Dawn Allcot

Dawn Allcot is a full-time freelance writer and inbound marketing expert specializing in personal finance, smart home technology and real estate. Dawn’s work has appeared on Chase News & Stories, Forbes.com, Care.com and countless other websites, as well as in print publications. Follow her on Twitter @DawnAllcot.

Articles by Dawn Allcot

How Does Getting an Auto Loan Affect Your Credit Score?

Opening any type of loan, including an auto loan, will typically result in a slight dip in your credit score. But know that it’s only... read more

Study: Where Divorce Rates Are Highest (And Lowest)

Divorces can be messy. They can come with an incredible amount of emotional stress and costs. The typical divorce costs $15,500, according to a report... read more

New York State Debt Relief: Your Guide to State Laws and Managing Debt

Living in the Big Apple comes with a high price tag. Not only do New Yorkers rank among the top 10 states with the highest... read more

Are Personal Loans a Cheaper Alternative to Credit Cards?

If you’re looking to borrow money at a low interest rate, you may wonder if personal loans are a cheaper alternative to credit cards. For... read more

Peer-to-Peer Loans: 9 Things Borrowers Should Watch Out For

Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending is a relatively new way of obtaining funding for debt consolidation or major purchases. In simple terms, a P2P service matches borrowers with... read more

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