Cheap Basic Cell Phone Plans on Every Network

Blog-DLC Cellular phone bills remain an area where many people can trim their budgets. If you haven’t shopped around lately, there are many new options available. All the major networks sell wholesale minutes to MVNOs (Mobile Network Virtual Operators), which they in turn sell at a significant discount to individuals. I would also observe that smartphone improvements are slowing, such that…

Repossession: What It Means For You

Blog-DLC “Repossession” is probably the scariest word in the financial lexicon this side of “bankruptcy.” Basically, if you bought something with a bank loan and they have a lien on it, and you stop making payments, the bank can take it back. That means your car or your house might not be your car or your house for much longer if…

8 Shopping Apps for the Best Deals

Blog-DLC Shoppers have a problem. We get too many coupons and discounts thrown our way. It’s hard to sort through them all so we can locate the ones we actually want to use. Luckily, a slew of new (and some old) apps are here to help us with this dilemma. They curate the coupon pages for us. They make it easier…

How to Talk About Salary on a Job Interview

Blog-DLC Talking salary with a hiring manager during your job search can feel awkward. It seems like there’s never a right time or place to broach the subject. “You don’t want to wait too long, but the last thing you want to do is bring it up too early and annoy the hiring manager,” says Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert,…

DLC Presents X 107.5 Holiday Havoc ’16

Blog-DLC Dollar Loan Center is proud to present X 107.5 Holiday Havoc ’16. Two nights of amazing music. Just check out the lineup: Holiday Havoc Night 1 Blink-182 According to Rolling Stone, some of Blink-182’s top songs: Mutt: Going Away to College: All The Small Things: Adam’s Song: Damnit: Jimmy Eat World, Pierce the Veil, Weathers, and The Hunna will also…

6 Ways to Stick to a Holiday Budget

Blog-DLC From presents to parties to poinsettia, researchers at Magnify Money, a personal finance website, found that Americans with debt sank an additional $986 in credit card debt over the holidays last year. This holiday season consumers seemed poised for yet another shopping spree. The National Retail Federation estimates retail sales in November and December will jump 3.6% to $656 billion.…

6 Tips for Finding the Right Credit Card

Blog-DLC Credit cards are convenient enemies. Almost everyone has a bad story about late fees, unauthorized charges, or overspending. Not surprisingly, many pundits (and parents) have a knee-jerk reaction to credit cards: “Using credit cards is the worst financial decision you can make,” they shout. “Cut them all up!” What an easy battle cry for people who want simple solutions and…

Save Money With This Shopping Hack

Blog-DLC If you’re not using Honey, you’re basically throwing money away. This genius Chrome extension scans the Internet for any available coupons and automatically applies the best one to your cart at checkout. Honey does all of the work in a couple of seconds, and it’s free. My only question is: why didn’t anyone think of this before? Originally, Honey was…