Jim Akin

Jim Akin is a freelance writer based in Connecticut, with more than a decade of experience writing about personal credit. His areas of interest and expertise include credit reports, credit scores, and tips for improving personal credit.

Articles by Jim Akin

What Roof Financing Options Are Available?

The notion of “saving for a rainy day” really hits home when it’s time to replace a leaky roof. If your household emergency fund can’t... read more

Should You Get a Home Equity Loan for a Pool?

When you take out a home equity loan for pool financing, you’re essentially taking out a second mortgage. This is a fixed-rate installment loan secured... read more