Financial Cents: Posts About Budgeting

How to Save Money When You’re Already on a Tight Budget

Saving money is hard. And finding ways to save when you're already operating on a tight budget is even harder. Here are some tips and strategies to help you out.

Posted on: October 05, 2018


Rocky Mountain High-Waisted Pants: What Are the Best States for Retirement?

There are great, affordable states to spend your retirement in beside Florida, you know. But if we're being perfectly honest, Florida is still one of the best.

Posted on: September 21, 2018


The (Comprehensive) Couple’s Guide To Budgeting

It takes two to tango—and it'll take both you and your partner communicating with each other to create (and stick to) a workable joint budget.

Posted on: August 31, 2018


How Much Money Do You Actually Need to Buy a House?

It might be less than you’d think!

Posted on: April 30, 2018


25 Little-Known Presidential Money Facts

Turns out that a number of famous U.S. Presidents weren't so great at managing their personal finances.

Posted on: February 19, 2018


From Budget to Baller: 6 Tips to Grow Your Money

Before you can start contributing to a 401k, you need to get your short-term finances together. That means making a budget and building an emergency fund.

Posted on: December 29, 2017


20 Tips for an Amazing Thanksgiving on a Budget

Want a Thanksgiving feast that won't gobble gobble gobble up your emergency savings? We're here to save the day, pilgrim!

Posted on: November 02, 2017


Style on a Budget: Get Trendy Clothes Without a Payday Loan

They say you should dress for the job you want, but unless the job you’re looking for is “professional schlub” you won’t be able to get by with cheap sweatpants and t-shirts.

Posted on: August 03, 2017


Try Out These 5 Great Budget Apps

Have you heard the big news? We here at the OppLoans Financial Sense Blog recently released an app directory to help you find the financial tools that will be a perfect match for your specific needs.

Posted on: July 26, 2017


How to Throw a Cheap Pool Party (That’s Still Awesome)!

It's hot outside, so take some time to cool off. These cheap pool party ideas will set you up for fun in the sun!

Posted on: July 05, 2017