Eric Bank

Eric Bank

Bad Credit Expert

Eric Bank has been covering business and financial topics since 1985, specializing in taking complex subject matters and explaining them in simple terms for consumer audiences. Eric's writing regularly appears on Credible.com, eHow, WiseBread, The Nest, Get.com, Zacks, Chron, and dozens of other outlets. A former software engineer, Eric holds an M.B.A. from New York University and an M.S. in finance from DePaul University.

Latest Posts

(163) Total Posts to Date

Guide

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Credit Repair For Veterans in 2022

5 Best Credit Repair Companies For Veterans

It’s a shame that credit repair for veterans is so necessary. A Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)... read more »

Eric Bank

By: Eric Bank • 9/22/22

Guide

4,230 views

17 min read

Payday Loans That Accept Unemployment Benefits

Payday Loans That Accept Unemployment Benefits

At first glance, payday loans that accept unemployment benefits seem self-contradictory. But it’s true — you don’t... read more »

Eric Bank

By: Eric Bank • 9/9/22

Guide

10,754 views

19 min read

Bankruptcy Auto Loans

3 Best Auto Loans After Bankruptcy

I felt uncomfortable writing about bankruptcy auto loans as I contemplated the pain and confusion that often... read more »

Eric Bank

By: Eric Bank • 11/4/19

Guide

6,303 views

31 min read

15 Bad Credit Loans and Credit Cards

15 Loans & Credit Cards For Bad Credit

The availability of bad credit loans and credit cards is a critical lifeline for consumers who’ve faced significant... read more »

Eric Bank

By: Eric Bank • 8/29/22

Guide

7,896 views

15 min read

Personal Loans Near Me: Best Nationwide Lenders

9 Nationwide Personal Loan Providers For Bad Credit

In the internet era, it’s obsolete to ask, “Where are the personal loans near me?” Online personal loans are... read more »

Eric Bank

By: Eric Bank • 11/5/19

Guide

6,012 views

23 min read

9 Quick Cash Loans For Bad Credit

9 Quick Cash Loans For Bad Credit

Thank heavens quick cash loans for bad credit are readily available. Without them, folks with subprime credit would... read more »

Eric Bank

By: Eric Bank • 8/23/22

Guide

10,368 views

27 min read

15 Online Loan Applications: Personal, Auto, Home

15 Online Personal, Auto & Home Loan Applications

There once was a time when you had to drag yourself to a bank branch to apply for a loan. This quaint practice is a... read more »

Eric Bank

By: Eric Bank • 11/19/19

Guide

10,450 views

21 min read

9 Same-Day Cash Loans

9 Same-Day Cash Loan Options

Same day cash loans can be a tremendous resource when emergencies strike. They may tide you over when money is... read more »

Eric Bank

By: Eric Bank • 8/10/22

Guide

22,140 views

19 min read

Private Party Auto Loans For Bad Credit

Private Party Auto Loans and Alternatives For Bad Credit

If you need to buy a car but have a low credit score, private party auto loans for bad credit can save your bacon.... read more »

Eric Bank

By: Eric Bank • 8/4/22

Guide

14,304 views

13 min read

Payday Loans Online With No Credit Check & Instant Approval

9 Payday Loans With No Credit & Instant Approval

When your credit is bad and money is tight, payday loans online with no credit check and instant approval can see... read more »

Eric Bank

By: Eric Bank • 8/4/22

Guide

10,131 views

21 min read

Bad Credit Loans That Don’t Need a Cosigner

10 Bad Credit Loans That Don’t Need a Cosigner

We hear a collective sigh of relief when we write about bad credit loans that don’t need a cosigner. Using a... read more »

Eric Bank

By: Eric Bank • 8/3/22

Guide

14,963 views

21 min read

7 Bad Credit Loans to Buy a House

7 Bad Credit Loans to Buy a House

The demand for bad credit loans to buy a house endures because the American dream of home ownership runs deep and... read more »

Eric Bank

By: Eric Bank • 8/2/22

Guide

15,022 views

15 min read

Payday Loans With No Credit Check

9 Payday Loans With No Credit Check

When times are tough, payday loans with no credit check may be one of your few alternatives should you need cash in... read more »

Eric Bank

By: Eric Bank • 7/28/22

Guide

12,233 views

13 min read

First Progress Credit Cards Compared

3 First Progress Credit Cards Compared

First Progress credit cards serve consumers who need to build or rebuild credit. You don’t need a credit history or... read more »

Eric Bank

By: Eric Bank • 7/25/22

Guide

25,770 views

21 min read

2022 Debt Relief Reviews

Reviews of Major Debt Relief Companies

These debt relief reviews may save your life. According to Health.com, “Research shows money stress can make people... read more »

Eric Bank

By: Eric Bank • 7/13/22

Guide

21,864 views

17 min read

What Do Credit Repair Companies Do? 

What Do Credit Repair Companies Do? 

You may ask, “Exactly what do credit repair companies do?” after you see their ads promising to fix your credit.... read more »

Eric Bank

By: Eric Bank • 6/30/22

Guide

30,024 views

21 min read

Personal Loans For Bad Credit and Low Income

7 Loans For Bad Credit & Low Income

Personal loans for bad credit and low income target subprime consumers who don’t earn much money each month. If... read more »

Eric Bank

By: Eric Bank • 7/1/22

Guide

24,376 views

25 min read

Loans For People on Disability

7 Loans For People on Disability

If you are one of the 8.2 million people receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), you may be very... read more »

Eric Bank

By: Eric Bank • 6/15/22

Guide

29,325 views

31 min read

Legit Personal Loans For Bad Credit

7 Legit Personal Loans For Bad Credit

In this era of smoke and mirrors, you may have difficulties identifying legit personal loans for bad credit. After... read more »

Eric Bank

By: Eric Bank • 6/14/22

Guide

18,425 views

21 min read

Credit Cards With No Credit Check in 2022

2 Credit Cards With No Credit Check

Credit cards with no credit check are almost as rare as hen’s teeth. Before you go looking it up, hens have no... read more »

Eric Bank

By: Eric Bank • 6/9/22

Guide

26,838 views

11 min read

7 Best Instant Loans Online

7 Instant Loans Available Online

Time matters when you are short of cash. What you want is fast access to a loan, even if your credit is bad. Few... read more »

Eric Bank

By: Eric Bank • 6/2/22

Guide

33,326 views

25 min read

Installment Loans For Bad Credit

4 Installment Loan Providers For Bad Credit Borrowers

If you need to borrow money but have a troubled credit history, you’ll want to know about the best installment... read more »

Eric Bank

By: Eric Bank • 5/25/22

Guide

26,772 views

27 min read

Cash Loans With No Credit Check

13 Cash Loans With No Credit Check

Cash loans with no credit check let you break out of “credit jail,” that harsh, forbidding place for folks who’ve... read more »

Eric Bank

By: Eric Bank • 5/25/22

Guide

39,593 views

19 min read

How to Get a Loan at 18 

How to Get a Loan at 18 

Like thousands of other students, I had to quickly learn how to get a loan at 18. That federal student loan,... read more »

Eric Bank

By: Eric Bank • 5/11/22

Guide

37,859 views

37 min read

How to Get a Major Credit Card With Bad Credit

How to Get a Major Credit Card With Bad Credit

Knowing how to get a major credit card with bad credit can save you from needless rejection. Of course, a rebuff... read more »

Eric Bank

By: Eric Bank • 5/12/22