How Bad Credit Can Affect Your Dating Life

There are lots of things that people look for in a potential partner, and if you think debt isn't one of those factors—you're wrong.

Posted on: April 24, 2019


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: Good Interest vs. Bad Interest

Since it's National Financial Literacy Month, we're getting back to basics. Today's post covers interest: The kind that helps and the kind that hurts.

Posted on: April 18, 2019


3 Risks of Short-Term No Credit Check Loans

You might be familiar with the high APRs that come with no credit check loans, but did you also know that their lump sum payments could end up driving you into a cycle of debt?

Posted on: April 18, 2019


Before Taking out a Bad Credit Loan, Make Sure You Do the Math

First of all, you need to figure out how much this bad credit loan really costs. Second, you'll need to check whether or not you can afford the proposed payments.

Posted on: April 17, 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