Personal Finance Blog

Cities Where You Need To Work The Most Hours To Pay Rent

June 1, 2020

The cost of renting an apartment varies by city, but whether you can afford it also depends on your income. In some cities, you'll need to work longer than others to be able to afford the same size apartment. This research lets you compare U.S. cities. Read more.

When Should You Get Credit Counseling? The Complete Guide

May 26, 2020

If you're struggling financially or want to be proactive about your money, it's time to think about credit counseling, starting with this guide... Read more.

7 Ways to Save Money on Utilities (and Exactly How Much These Small Changes Could Save You)

May 19, 2020

Learn 7 ways you can save money on utilities (and how much you can save putting them into practice). Read more.

Austin Fintech Veteran Joins Self as CFO

May 18, 2020

Local fintech veteran Adam Chibib joins Self to help drive the company to the next level. Read more.

How to Use Secured Credit Cards to Build Credit

May 15, 2020

Secured credit cards can be a good option for establishing or rebuilding credit. Learn how they work and whether they're right for you. Read more.

What to Do if You’re Denied a Secured Credit Card

May 5, 2020

If you're denied a secured card, you still have options to build credit. Here's what to know. Read more.

17 Money Affirmations to Attract Financial Abundance to Your Life

May 5, 2020

Sometimes you have to jolt yourself out of a poverty mindset to build financial health. Here are some wealth affirmations to help you do just that. Read more.

Cities With The Most Adults Living Alone

May 4, 2020

Living alone can be tough from both a health and financial perspective, especially during a pandemic. This research shows the top U.S. cities by percentage of adults who live alone. Read more.