Dan Rafter

Finance Writer

Dan has written about personal finance, credit cards, mortgage loans, credit scores and personal loans for more than 20 years. He’s written for the Chicago Tribune, Washington Post, <a href="http://hsh.com">HSH.com</a> and many others.

Most Recent

Raise your credit score in six months

One of the most important numbers in your life is your three-digit credit score, a number that lenders and credit card providers use to determine…

Caring for aging parents: How to ease your financial burden

Are you a Millennial worried that you’ll soon be taking care of your elderly parents, both physically and financially? You’re not alo…

Time to ditch that high-interest rate credit card

The big problem with credit card debt? It can bring high interest rates into your life– consumer credit cards can charge more than 20% interest o…

How to pay for trade school costs

Trade, vocational and technical schools that offer training for students interested in a particular field are far less costly than traditional fo…