Financial Cents: Posts About Financial Advice

How to Get Cheaper Car Insurance

Car insurance is important—so much so that it's pretty much required! But that doesn't mean you should have to pay an arm and a leg to have it!

Posted on: December 10, 2018


Save Money on Your Holiday Groceries with These Expert Tips

Don't forget that you can overspend on food and groceries just as easily as you can bust your budget buying presents!

Posted on: December 07, 2018


Is Rent-to-Own a Good Way to Purchase a Home?

While rent-to-own agreements can be more affordable than standard home purchases—all with the added benefit of letting you live in the home before you buy—they aren't without their risks.

Posted on: December 06, 2018


The Ridiculously High Cost of Bank Overdraft Fees

When it comes to sky-high interest rates, predatory payday loans and cash advances can't hold a candle to the fees banks charge when you overdraft your checking account.

Posted on: December 05, 2018


How to Vet Potential Renters

When you're letting someone into your home or a property that you own, you want to be absolutely sure that they're a person you can trust. 

Posted on: December 03, 2018


Want a Great Holiday Gift for Your Grandkid? How About Helping Them Pay for College!

While it's traditional for most holiday gifts to be a surprise, this is one instance where you'll definitely want to sit down with everybody first and coordinate.

Posted on: November 30, 2018


Here are 4 Very Bad Reasons to Get a Personal Loan

Avoiding high-cost predatory loans is great, but even the most affordable loans can pose a danger to your finances if they're being taken out for the wrong reason.

Posted on: November 29, 2018


The Broke Person’s Guide to Christmas

Christmas has a tendency to drive us all a little money crazy. If you're someone on a tight budget, here's what you can to make sure the season stays a merry one.

Posted on: November 29, 2018


When Lending Money to Friends or Family Members, You’ve Got to Be Cautious

If you lend money to someone, you're putting your own finances at risk, not to mention your relationship with that person. Here are some steps you should take. 

Posted on: November 27, 2018


So Your Package Got Stolen … Now What?

Packages are really easy to steal, but there are steps you can take to prevent financial losses and to help the cops stop further thefts.

Posted on: November 26, 2018