Financial Cents: Posts About Personal Finance

8 Ways To Save Money Today, Tomorrow and Every Day After

Making a budget, automating your savings, and choosing a night in over an expensive evening out are all great ways to save.

Posted on: May 24, 2018


“How is Your Credit Score Doing?” by Your Mother

Are you taking care of your credit score? And remember, I'm your mother, so I can always tell when you're lying.

Posted on: May 23, 2018


Can a Payday Loan Company Take You to Court?

You know a payday loan can hurt your credit. But can failing to pay one back actually put you in front of a judge?

Posted on: May 22, 2018


How to Finance a Phone with Bad Credit

Bad credit means everything costs more, even cell phones. So what are your options?

Posted on: May 17, 2018


Looking for a Credit Repair Company? Here are 4 Red Flags to Avoid Getting Scammed.

Do your research, don't pay anyone up front, and take lots of notes.

Posted on: May 17, 2018


The DO’s and DO NOT’s of Saving For College

DO start saving for college as soon as you can, but DO NOT let those savings interfere with your other financial priorities.

Posted on: May 10, 2018


How Much Would it Cost to Travel to Every Star Wars Filming Location?

Traveling to fifteen different countries across five different continents isn't cheap. But for Star Wars superfans, this trip's definitely worth saving for.

Posted on: May 08, 2018


10 Tips to Help You Score That Big Promotion

Doing a great job is step one, but you have to make sure your bosses know you're ready for a new challenge—and a bigger salary.

Posted on: May 03, 2018


How Much Parents Spend on Their Kids State by State

Across all 50 states, our survey found that the average parent spends $9,470 every year on each of their kids!

Posted on: May 01, 2018


Saving Strategies to Avoid a High-Interest Cash Advance Loan

The best financial offense is a good financial defense.

Posted on: May 01, 2018