Financial Cents: Posts About Personal Finance

Cheapest Ways to Travel, Part One: The Journey

They say it's about the journey, not the destination. And, with costs, it's definitely true. Here's how you can save on the "travel" part of travel.

Posted on: September 12, 2017


Teaching Your Children How to Use Credit and Debt Responsibly

Ring ring ring! School is in session and it's time to teach your kids good credit and debt habits.

Posted on: September 08, 2017


How to Avoid Scam Contractors and Fake Charities Post-Natural Disaster

Learn how to skip the post-disaster scammers before they skip town with your hard-earned money.

Posted on: September 06, 2017


Six Personal Finance Forums You Should Join Today

Instead of just combing through pages and pages of Google results looking for answers to your personal finance queries, join one of these six personal finance forums and ask your questions there!

Posted on: September 01, 2017


Flood Preparedness: 10 Expert DIY and Low-Cost Tips

While there's little you can do to prepare for Hurricane Harvey-level flooding, there's a lot you can to protect your home from more common types of floods and save yourself from costly repair bills later on.

Posted on: August 30, 2017


Three Common Financial Emergencies (And How to Handle Them)

Financial emergencies are going to happen, and they're going to take you by surprise. But if you're fully prepared for them, they won't be able to keep you down for long.

Posted on: August 23, 2017


5 Great Rewards Apps To Get You Free Money

Okay, so "free money" is a thing that really exists. But if you're looking to squeeze out some extra dollars (and who isn't these days?) then these five Rewards Apps are just the ticket!

Posted on: August 15, 2017


Affordable Phone Plans to Avoid Bad Credit

Want a smartphone but don't want to spend an arm and a leg and then another leg to get one? Here's some advice for finding an affordable phone plan that won't put your credit score at risk.

Posted on: August 11, 2017


Opploans: 6 financial podcasts
Six Personal Finance Podcasts You Should Listen To Right Now

From a casual, barroom style dissection of the economy to conversations with the smartest money minds that the internet has to offer, these six podcasts will help you turn you down time into an on-the-go personal finance seminar. Check them out today!

Posted on: August 08, 2017


Style on a Budget: Get Trendy Clothes Without a Payday Loan

They say you should dress for the job you want, but unless the job you’re looking for is “professional schlub” you won’t be able to get by with cheap sweatpants and t-shirts.

Posted on: August 03, 2017