How to Save $500 in a Year

How to Save $500 in a Year Are you financially prepared for a $500 emergency? If your answer is “no,” you are not… Read More

April 2019 Update

It’s Our 4th Birthday! In April 2015, Exodus Lending launched our interest-free loan refinancing program and enrolled our first participant. Four years and over… Read More

Moorhead explores alternatives to payday lending

In June of 2018, our executive director, Sara Nelson-Pallmeyer, met with local elected officials and community members in Moorhead, Minnesota to discuss payday lending’s negative… Read More

Managing Car Expenses

For many, cars are expensive necessities –  that’s why it’s important to take time to assess your unique situation and prepare your budget for all… Read More

March 2019 Update

Here’s how you can help stop the debt trap. House File 1501, a bi-partisan bill introduced in the Minnesota House this year, would… Read More

Anne’s Story

When Anne’s* son lost his job, she wanted to give him a helping hand. Her income didn’t have much wiggle room, so she… Read More

Retirement

It is difficult to think long-term, especially for events as far away from retirement, when you are simply trying to stay on top of… Read More

February 2019 Update

Payday Lending Reform in Minnesota On Tuesday, February 26, state legislators will hold a hearing on payday lending legislation in Minnesota, including a push for a… Read More

January 2019 Update

Our Story: “Exodus Lending Strengthens Communities” We are honored to be a Mary’s Pence Grantee, and we love the video they’ve created highlighting… Read More

Budgeting

Why Should I Budget? To effectively manage your finances, you need a budget. That’s what every personal finance blog, class, video, and professional… Read More