Financial Cents: Posts About Personal Finance

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


Have You Heard About the Free Personal Finance Classes We’re Offering Through OppU?

Whether you're a student in need of financial education or a teacher looking for standards-aligned financial literacy curriculum, OppU is here to help.

Posted on: April 04, 2019


Financial Basics: Saving

One of the first lessons of saving money is to make it a priority. Instead of saving what's left over from spending, spend what's left over after saving!

Posted on: April 03, 2019


National One Cent Day: The Long History (and Murky Future) of the U.S. Penny

Pennies pre-date the U.S., dating as far back as Anglo-Saxon Britain, but it's looking increasingly unlikely that they'll be around for much longer.

Posted on: April 01, 2019