Financial Cents: Posts About Personal Finance

Should You Get Life Insurance?

Life insurance can help protect the ones you love when you're gone—but you want to make sure that you do your research before committing to a plan.

Posted on: April 24, 2019


Emergency Funds Are Important: Here’s How to Start Building One

Building and maintaining an emergency fund is an important financial cornerstone. If you don't have one, you should start saving today.

Posted on: April 23, 2019


The Broke Person’s Guide to Earth Day: How to Go Green and Save Green

Living a more environmentally friendly lifestyle doesn't have to make your bank account miserable—just follow these expert tips!

Posted on: April 22, 2019


Supercharge Your New Ride: Negotiating at Car Dealerships

When you're negotiating a car purchase—whether it's new or used—don't be afraid to walk away from a bad deal and wait for the right price.

Posted on: April 19, 2019


So You’re Considering Bankruptcy … Now What?

Filing for bankruptcy isn't fun, but it can also mean a fresh start. People who are drowning in debt and unable to make their payments should strongly consider it.

Posted on: April 19, 2019


Financial Basics: Expert Tips for Smarter Spending

We want to let you in on a little personal finance secret: Spending less is great, but you can only take control of your financial future by spending smarter, too.

Posted on: April 17, 2019


The Broke Person’s Guide to Getting Married

You want to start your marriage off on the right foot, and racking up thousands of dollars in debt on your wedding is ... the wrong foot.

Posted on: April 16, 2019


From Undergrad to New Grad: How to Start a Nest Egg

This is a two-step process. Step on is to set aside money regularly. Step two is to find places in your life where you can cut back or save money on interest.

Posted on: April 12, 2019


Is Community College Right for You?

With the costs of a four-year college education spiraling out of control, community colleges offer a much more affordable alternative for students.

Posted on: April 11, 2019


How to Save Money on Plane Tickets and Air Travel

Shopping around for cheap plane tickets is only step one as many discount flights have extra hidden costs that can jack up your total bill.

Posted on: April 10, 2019