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

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

How Will a Limit Increase Affect Your Credit Score?

If you’ve been a responsible credit card holder for a while, you’ve probably gotten offers to increase your credit limit. And while that might seem... read more