Financial Cents: Posts About Personal Finance

How to Avoid a Costly Breakdown On Your Summer Road Trip

Taking a road trip this summer? Eighty percent of Americans are. But forty percent aren't prepared for a roadside breakdown. Here's what you can do today to save money, time and agony tomorrow!

Posted on: July 10, 2017


Six Finance Experts You Should Follow Right Now

When it comes to getting money advice, don't trust any rando "expert". Look to professions with a proven history of expertise in savings, budgeting, buying and borrowing. Experts like these!

Posted on: July 10, 2017


Need Cash Fast? Try These 10 Great Side Hustles

Surprise! Your car started belching smoke and now you’re facing a hefty mechanic’s bill! If you don’t have the savings to pay for repairs, why not earn some fast cash with a side hustle? Here are 10 great ways to earn some extra money—and earn it quickly!

Posted on: July 07, 2017


What to Do When You Lose Your Job

If you've lost you job suddenly, you might not know where to turn or how to keep your financial ship afloat. Here's the expert advice about what to do before or right after a job loss.

Posted on: July 06, 2017


How to Throw a Cheap Pool Party (That’s Still Awesome)!

It's hot outside, so take some time to cool off. These cheap pool party ideas will set you up for fun in the sun!

Posted on: July 05, 2017


Need Money Advice? These 6 Twitter Accounts Are a Must-Follow!

Twitter's great for self-promotion, political arguments, and... financial advice? It can be! Here are six of our favorite financial feeds to follow today!

Posted on: June 30, 2017


Meet Our Latest OppU Achiever: Tyler Stock!

Congratulations to Tyler Stock, our latest recipient of the OppU Achievers Scholarship! We loved his essay about the importance of financial literacy and are thrilled to offer him $2,500 to help pay for his upcoming college tuition. Go, Tyler!

Posted on: June 29, 2017


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4 Tips for Managing Your Mental Health Care on a Budget

We’ve written a few guides about keeping up your physical health without making your wallet sick. But your mental health is really important too. Chronic stress can have all manner of consequences on the body, from your heart to your bones, and everything in between.

Posted on: June 28, 2017


3 Tips to Save (or Make) Money on Your Next Move

Moving can be more than a pain—it can cost you money too. But there are ways to reduce your expenses, and if you do it right, you can even make a few bucks!

Posted on: June 23, 2017


Teaching Your Kids About Finances and Credit: A How To Guide

Do you want your kids to be responsible spenders, savers, and earners? Of course, you do! Here are the expert tips for setting your kids up for financial success right from the start!

Posted on: June 23, 2017