Personal Finance Blog

The Self Visa® Credit Card

October 1, 2019

Self is introducing a new take on the secured credit card. Once you're eligible, it's your choice whether to say yes and get the credit card. No additional deposit up front and no credit check! Read more.

How to Read a Business Credit Report

September 26, 2019

As you build your business credit, it’s important to understand how the system works, how to build credit with the major credit bureaus, how to read a business credit report and how it affects your financing options. Here's what you need to know. Read more.

3 Fintech Apps to Help You Pay Bills on Time

September 24, 2019

Need help paying your bills on time? Here are 3 tools that could help keep you on track. Read more.

How to Prioritize Debt Payments

September 19, 2019

If you're drowning in debt or struggling to pay what you owe, here are some ways to decide which debts to focus on first. Read more.

What’s Payment History and How Does it Impact Your Credit?

September 17, 2019

Payment history is a big factor when it comes to your credit score. Learn how to make your payment history work in your favor. 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.

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.

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.