Personal Finance Blog

How Credit Card Companies can Garnish Wages (and What to do About it)

March 26, 2020

Not only do delinquent credit card payments negatively impact your credit score, they could impact your paycheck. Here's how. Read more.

How Does Student Loan Forbearance Affect Credit Scores?

March 26, 2020

College students are graduating with more student loan debt than ever. While forbearance might offer some relief, make sure you understand the impact it could have on your finances. Read more.

Research: Rates of Uninsured Americans by City

March 25, 2020

Your finances, health insurance and health are linked. This research, prompted by the spread of COVID-19, looks at insurance rates by city in the U.S. Read more.

Is Taking Out a Personal Loan a Good Idea? Pros, Cons and Everything in Between…

March 24, 2020

It's a complicated subject, so we broke it down for you. Here's what you need to know about personal loans. Read more.

How to Negotiate the Best Car Price for You in Just 11 Steps

March 19, 2020

Before buying your next car, read this to learn how to get the best deal. Read more.

7 Top Free (or Low-Cost) Apps to Help You Save Money

March 17, 2020

Whether you want to create a budget or build better spending habits, there's an app for you. Here are 7 top picks... Read more.

Working Women Share How To Improve Workplaces in the U.S.

March 16, 2020

See the results of a survey of 2,000 working women in America conducted by OnePoll on behalf of Self during Women's History Month. Read more.

What Happens to Your Debt After Divorce?

March 12, 2020

Going through a divorce can be stressful, and dividing debt doesn't make the process easier. Here's what you need to know about debt and divorce, and how it can change depending where you live. Read more.