Personal Finance Blog

00 Food and beverage spending as a share of total spendingStates Where Residents Are Spending the Most on Food
August 29, 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic and its aftermath reshaped many aspects of life in the U.S., and how Americans eat and drink is no exception. Read more.
talking-to-debt-collectorHow To Deal With Debt Collectors
August 26, 2022
It’s important to know how to deal with debt collectors when they contact you, what your rights are, and what to do if you can’t pay your debt right away. Read more.
How To Build Credit Without a Credit Card Header - 01How To Build Credit Without a Credit Card
August 24, 2022
Building credit can take up to six months after an active account is opened. We'll explain the six ways to build credit without a credit card. Read more.
What Happens When You Stop Paying Credit Cards Header - 01What Happens When You Stop Paying Credit Cards?
August 22, 2022
When you stop making credit card payments, several things can happen. Late fees, interest accumulation, or your credit score can drop significantly. Read more.
What Is a Sinking Fund and How to Start One Header - 01What Is a Sinking Fund and How to Start One
August 22, 2022
Sinking funds are far more positive than they sound—and they allow for an easy way to budget in expected, high-cost items such as home and car repairs. Read more.
How to Add Bills to Your Credit ReportWhat is a Convenience Fee and How to Avoid It
August 18, 2022
Convenience fees on your credit card can pop up unexpectedly and add up over time — here’s how to avoid paying all types of convenience fees. Read more.
00 Cities Where Millennials Are Getting MarriedCities Where Millennials Are Getting Married
August 18, 2022
With a host of factors correlating to millennials’ marital status, marriage rates for the generation also vary by geography. Here are the metros with the highest millennial marriage rates. Read more.
How Old Do You Have to Be to Get A Debit Card Header - 01How Old Do You Have to Be to Get a Debit Card
August 16, 2022
In most banks, you may open a bank account and receive a debit card when you are 13 years old. As long as a legal guardian or parent signs as the joint owner. Read more.