Financial Cents: Posts About Financial Advice

How to Budget When You Have Irregular Income

Budgeting is difficult enough when you have the same income every month, but folks with irregular or seasonal income might as well be budgeting on hard mode.

Posted on: January 24, 2019


Need to Pay for Auto Repairs But You’re Short on Extra Cash? Consider All Your Options

If you have bad credit and meager savings, you might think that a predatory no credit check loan is the only way you'll get back on the road. It's not.

Posted on: January 18, 2019


Financial Tips to Help You Through the Government Shutdown

If you're a government worker who's been furloughed and is currently living no-paycheck-to-no-paycheck, tapping your savings is a better option than racking up high-interest debt.

Posted on: January 15, 2019


The Broke Person’s Guide to Credit Cards

Stop using your credit card to rack up high-interest consumer debt and start using it to boost your credit score instead!

Posted on: January 07, 2019


8 Good Habits to Get Your Finances—and Your Life—on Track

The better your money habits, the better equipped you are to achieve financial success (or at least financial stability) in the long-term.

Posted on: January 03, 2019


Your Utilities Were Cut Off … Now What?

Unless it happened totally by accident, having your utilities cut off is probably a symptom of larger issues with how you manage your money.

Posted on: December 27, 2018


How to Throw a New Year’s Party on the Cheap

Want to ring in the new year right? Try hosting a fun, inexpensive New Year’s party that’ll make both your friends and your budget sing “Auld Lang Syne.” (And no, we’re not sure what that song’s about either.)

Posted on: December 26, 2018


A Beginner’s Guide to Budgeting

Starting a budget is going to require some work, but that doesn't mean it has to be scary! Here are some expert tips to help you break the seal.

Posted on: December 14, 2018


9 Free or Low-Cost Ways to Give Back for the Holidays

There are ways for you to give gifts and make your community a better place for the holidays that don't involve shelling out tons of dough.

Posted on: December 13, 2018


So You’ve Been Double-Billed … Now What?

If you get double-billed, just remember that advice you received in couples counseling and communicate!

Posted on: December 12, 2018