Taylor K. Medine

Taylor K Medine personal finance contributor RateGenius


Taylor K. Medine is a personal finance writer covering money management topics and finance products. She’s written for finance publications such as Credit Karma, CompareCards, and MagnifyMoney. She runs the blog TayTalksMoney, which discusses how Millennials and Generation Z can live an abundant life on a tight budget.


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Does Being a Cosigner on a Car Loan Affect Your Credit?

Before agreeing to cosign on a car loan, it’s important to understand the risks. Doing […]

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Should I Use Home Equity to Pay Off Debt?

Homeowners might consider tapping into home equity to pay off other debt, but is it […]

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Personal Loans vs. Auto Loans: Which Loan Is Best for Your Next Car

Personal loans can be used for almost anything, but they’re usually not a good way […]

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A Step-by-Step Guide To Find the Best Auto Refinance Rates

Comparing rates before refinancing your car loan is a key way to avoid leaving money […]

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Should I Buy a Car With TrueCar?

TrueCar lets you get fair offers from dealerships without haggling, but is the company legit? […]

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Which Electric Vehicle Is Right for Me?

Electric vehicles offer fuel savings and a smooth ride. Here are the best EVs for […]

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5 Steps To Buy the Perfect Truck

Pickup trucks are popular vehicles, but finding the right one can be overwhelming. A pickup […]

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Cities With the Best and Worst Credit Scores in 2020

Credit scores countrywide are on the rise, but some cities have higher credit scores than […]

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Borrowers Are Refinancing Car Loans Sooner, Here’s Why

In 2020, borrowers refinanced their car loans earlier into their term, the lowest since 2013. […]

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Can You Get a Mortgage With a Car Loan?

Getting a mortgage after a car loan depends on your timing, monthly payment, and credit […]