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


Don’t Let a Surprise Pet-Related Expense Drive You into Debt

If you end up relying on a high-interest payday cash advance to cover your pet's vet bill, neither of you will benefit in the long run.

Posted on: May 08, 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


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


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


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


7 Ways to Avoid Overdraft Fees

While there aren't any ways to escape overdraft fees altogether (even if you opt out of overdraft protection) there are still many ways to keep them at bay.

Posted on: March 28, 2019


Here’s Why Focus Groups Are an Ideal Side Hustle

Without committing to a new routine or schedule, focus groups offer the incentive of a side hustle without the time burden.

Posted on: March 22, 2019