Marianne Hayes

Marianne Hayes is a freelance writer who’s been covering personal finance for nearly a decade. She writes about everything from budgeting and debt repayment to mortgages and student loans (and pretty much everything in between). Marianne has written for CNBC, Forbes, Cosmopolitan, Redbook and more.

Articles by Marianne Hayes

71% of Americans Say Debt Keeps Them From Donating More to Charity

While nearly two-thirds of Americans have donated to charity over the last year, 71% say that debt keeps them from giving more, according to new... read more

Can I Use a Personal Loan to Improve My Credit Score?

Personal loans provide a lump sum of money that can be used for a variety of purposes — from weathering a financial emergency to consolidating... read more

6 Things to Know About Personal Loans

When money is tight and you’re in a pinch, quick financing in the form of a personal loan can save the day. They’re also ideal... read more

8 Tips to Shorten Your House Hunt in 2019

House hunting in a hot housing market is stressful enough – especially smack in the middle of a seller’s market — but newbies take heart:... read more

What is a Credit Freeze and How Is It Done?

Identity theft is at an all-time high in the U.S., claiming 16.7 million people last year, according to Javelin Strategy & Research — that’s an... read more

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