MOST READ

Overdue
Borrow

How Does One Late Payment Affect Your Credit Score?

One of the most stressful feelings you can have is realizing that you’ll be making a late credit card payment. No one ever has the intention of paying late on a bill but surprisingly it happens all the time. You

Avant
News

Avant COVID-19 Readiness Plan

This page has been updated to reflect our most recent policies for how we are supporting customers through COVID-19. We will continue to make updates to this page as appropriate. We’re actively monitoring the news about the coronavirus, COVID-19, and

Couple walking
Save

6 Reasons You Should Never Lend Money to Anyone

Some people feel friendship and money don’t mix, and if you want to protect a relationship, don’t lend money to anyone. Of course, this is easier said than done. It’s hard to turn our backs on a close friend or

The Latest

Avant
News

Avant COVID-19 Readiness Plan

This page has been updated to reflect our most recent policies for how we are supporting customers through COVID-19. We will continue to make updates to this page as appropriate. We’re actively monitoring the news about the coronavirus, COVID-19, and

Superhero dad
Save

Prepare for the Unexpected with an Emergency Fund

If you’ve found yourself with a little extra money in your budget this month, how are you going to spend it? Or, better yet, how are you going to save it?  Having a dedicated fund for emergencies helps you cope

Earn

6 Ways to Make Money While Unemployed

If you’ve found yourself navigating a stretch of unemployment, you know it’s not an easy place to be. And if you have any debt or loan payments to worry about, the realities of losing a regular paycheck can be especially

Budget

Achieve Financial Stability With A Budget

Wondering where all of your money goes each month? If you’re one of the nearly 30% of Americans who live without a monthly budget, then you’re not alone. If you feel like you’re living paycheck to paycheck or struggling to

Borrow

Starting Your Loan Down the Right Path

Managing your loan doesn’t have to be a hassle. At the start of your loan, there are a few simple steps you can take that will help set you up for a successful repayment. Here are some strategies to help

Borrow

What Does APR Mean When Buying a Home?

If you’re planning to buy a home or already have a mortgage, you need to understand what APR means in this context.  In essence, the APR for a mortgage includes all costs you pay (including origination fees, interest, etc.) so

Borrow

What Does APR Mean When Buying a Car?

Looking to finance a new car? Here are some things to consider when it comes to interest for auto loans. Typically, APR on an auto loan works similarly to APR on an unsecured loan, where simple interest accrues daily based

Borrow

What Does APR Mean for Credit Cards?

You probably know that a credit card accrues interest over time if you don’t pay your full balance each month. Let’s break down how interest works with credit cards. When you have a credit card, you only have to pay

Budget

3 Essential Financial Habits to Start Today

We all know that physical fitness is an important aspect of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. However, when was the last time you heard about financial fitness? If you want to be financially fit, here are some of the key habits

Borrow

What Does 0% APR Really Mean?

Many advertisements for credit cards and auto loans these days proudly announce that they have a 0% APR (for an introductory period). So what does 0% introductory APR on a credit card mean? Well, it does mean you can avoid

Borrow

What Does APR Mean?

Unless you’ve just woken up from a 100-year sleep, you’ve heard the phrase “APR” mentioned in countless car commercials, radio ads for home loans, and credit card offers. But what does APR mean exactly? Well, there’s the short answer and

Budget

Making a Budget for Big Ticket Items

If you’ve gotten by just fine without a budget, you might think that you don’t need one at all. But when you start to map out your income and expenses across months, you might be surprised at what you can

Person searching for installment loans online
Borrow

What is an Installment Loan?

Definition An installment loan is a loan in which there are a set number of scheduled payments over time. Many different types of loans are installment loans, including mortgages and auto loans. A credit card may require a monthly minimum

Need to manage your account?

Manage your loan or card, view your account at a glance, or make payments.

My Account

Close Menu