Financial Cents: Posts About Financial Advice

Yes, You Might Need a Credit Check to Rent a Car

Car rental companies see debit cards as a red flag and will likely check your credit before they rent to you.

Posted on: June 14, 2018


How to Finance a Phone with Bad Credit

Bad credit means everything costs more, even cell phones. So what are your options?

Posted on: May 17, 2018


Looking for a Credit Repair Company? Here are 4 Red Flags to Avoid Getting Scammed.

Do your research, don't pay anyone up front, and take lots of notes.

Posted on: May 17, 2018


The DO’s and DO NOT’s of Saving For College

DO start saving for college as soon as you can, but DO NOT let those savings interfere with your other financial priorities.

Posted on: May 10, 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


3 Ways to Finance Dental Care, Even With Bad Credit

Payment plans, special credit cards, and bad credit dental loans can all help you afford the oral care you need.

Posted on: April 19, 2018


How to Survive in a Banking Desert

When people lack access to traditional banking services, it can be very hard for them to improve their long-term financial health.

Posted on: April 13, 2018


Shopping for Furniture with a Bad Credit Score? Here’s What You Need to Know

Store financing can be a good option, but so is scouring college neighborhoods around graduation and buying furniture that you assemble yourself.

Posted on: April 06, 2018


How to Buy an Engagement Ring With Bad Credit

A low credit score isn't any reason to call off an engagement—but that doesn't mean you should be forking over three-months' salary either.

Posted on: March 20, 2018


Late on Rent? Here’s What You Should (And Shouldn’t) Do

A fast cash loan can be an okay option, but talking to your landlord is a much better one.

Posted on: March 13, 2018