Financial Cents: Posts About Personal Finance

The Risk of Tapping Your 401(k) for Emergencies

Should you borrow from tomorrow to pay for today’s emergency?

Posted on: October 03, 2019


Libraries: A Broke Person’s Best Friend 

If you’re suffering from bad credit, here’s a place that will lend to you for free.

Posted on: October 02, 2019


Cut Down on Vacation Costs 

You do not want to need a vacation from your vacation.

Posted on: September 28, 2019


Will My Life Insurance Pay Out?

Be prepared for when being prepared isn’t prepared enough.

Posted on: September 27, 2019


Household Money Wasters

Need to come into some extra cash fast? Cutting down on these expenses can be a creative way to find yourself with money to spare. 

Posted on: September 27, 2019


3 Essential Tips for Avoiding Surprise Medical Costs (Even When You Have Health Insurance)

Are you familiar with the basic costs affiliated with your health care plan? Here are some basics to help you avoid an unexpected bill.

Posted on: September 20, 2019


Tips on Saving Money with Two Wheels

Biking instead of driving comes with both pros and cons, but it’s hard to argue with the overall cost savings.

Posted on: September 20, 2019


Plan for a Rainy Day

There are plenty of reasons to have a designated emergency fund. But how much should someone set aside for it?

Posted on: September 19, 2019


How Millennials (and Younger Generations) Can Prepare for the Next Recession

From tackling debt to picking up a side hustle, here’s how to prepare for financial downturns.

Posted on: September 17, 2019


Budget-Friendly Activities for Fall

It’s still possible to live you best life when money is tight. Here are three ways to save this fall and still have fun.

Posted on: September 16, 2019