Deserve Blog

Tips and advice to help you build a good credit score and manage your finances.

image

6 Smart Finance Tips Everyone in Their 20s Should Know

While we’re in our twenties, nobody expects us to have all the answers (well, except maybe our parents). This is especially true when it comes to finances. Getting through school and starting a career can bring up questions…

Continue Reading
katt-yukawa-K0E6E0a0R3A-unsplash

Giving Back on a Budget

Happy Pride Month, folks! As the world opens up, you’re probably planning how to budget for that music festival (hello, Outside Lands), a pair of shorts (Everlane, anyone?), or just the increasing amount of “drinks!!” invites in your…

Continue Reading
mike-petrucci-c9FQyqIECds-unsplash

Shopping Local Makes a World of Difference

You’ve probably heard the phrase, “Shop local. Think global.” before, and with good reason. Local businesses may be small on their own, but together, they play a major role in powering our economy. Now more than ever, they…

Continue Reading
businesswoman looking excitedly over at a jar of coins and wads of cash in her office

Can Money Buy Happiness?

How much money does it actually take to be happy? We take a deep dive into the link between income and fulfillment.

Continue Reading
girl holding book covering face

How to Improve Your Participation Grade as an Introvert

Everything you need to know about speaking up and getting good grades, even if you are more introverted than extroverted.

Continue Reading
Happy male about to fly overseas

Questions About International Student Visas? We’ve Got Answers.

Everything you need to know about international student visas in this time of COVID, a new presidential administration, and continually changing immigration policies.

Continue Reading
Comfort Zone

The Man Behind The Mission: Kalpesh Kapadia

Before starting one of Silicon Valley’s most promising financial technology startups, Kalpesh Kapadia had trouble even getting a credit card. In 1995, Kapadia came to the US as a foreign exchange student from India. American banks weren’t thrilled…

Continue Reading
Diverse group hugging

The Best Thing We Can Do Is Begin

From the beginning, Deserve has operated on three core principles: financial access, advocacy and independence for all. Built on the foundation of providing equal credit opportunities for underserved communities, Deserve continues to put its mission into action and…

Continue Reading
Startup 3D Printing Business.

It’s Never Too Early To Build: How To Be An Entrepreneur In College

Aside from being ultra-successful businesses, what do Reddit, Snapchat, Dropbox, Microsoft, Facebook, WordPress and TIME Magazine have in common?  They were all started by college students.  Starting your own business is an incredible way to learn new skills,…

Continue Reading
close up on young asian man feeling shock after make payment by credit card but website e

Credit vs. Debit

No one can grow a money tree for you, but you already have the seeds to plant your own. The biggest secret of the ultrawealthy is that many of their fancy toys—cars, boats, houses—probably weren’t bought with their…

Continue Reading
1 2 3