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Andrew Tavin, Personal Finance Writer

Andrew Tavin is a personal finance writer who covers a wide-range of financial topics from home lending to personal loans. His work has been published across several personal finance sites, including Own Up, OppU, and Discover.

Tavin’s experience as a comedian lends an approachable and entertaining angle to his content, making his articles easy to understand and jargon-free. He has created educational and humorous content for a variety of media outlets such as BrainPOP and the National Retail Federation. His work has also been cited by Wikipedia, Crunchbase, and Hacker News.

Tavin is a Certified Financial Education Instructor through the National Financial Educators Council. He graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in TV Writing from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.

Articles by Andrew Tavin

Purchase and Sale Agreement 101

Everything you need to know about your purchase and sale agreement.

Buying A House: The Ultimate Checklist

Unsure what to expect while buying a house? Here are 11 steps you can expect to complete during the homebuying process.

What Is an Earnest Money Deposit in Real Estate?

In order to lock in your home purchase agreement, you will have to put down some cash up front; here’s a look at how earnest money works and how much of it you may have to shell out.

Your New House Checklist (All the Things to Buy)

Figuring out what things to buy for a new house can be challenging. This new house checklist will guide your shopping.

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