Personal Finance Blog

How to Prepare Your Finances to Join the Military

October 24, 2019

Joining the military is a major life decision that requires mental, physical and financial preparation. Here's what you need to know to get your finances ready to enlist. Read more.

New Tracker Tool Helps Card Users Build Credit Wisely

October 24, 2019

We just released a new feature for Self Visa® Credit Card users to help keep you on track towards building credit. Get the details here. Read more.

Secured Cards: The Credit-Building Credit Card

October 22, 2019

Secured credit cards can be a good option for establishing or rebuilding credit. Learn how they work and whether they're right for you. Read more.

The Difference Between Hard and Soft Credit Inquiries

October 21, 2019

The main difference between hard and soft inquiries is how they impact your credit score. Learn the difference between these and what to watch out for. Read more.

How to Reduce Credit Score Damage if You’re a Victim of Identity Theft

October 17, 2019

Get tools and ideas to reduce damage to your credit score if you're a victim of identity theft here. Read more.

Activate Your Self Visa® Credit Card

October 17, 2019

Looking to activate your Self Visa® Credit Card? Check here. Read more.

5 Things to Know About the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA)

October 15, 2019

Joining the military? Here are 5 things you need to know about the SCRA to make sure your finances are in order too. Read more.

Starting a Business as an Immigrant to the U.S.

October 10, 2019

Entrepreneurs always face challenges, but starting a business as a new immigrant can be even tougher. Here's what you need to know to get started. Read more.