment, business and entrepreneurship, and personal loans. Her work has been published in a range of business publications across North America and Europe.

Articles by Barbara Balfour

8 Warning Signs of Personal Loan Scams

Personal loans can be a big help if you’re looking to cover an unanticipated expense. However, you must make sure you’re working with a legitimate... read more

10 Common Uses for a Personal Loan

Whether your personal loan is unsecured or backed by collateral, it’s a source of funding that can be used to pay for virtually anything, from... read more

MacBook Financing: Ways to Pay for a New Computer

If getting an Apple MacBook Pro laptop is on your to-do list, you may be considering various financing avenues. Whether you choose to pay $1,299... read more

What Is Revolving Debt, and How Is It Different From Installment Debt?

If you shop with a credit card or borrow funds from a line of credit, you’re carrying revolving debt. While your interest rate on that... read more

Personal Loans for Bad Credit: Start Your Search Here

Personal loans can be used for just about any purpose, whether to consolidate or refinance debt, pay for home improvements or just cover a major... read more

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