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Gen Z vs Millennials on Money - What's The Difference?

September 12, 2019

We interviewed 5,000 people in the Millennial and Gen Z age groups to find out how their financial goals and worries about money are the same or different. Read more.

How Long Does it Take to Build Business Credit?

September 12, 2019

While business credit scores are based on similar underlying factors, including a strong history of on-time payments, they work a bit differently than personal credit scores. If you want to build business credit, follow these steps to get started. Read more.

What is a Cosigner?

September 10, 2019

Have bad credit or no credit and need a loan to buy something? Learn how using a cosigner could help. Read more.

7 Reasons You Might Need a Self Credit Builder Account

September 5, 2019

Is a Self Credit Builder Account right for you? Here's some info that can help you decide for yourself. Read more.

What is an Emergency Fund?

September 3, 2019

If you faced an emergency expense tomorrow, would you have the money to pay for it? Learn why and how to start your savings safety net. Read more.

7 Smart Ways to Use Business Credit Cards at a Startup

August 29, 2019

There are many smart ways to use business credit cards to extend cash flow and add value. Here are 7 of them. Read more.

Can Undocumented Immigrants Build Credit?

August 27, 2019

Without a Social Security Number, it can be difficult to get credit. But not impossible. Learn how to establish credit without an SSN. Read more.

Introducing Self.

August 24, 2019

Self Lender is changing its name to Self. Read this note from our CEO, James Garvey, explaining why. Read more.