The latest from Derek San Filippo

- by Derek San Filippo, FinancialFeed

Beware the penalty APR

When you’re shopping for a loan, it’s always important to compare the Annual Percentage Rate (APR) of various loan offers. However, when you’re shopping for a credit ...

- by Derek San Filippo, FinancialFeed

Will renting video games save you money?

Most people are familiar with Redbox. The crimson kiosks have become synonymous with convenient movie rentals. In 2011, Redbox officially began renting games nationwide. Should you decide to rent a ...

- by Derek San Filippo, FinancialFeed

Understanding mortgage types

For those looking to buy a home, it might seem a little daunting, especially when you consider how many mortgage types there are. Here’s a simple list of 5 ...

- by Derek San Filippo, FinancialFeed

Wedding on a shoestring

Weddings are beautiful things. The binding of two people in holy matrimony is just wonderful… and bankruptingly expensive. According to data released by The Knot, the average cost of a ...

- by Derek San Filippo, FinancialFeed

Tax-deductible clothing?

Perhaps you’ve had some time to watch a sitcom called “black-ish”. The program follows an African-American family living in the suburbs with a loudmouth father, Dre, who ...