Financial Cents: Posts About Personal Finance

Supercharge Your New Ride: Negotiating at Car Dealerships

When you're negotiating a car purchase—whether it's new or used—don't be afraid to walk away from a bad deal and wait for the right price.

Posted on: April 19, 2019


So You’re Considering Bankruptcy … Now What?

Filing for bankruptcy isn't fun, but it can also mean a fresh start. People who are drowning in debt and unable to make their payments should strongly consider it.

Posted on: April 19, 2019


Financial Basics: Expert Tips for Smarter Spending

We want to let you in on a little personal finance secret: Spending less is great, but you can only take control of your financial future by spending smarter, too.

Posted on: April 17, 2019


The Broke Person’s Guide to Getting Married

You want to start your marriage off on the right foot, and racking up thousands of dollars in debt on your wedding is ... the wrong foot.

Posted on: April 16, 2019


From Undergrad to New Grad: How to Start a Nest Egg

This is a two-step process. Step on is to set aside money regularly. Step two is to find places in your life where you can cut back or save money on interest.

Posted on: April 12, 2019


Is Community College Right for You?

With the costs of a four-year college education spiraling out of control, community colleges offer a much more affordable alternative for students.

Posted on: April 11, 2019


How to Save Money on Plane Tickets and Air Travel

Shopping around for cheap plane tickets is only step one as many discount flights have extra hidden costs that can jack up your total bill.

Posted on: April 10, 2019


Student Loans: To Pay or Just to Save

Paying off your student loans is good, but you don't want to pay them off so aggressively that you don't build up a nest egg.

Posted on: April 05, 2019


An OppLoans Interview with Riley Adams, CPA

Licensed CPA Riley Adams shares his thoughts on how most financial advice fails to address the needs of the millennial generation.

Posted on: April 05, 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