Personal Finance Blog

Self Lender Announces Partnership with Steady

January 29, 2019

Self Lender announces a new partnership with Steady, the income optimization platform created for America's rapidly growing independent workforce. Read more.

Small Business Grants For Women With Bad Credit

January 29, 2019

Women have been starting businesses at a huge growth rate since the recession of 2007-2009. Getting financing isn't always easy, especially for women with bad credit. We compiled some grant options for women business owners to consider. Read more.

15 Ways to Get Ahead During Your Lunch Break

January 28, 2019

Sometimes all you need is thirty minutes to do something great. Here’s how to make strides towards personal, financial and professional success — all during lunch. Read more.

Could the Government Shutdown Shut Down Your Credit Score?

January 24, 2019

The government shutdown could impact the credit scores of federal employees without pay. Learn why and how to help minimize your risk. Read more.

8 Tips for Leveraging the Gig Economy

January 23, 2019

Considering joining the 57 million Americans who are working in the gig economy as freelancers and independent contractors? Here are some tips for success. Read more.

How Co-Signing Affects Your Credit

January 18, 2019

Becoming a co-signer on a loan can really help a family member or friend. But there are risks to your own credit history. Be sure you can afford it and know how to get out of it when the time comes. Read more.

7 Surprising Ways Your Finances are Affecting Your Health

January 14, 2019

Learn how debt affects your health – and what you can do about it. Read more.

What Is UltraFICO And What Does It Mean For You?

December 28, 2018

More lenders are interested in using alternative data to determine creditworthiness. The UltraFICO incorporates your bank account data in its score, which may benefit people with little or no credit history. Read more.