Personal Finance Blog

5 Best Store Credit Cards to Build Your Credit

March 27, 2019

Retail credit cards can be a great way to build credit – if you use them responsibly that is. Read more.

Everything You Need to Know about Your Credit Score and Self Lender

March 27, 2019

Working at Self Lender we get a lot of questions about how exactly our product helps people build credit. We wanted to take a moment to peel back the curtain, dig a little deeper and help give you a better understanding of how it all works. Read more.

11 Things You Never Thought You Could Negotiate (But Totally Can)

March 21, 2019

Sometimes the only person who can stick up for you is you. Here are 11 personal and professional situations where you can actually talk your way into a better deal. Read more.

The Complete Guide to Credit Limits

March 21, 2019

Learn about credit limits – what they are, how they work and how you can take advantage of them to get the best long-term results for your finances. Read more.

7 Tips for Breaking the Cycle of Poverty

March 20, 2019

Building wealth and overcoming poverty can be a challenge – but there are some small changes you can make now to help take back control of your financial situation. Read more.

Can Undocumented Immigrants File Taxes?

March 19, 2019

Undocumented immigrants pay billions in taxes each year. Find out how and why. Read more.

The Complete Guide to Tax Season for College Students

March 14, 2019

As a college student, you’ve got enough on your plate. Learn everything you need to survive tax season during your university days. Read more.

Bola Sokunbi on Overcoming Discrimination and Building Wealth

March 14, 2019

Bola Sokunbi is a woman on a mission - to help other women ditch debt and build wealth. In this Q&A, Bola shares insights on how to do just that. Read more.