Personal Finance Blog

How do Late Payments Affect Credit?

February 20, 2019

Your payment history is the most influential factor in your FICO credit score, so paying your bills on time is incredibly important. Learn how payment history affects credit by reading the blog. Read more.

Self Lender Announces New Partnership with Atlantic Capital Bank

February 20, 2019

The Self Lender and Atlantic Capital Bank partnership helps efficiently deliver the credit builder account to thousands of consumers across the United States. Read more.

The Complete Guide to Home Loans for People with Disabilities

February 20, 2019

This comprehensive guide to home loans for people with disabilities provides everything you need to know about mortgage programs and financial assistance. Read more.

How Bill Me Later Programs Affect Your Credit

February 19, 2019

Here's everything you need to know about "Bill Me Later" programs – AKA PayPal Credit. Read more.

The Freelancer’s Guide to Money Management and Financial Freedom

February 15, 2019

If you’re one of 53 million American freelancers, you’ll need to pay special attention to managing income, filing taxes correctly, getting insured, and saving for retirement. Read more.

Building Financial Trust in Relationships

February 14, 2019

Trust is the foundation of any healthy relationship. That includes financial trust. Learn how to grow closer financially. Read more.

How Does Student Loan Forbearance Affect Credit Scores?

February 13, 2019

College students are graduating with more student loan debt than ever. While forbearance might offer some relief, make sure you understand the impact it could have on your finances. Read more.

America's 2019 Investment Choices

February 11, 2019

We asked America what they wanted to invest in for 2019. Here's what they chose in an easy-to-digest infographic form. Read more.