Personal Finance Blog

Are You Ready To Buy A House?

November 27, 2018

Homeownership can come with its benefits, but there are a few things to consider to ensure you’re ready to make the investment. Read more.

How Foreclosure Affects Your Credit

November 26, 2018

Foreclosure can have a significant, though not permanent, affect on your credit score. If you're struggling to keep up your mortgage payments, see other options before letting it get to foreclosure. Read more.

Self Lender Raises $10 Million In Series B Funding, Led By Altos Ventures

November 15, 2018

Self Lender raises $10 million in series B funding, led by Altos Ventures. The money will be invested in growing the team, and expanding product and marketing capacity with the goal of helping more consumers establish or improve their credit. Read more.

Complete Guide to Money Management for College Students

November 14, 2018

Managing your money while in college can be a challenge. Use these tips to learn to practice smart financial habits. Read more.

12 Tips for Teaching Kids About Money

November 9, 2018

When it comes to financial best practices, it’s never too early to start teaching kids about money. Here are 12 tips to make it easy and some printable money lessons for hands-on learning. Read more.

Top 5 Credit Mistakes Veterans Make And How To Avoid Them

November 5, 2018

With the amount of change experienced during active duty, Veterans are at higher risk of making credit mistakes that can be avoided or fixed. Here are the top 5 mistakes and Veterans should do about them. Read more.

How To Establish Credit Without A Credit Card

November 1, 2018

Establishing credit without using a credit card is unconventional, but not impossible. Here are some suggestions you can use. Read more.

Millennials Reluctant To Talk Finances Too Soon In A Relationship

October 31, 2018

Most millennials and Gen Z respondents to our survey agreed that talking about personal finance is very important for the long-term success of a relationship. But a significant share of people haven't had such conversations with their partners and some topics will wait until after marriage. Read more.