Personal Finance Blog

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.

How to Build Credit

February 1, 2018

Whether you're starting from scratch or rebuilding your credit, there are several ways to establish or improve your credit. See our simple, but comprehensive guide. Read more.

How to turn your resolutions into healthy habits that will stick

January 12, 2018

Nearly half of Americans said they didn't stick to their holiday budget this year. Here's how to get back on track with some simple time-tested practices. Read more.

How we grew 8x in 2017

January 4, 2018

self lender — how we grew 8x growth in 2017 by helping people build credit and save money. Read more.

Why January is the best time of the year to buy a new car

January 3, 2018

January presents a buyer's market for automobiles. Known as a slow month for retail, January offers great deals on big-ticket items like cars, and savvy consumers can save even more through timing and negotiation. Read more.