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The high cost of bad credit (and how to fix it)

May 31, 2017

Let's briefly explore some ways bad credit history can cost you and derail you from your goals. Read more.

The Benefits of Good Credit

May 27, 2017

From low-interest loans to lifestyle perks, good credit will pay handsomely everyday and contribute huge dividends toward major life goals. Read more.

5 Steps to Build Credit History

April 30, 2017

It takes credit to build credit. So, if you don’t have any credit then getting a line of credit to build your credit history is difficult. And, if you already had a line of credit, but didn’t use it correctly, then getting another line of credit to rebuild is even more difficult. It’s not impossible, however, to establish or rebuild, and it doesn’t require help from anyone else, contrary to public belief. Here's how. Read more.

self lender launches new logo!

April 17, 2017

self lender has a new logo! Read more.

3 simple credit tips that parents can teach their adult kids

March 15, 2017

Here are 3 important lessons that moms and dads can teach their adult children about how to responsibly use credit. Read more.

10 Tips to teach your child about personal finance

February 21, 2017

Teaching your child about financial matters at a young age will help ensure they grow to be fully functioning adults. Read more.

A basic guide to understanding revolving credit

February 13, 2017

From credit cards to a HELOC, here's everything you need to know about revolving credit - plus a few helpful tips to make the most of yours. Read more.

A hard and fast explanation of hard and soft inquiries

February 10, 2017

Don't overlook or underestimate the importance of knowing the difference between a hard vs. soft inquiry. Read on to find out which will impact you more. Read more.