Financial Cents: Posts About Personal Finance

How Expensive Should Your Wedding Be?

How much you spend on your wedding is ultimately up to you and your spouse—and it all depends on what you two think is important.

Posted on: May 24, 2019


The Broke Person’s Guide to Home Cooking

Instead of spending all your money eating out, supercharge your home cooking skills with these helpful (and tasty!) expert tips.

Posted on: May 23, 2019


7 Tips for Financial Caregivers

Taking over the finances from an elderly relative can be difficult, so here are some expert tips to help you navigate that delicate process.

Posted on: May 23, 2019


Building your Financial Life: Spring Cleaning your Finances

Spring cleaning your house is great, but while you're at it, you should give your financial house a deep clean, too.

Posted on: May 20, 2019


Are You Financially Literate?

A recent study broke down financial literacy into five key concepts that people needed to understand in order to be considered financially literate. 

Posted on: May 17, 2019


Save a Few Bucks on Fido with These DIY Pet Toys

You don't have to spend a lot of money in order to keep your furry little friend occupied for hours and hours at a time.

Posted on: May 16, 2019


How Do You Know When it’s Time to Help an Elder With Their Finances?

This is a talk you'll want to have sooner rather than later.

Posted on: May 14, 2019


What to Do if You’ve Been Put on the ChexSystems Blacklist

If you have a history of negative banking behavior, your ChexSystems report will prevent you from opening or maintaining a traditional bank account.

Posted on: May 13, 2019


Reusable Purchases That Will Save You Money in the Long Run

Why buy tons of disposable plastic baggies and bottle after bottle of expensive laundry detergent when these reusable items can save you money? 

Posted on: May 10, 2019


Are For-Profit Colleges Worth the Cost?

If you're thinking about getting a degree from a for-profit university, make sure that you do a lot of research—and talk to some graduates of that school—before doing so.

Posted on: May 09, 2019