3 Tips for Managing Money in the Gig Economy

If you're not budgeting your money properly and building up your savings, you could end up struggling to make it from one paycheck to the next.

Posted on: June 13, 2019


How Do Variable Interest Rates Work?

Variable rates can go up or down based on the performance of a "benchmark" rate, and this movement can mean higher or lower costs. 

Posted on: June 13, 2019


The Broke Person’s Guide to Hanging With Friends

Don't let your friends' expensive tastes be the reason you rack up a pile of high-interest credit card debt—follow these expert tips instead!

Posted on: June 13, 2019


How to Put That Coin Jar to Good Use

Instead of letting all those loose coins rattle around in your pockets, put them in a jar and let your savings grow. Rare coins might even be worth more!

Posted on: June 12, 2019


Why Do (Some) Credit Checks Lower Your Score?

There are two different types of credit inquiries: One type will affect your credit score, while the other won't affect it at all. Why is that?

Posted on: June 12, 2019


Is It Time for You to Buy a Home?

Buying a home is a major financial decision, which means you'll want to do plenty of research, saving, and preparation before taking the plunge.

Posted on: June 12, 2019


So You Have a Bad Landlord … Now What?

If your landlord is refusing to make necessary repairs or is holding your security deposit hostage, here's what you need to do.

Posted on: June 11, 2019


A Brief History of Debtors’ Prisons

Does a prison for not paying your debts sound like something from a nightmarish future? Wrong! It's a real thing from our nightmarish past!

Posted on: June 10, 2019


Car Maintenance Tips That Will Save You Money Down the Road

Spending a little bit of money now, plus taking the time to learn some DIY car maintenance, will mean big savings later on.

Posted on: June 07, 2019


How to Have Fun This Summer on a Budget

Vacations are great for your mental and physical health, but not so much for your bank account. So check out these cheap entertainment alternatives instead!

Posted on: June 06, 2019