Personal Finance Blog

Rebuilding Credit After Divorce

November 12, 2019

Divorce can do a number on your finances – and your credit. Learn how to help your credit recover. Read more.

What Happens to Your Credit When You Get Married?

November 7, 2019

Learn what happens (or doesn't happen) to your credit when you get married. Read more.

Self and SpringFour Partner to Help You Achieve Financial Wellness

November 6, 2019

We added a new partner to help you help your financial self. Learn more about our partnership with SpringFour in this message from our CEO. Read more.

32 Common but Important Credit Card Terms

November 5, 2019

Learn these 32 credit card terms so you know what you're signing up for before you sign. Read more.

What’s the Debt Avalanche Method for Paying Down Debt?

October 31, 2019

The first step to becoming debt-free is to figure out your payoff strategy. Here's one approach you might want to try. Read more.

How To Establish Credit with a Store Credit Card

October 29, 2019

You can use a retail store card to build credit, but here's what to watch out for if you do. Read more.

How to Use a Secured Credit Card With a Credit Builder Loan to Rebuild Credit

October 29, 2019

These 2 tools could help kick-start your credit, if you know how to use them and what to watch out for. Here's a breakdown that could help. 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.