Richard Barrington

Richard Barrington, CFA, is the primary spokesperson and personal finance expert for ShopRate.com. He is a 20-year veteran of the financial industry, including having served for over a dozen years as a member of the Executive Committee of Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc. 

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Recent Articles of Richard Barrington

Should I borrow against equity to invest?

Borrowing against equity to invest leverages your risk and could put your home at risk.

7 tips for refinancing an auto loan

See how the opportunity from low interest rates applies to auto loan refinancing.

Refinancing strategies for younger homeowners

Refinancing can be part of a variety of strategies for making the financial burden of young homeowners a little easier.

Should I take on a roommate to help with the mortgage?

While taking on a roommate might help you meet mortgage payments, low refinance rates mean there are other alternatives.

What should I do if I've been turned down for a mortgage?

People get turned down for mortgages for a variety of reasons, but understanding why is the first step toward solving the problem.


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