Personal Finance Blog

payday-loan-vs-personal-loanPayday Loans vs. Personal Loans: The Key Differences
November 21, 2022
This article breaks down what a payday loan is, what a personal loan is, the key differences between them and the advantages and disadvantages of both. Read more.
What Is an Outstanding Judgment and How Does It Work Header - 01What Is an Outstanding Judgment and How Does It Work?
November 20, 2022
Outstanding judgments are existing debts that haven't been paid when a creditor has filed a debt collection lawsuit against you. We explain how they affect you. Read more.
How Long Does Credit Repair Take Header - 01How Long Does Credit Repair Take?
November 16, 2022
If your credit needs a little work, you may wonder how long credit repair takes. Read on to learn about what to expect and how to see results on your own. Read more.
Current Balance vs. Available Balance Header - 01Current Balance vs. Available Balance: The Key Differences
November 16, 2022
To see how your current balance and available balance differ, this article covers their details so you can better navigate your finances and avoid an overdraft. Read more.
What Is A Credit Builder Loan & How Does It Work - headerWhat Is A Credit Builder Loan & How Does It Work?
November 13, 2022
A credit builder loan is designed to help people who have little or no credit history. You’re required to make fixed payments upfront before accessing the loan. Read more.
What Happens If You Get A Job While On Unemployment Insurance Header - 01What Happens If You Get A Job While On Unemployment Insurance?
November 13, 2022
If you have returned to work full-time, you are no longer eligible for unemployment benefits. We'll explain how to stop receiving these payments and what to do. Read more.
How to Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck 9 Tips & Tricks - HeaderHow to Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck: 9 Tips & Tricks
November 7, 2022
If you are one of many Americans who want to learn how to stop living paycheck to paycheck, try these nine tips to help improve your financial situation. Read more.
1-1Meet the 2022 Self Financial Scholarship Award Winners
November 7, 2022
Each year, Self holds a scholarship contest to help students accomplish their education goals. We’re proud to announce our three winners for 2022. Read more.