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Lisa Melillo is a freelance writer and entrepreneur with a background in personal finance, insurance, and international business. In addition to contributing to Bankrate, she has appeared in Money and Reviews.com and frequently ghostwrites for other entrepreneurs.
Lisa's career has taken her around the globe; she has lived in four countries, speaks three languages, and holds two international degrees, including a Master's in International Business from Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona. She currently spends most of her time in Connecticut, where she lives with her husband and two dogs.
Lisa's latest articles
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Downsizing to a micro-living space is an increasingly popular trend in housing. The idea of tiny homes in large part stems from growing environmental and financial concerns, along with the desire to pursue [...]5 min read Feb 21, 2020
If you need to borrow money, using your life insurance as collateral could be a useful tool to help you secure funding. There are many different types of loans to choose from when large expenses arise, [...]4 min read Mar 04, 2021