Emily Long

Emily Long is a freelance writer based in Salt Lake City, Utah. She covers personal finance, tech, and security, and her work has appeared in Tom’s Guide, NBC News, Lifehacker, and LearnVest.

Articles by Emily Long

Colorado Debt Relief: Your Guide to State Laws and Managing Debt

If you have debt in Colorado — whether it’s outstanding student loans, credit card balances that got out of control or hefty medical bills you... read more

6 Surprising Facts About Credit Scores and Mortgages

Your credit score is a big piece of the mortgage application puzzle. Positive credit history and a high score show lenders that they can count... read more

What Are Your Obligations When Cosigning a Loan?

A cosigner is responsible for the loan if the primary borrower does not pay back what he or she owes. Cosigning a loan can really... read more

Is There Such Thing as an Easy Loan?

There are a few types of loans that are easy to qualify for — they don’t require a credit check, for example. This may make... read more

What Happens to My Credit Score If I Get a New Social Security Number?

If you’ve applied for a credit card or loan, filled out a rental application or tax forms, or had internet services installed at your home,... read more

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