Financial Cents: Posts About Personal Finance

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


What You Should Look for in a Prepaid Debit Card

Prepaid debit cards can be a great alternative for those who can't open a banking account, but watch out for those fees and restrictions!

Posted on: November 23, 2018


How To Tell If Your Car Loan is Predatory

For people who absolutely need a car, falling into the clutches of a predatory auto lender could spell true disaster.

Posted on: November 21, 2018


10 College Majors That Will Get You Paid

Student debt is a huge financial burden for millions of Americans, but some college majors are actually worth the cost.

Posted on: November 20, 2018


How to Spend Money Responsibly This Holiday Season

Don't let what you "must" spend determine what you actually spend. Doing so will pretty much guarantee you overshoot your budget.

Posted on: November 19, 2018


10 Money Facts About Thanksgiving

If you've ever wondered how much it would cost to build a giant balloon version of yourself and enter it in the Macy's Day parade, then you've come to the right place, ya weirdo.

Posted on: November 15, 2018


40 Places That Offer Great Senior Discounts

Kids today might have their Snapchat and their hoverboards and their slime, but you have something much better! No, not wisdom. A 10-15 percent discount at scores of local businesses!

Posted on: November 15, 2018


How to Avoid Overspending and Win at Black Friday

Black Friday is all about using great deals to save a ton of money. But if you let those deals drive you into overspending, you won't end up with any savings at all!

Posted on: November 14, 2018


How You Can DIY Your Way to Cheaper Home Maintenance

You'd be surprised how some very easy tasks can end up saving you tons of money in home repair costs over the long run.

Posted on: November 12, 2018