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Self Lender Surpasses 120,000 Accounts, Triples Staff and Hires Consumer Marketing Veteran Brett Billick

June 13, 2018

Self Lender talks 2018 account growth, an expanding team, and introduces a veteran CMO. Read more.

Why where you live can cost you

May 30, 2018

It’s not just the cost of rent or your mortgage to consider. Where you live can cost you in other areas you may not even realize - like insurance rates. Read more.

Top secured credit cards for new parents

April 20, 2018

Thankfully for new or soon-to-be parents, secured credit cards offer a way to get your credit back on track, while providing a few bonuses along the way. Read more.

5 Tips for rebuilding your credit after your twenties

April 19, 2018

Few people age with sterling credit. Luckily, a few good habits can go a long way towards repairing the damage wrought in your younger years. Read more.

3 Tax Mistakes that Parents Should Avoid

March 26, 2018

Mistakes on tax returns are common. Here are three to avoid, especially if you are a parent. Read more.

How to File a Late Tax Return

March 24, 2018

Filing your taxes late is not the end of the world, provided you follow certain steps. A filing extension will save you from the worst of the penalties, while paying an estimate of your taxes will prevent against failure-to-pay fines. Even if you miss the deadline for extension, you're still not up the creek: past-due taxes get submitted in the same manner as normal, though penalties will accrue on a monthly basis. Read more.

Self Lender's Guide to Fintech and Innovation at SXSW Interactive 2018

March 8, 2018

Self Lender's guide to SXSW 2018 Interactive Read more.

Can you be denied a job due to bad credit?

March 5, 2018

Unfortunately, companies have every right to deny you a job due to your poor credit history. Here are a few ways to get ahead of the potential problem. Read more.