Personal Finance Blog

Business man on a cell phone [Black Wealth] What Millennials Can Teach Us About Economics, Homeownership, & Sharing
March 11, 2021
Millennials are leading the charge when it comes to homeownership... Read more.
210205 Blog CrediReportvsScores@150Credit Report vs. Credit Score: What’s the Difference?
March 10, 2021
Credit reports and credit scores are often confused. Keep reading to learn more about the differences between a credit report vs credit score! Read more.
Young businessman in a suit. Best-Paying Cities for Recent College Grads
March 9, 2021
Here are the best-paying cities for recent college graduates. Read more.
Snapshot of the Self app on a mobile phoneHow Credit Reporting Works at Self
February 23, 2021
Confused about how credit reporting works at Self? Here's a detailed guide about credit reporting and your Self Credit Builder Account or Self Visa® Credit Card to clear things up! Read more.
Buy house with low income - hero imageHow to Buy a House with Low Income
February 16, 2021
How you can afford a home if you’re in a lower income bracket? There are a variety of ways prospective homebuyers with a modest gross monthly income — but good credit — can purchase a home. There are even ways to buy a home with no credit at all. Read more.
man holding credit card and mobile phone with the self logo in foreground. What to Know About Self’s Unsecured Credit Limit Increase
February 9, 2021
Here's the lowdown on Self's unsecured credit limit increase, including who can get it, and how it could help you build credit. Read more.
business woman at a laptopCities Where Women Outearn Their Husbands
February 4, 2021
While still the minority among married-couple households, here are the cities where the most women are outearning their husbands. Read more.
Self, Low-income internet headerLow-Income Internet Access and Assistance
February 2, 2021
If internet access isn't in your budget, there are government or nonprofit programs that can help you get connected at discounted rates. Read more.