Terence Loose

Terence Loose, Contributor

Terence Loose is an award-winning freelance writer who writes about everything from travel and sport to fitness and finance. He is a Hawaii-based writer who has covered a broad range of topics during his 20-plus-year career, from finance and education to travel and celebrity. He is a former editor for both Movieline and COAST Magazines and his work has appeared in publications as diverse as COAST, Riviera and Movieline to the L.A. Times Magazine and Orange County Register, as well as on sites such as Yahoo! and HauteOC Traveler. When he’s not typing, Loose tries to surf or spear dinner.

Articles by Terence Loose

6 Ways to Make This Week’s Paycheck Go Further

You work hard for your paycheck. Here are ways to keep more of it.

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How to Be an Awesome Human Being — Without Spending a Dollar

Doing good isn’t necessarily about writing a fat check. Here are free ways to help others.

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Average Mortgage Rates in the U.S.

When it comes to mortgage rates, there’s no one size fits all. Check out which states have the best rates.

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How to Calculate Quarterly Tax Payments

Learn how to make estimated tax payments if you're self-employed, a business owner or a freelancer.

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Why the Bonus Tax Rate Is Bad News for Your Tax Refund

The method that your company uses to tax your bonus could save or lose you money. Here's why.

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Reasons Not to Fall for Those Bargain Prices at IKEA

IKEA has a lot of great deals on everything from meatballs to mattresses. But even good deals have their dark sides.

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6 Car Repairs You Can (Really) Do Yourself

Find out about the simple repairs that can help you avoid a costly bill.

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15 Best and Worst Deals at Sam’s Club

Got a Sam's Club membership? Here are deals to snag and skip at the warehouse club.

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6 Ways to Prep Your Home for Natural Disasters

Natural disasters are never fun, but they don’t have to be tragic. Find out how to prepare for nature's fury.

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Venmo App vs. Square Cash App: Which Is Better?

The Venmo and Square Cash peer-to-peer money transfer apps are a lot alike, but their differences warrant a closer look.

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