Financial Cents: Posts About Personal Finance

Can Pet Insurance Save You Money?

Our furry friends have it easy. They don't have to worry about jobs, bills, or budgets. They have us to do it for them! Pet insurance might be one way to keep pet-related costs down, but is it really worth it?

Posted on: March 11, 2017

5 Healthy Foods That Are Also Good for Your Budget

That fast food dollar menu might seem like a cheap meal option but don't be fooled. You actually can eat healthy for less than you might think! These nutrition experts weigh in with their recommendations for the most cost-effecting, budget-friendly foods!

Posted on: March 07, 2017

OppLoans Money Smarts Cash Giveaway!

What's your favorite money-saving tip? Do you hide your credit cards from yourself? Do you buy your designer clothes used on the internet? Did you cut cable and start borrowing DVDs from the library? Whatever your favorite way to save is, let us know and you could win a $100 with the OppLoans Money Smarts Cash Giveaway. Enter today!

Posted on: March 07, 2017

8 Women of Personal Finance to Follow on Twitter Today!

Want to take your Twitter feed from "fun distraction" to "fun distraction that's actually teaching you something important?" These 8 ladies are some of our favorite personal finance voices on Twitter. Give 'em a follow today and watch your feed get smarter before your eyes!

Posted on: March 03, 2017

33 Fun Tax Facts!

Sure, there's plenty that's more fun than taxes. But there are also plenty of fun tax facts out there. And we do mean "out there"! Here are 33 of the most bizarre tax facts, tips and trivia you've ever heard.

Posted on: March 01, 2017

7 Great Apps to Help You Save In-Store

Some people love shopping. Retail therapy is their jam! Others look at their weekly trip to the grocery store like getting their teeth cleaned: a necessary evil. Whichever one you are, wouldn’t you like a mobile app that saves you money and makes your shopping trips quick and easy! We thought so. Here are seven of our favorites.

Posted on: February 23, 2017

8 Great Companies for Earning Extra Cash

Who doesn't need extra money? If your day job isn't covering all your bills (or if you just want some extra money on the side) check out these apps and sites that can help you earn on your own today!

Posted on: February 16, 2017

8 Great Deal Sites to Save You Money Today

Ah, February... The holidays may be over, the weather may be cold, your heating bills may be high, but... but... come on, there's gotta be something to love about February! No? Well, why not create a little happiness for yourself by scoring some deals on shopping, tickets or travel?

Posted on: February 10, 2017

How (and Why) to Calculate the APR for a Payday Loan

Sure, there are many numbers to know when you borrow money. There's the principal, the interest, the term and more. But what number is the most important? Which is the number, above all others, that you want to be certain you understand? That is the APR. OppLoans breaks it down for you here.

Posted on: February 09, 2017

6 No Credit Check Loan Red Flags

The combination of a financial emergency and less-than-perfect credit can make anyone feel hopeless. If that describes you, you may be considering a "no credit check loan." But which loans are safe? And which are just debt traps in disguise? Our experts break it down for you here!

Posted on: February 03, 2017