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


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


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


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


Student Loans: To Pay or Just to Save

Paying off your student loans is good, but you don't want to pay them off so aggressively that you don't build up a nest egg.

Posted on: April 05, 2019


Need Money for Groceries? Here Are 5 Tips to Help You Out

If you're considering a short-term no credit check loan to help cover a grocery bill, make sure you check out all your other options first.

Posted on: April 04, 2019


Have You Heard About the Free Personal Finance Classes We’re Offering Through OppU?

Whether you're a student in need of financial education or a teacher looking for standards-aligned financial literacy curriculum, OppU is here to help.

Posted on: April 04, 2019