Financial Cents: Posts About Budgeting

Make Sense of Your Back-to-School Cents

Back-to-school season doesn’t have to mean your budget is out the window; take advantage of these helpful money-saving tips.

Posted on: August 30, 2019


How to Socialize While Paying Off Debt

Get over your FOMO and forget keeping up with the Joneses. Socializing while paying off debt means setting boundaries and a budget.

Posted on: July 12, 2019


3 Tips for Managing Money in the Gig Economy

If you're not budgeting your money properly and building up your savings, you could end up struggling to make it from one paycheck to the next.

Posted on: June 13, 2019


How to Avoid Unbudgeted Spending

Unplanned spending that falls outside your budget is a great way to drain your savings and leave yourself in a financially perilous position.

Posted on: June 06, 2019


Emergency Funds Are Important: Here’s How to Start Building One

Building and maintaining an emergency fund is an important financial cornerstone. If you don't have one, you should start saving today.

Posted on: April 23, 2019


Need Money for Groceries? Here Are 5 Tips to Help You Out

If you're considering a short-term no credit check loan to help cover a grocery bill, make sure you check out all your other options first.

Posted on: April 04, 2019


Building your Financial Life: The Taxman Cometh

Taxes are complicated. That's why this month's OppLoans Budget Guide will help you navigate filing season and offer some great tips on how to spend your refund wisely.

Posted on: March 28, 2019


How to Separate Your “Wants” from Your “Needs”

Some needs and wants are easy to distinguish. But other times, you'll need to dive a little deeper to figure out what you can cut and what you really can't live without.

Posted on: March 07, 2019


How to Budget and Save Money When You’re Making Minimum Wage

Finding extra money to put aside isn't easy when you're working a minimum wage job, but that doesn't mean you can do it!

Posted on: February 27, 2019


Building Your Financial Life: Budgeting for Beginners

This monthly budget guide–complete with a free downloadable template–will help you take control of your finances and start putting your money to work for you.

Posted on: February 25, 2019