Financial Cents: Posts About Personal Finance

How Much Does YOUR State Spend on Pets? We Have the Answer and More!

We surveyed more than 1,000 pet owners across all 50 states and asked them how much they spend on their pets every month.

Posted on: April 06, 2018


DIY Pest Control Will Save You Money, But Is It Really Feasible?

The best way to handle a pest infestation yourself is to make sure that infestation never starts in the first place.

Posted on: March 29, 2018


How to Buy an Engagement Ring With Bad Credit

A low credit score isn't any reason to call off an engagement—but that doesn't mean you should be forking over three-months' salary either.

Posted on: March 20, 2018


March Money Madness: 5 Big Numbers Behind Our College Basketball Obsession

Considering all the money they lose on unproductive employees, employers might not be so crazy about March Madness.

Posted on: March 13, 2018


Late on Rent? Here’s What You Should (And Shouldn’t) Do

A fast cash loan can be an okay option, but talking to your landlord is a much better one.

Posted on: March 13, 2018


6 Common Resume Mistakes to Avoid!

Maybe start by changing that "hilarious" email address you've been using since middle school.

Posted on: March 09, 2018


Can Bad Credit Stop You From Moving to a New City?

A bad credit score can affect lots of different areas of your life. Moving to a new city is one of them.

Posted on: March 01, 2018


If You Have Bad Credit, Should You Buy or Lease a Car?

Buying a car is more expensive than leasing, but a bad credit score might not leave you with much of a choice.

Posted on: February 22, 2018


25 Little-Known Presidential Money Facts

Turns out that a number of famous U.S. Presidents weren't so great at managing their personal finances.

Posted on: February 19, 2018


“Couldn’t We Call Them Loan Lions? Or Loan Vipers?” by a Shark

Sharks deserve better than being compared to predatory lenders. We might be a little intimidating, but those guys are the real monsters.

Posted on: February 16, 2018