Financial Cents: Posts About Budgeting

How Much Money Do You Actually Need to Buy a House?

It might be less than you’d think!

Posted on: April 30, 2018


25 Little-Known Presidential Money Facts

Turns out that a number of famous U.S. Presidents weren't so great at managing their personal finances.

Posted on: February 19, 2018


From Budget to Baller: 6 Tips to Grow Your Money

Before you can start contributing to a 401k, you need to get your short-term finances together. That means making a budget and building an emergency fund.

Posted on: December 29, 2017


20 Tips for an Amazing Thanksgiving on a Budget

Want a Thanksgiving feast that won't gobble gobble gobble up your emergency savings? We're here to save the day, pilgrim!

Posted on: November 02, 2017


Style on a Budget: Get Trendy Clothes Without a Payday Loan

They say you should dress for the job you want, but unless the job you’re looking for is “professional schlub” you won’t be able to get by with cheap sweatpants and t-shirts.

Posted on: August 03, 2017


Try Out These 5 Great Budget Apps

Have you heard the big news? We here at the OppLoans Financial Sense Blog recently released an app directory to help you find the financial tools that will be a perfect match for your specific needs.

Posted on: July 26, 2017


How to Throw a Cheap Pool Party (That’s Still Awesome)!

It's hot outside, so take some time to cool off. These cheap pool party ideas will set you up for fun in the sun!

Posted on: July 05, 2017


Staycation Nation: Spend Less for a Great Vacation at Home!

Too broke for Spring Break? Why not turn your casa into a cabana and enjoy a getaway without actually having to get away? OppLoans shows you how!

Posted on: March 30, 2017


20 Affordable Valentine’s Day Gifts

Going out on Valentine's Day is expensive. And that's before you even get to the gift giving. Save yourself some financial heartache this Valentine's Day and go with a wallet-friendly gift for your loved one!

Posted on: February 01, 2017


10 Ways to Save Money This Valentine’s Day

We know you can do better than dinner and a movie. This Valentine's Day, why not spend less money and have more fun? We've pulled together some wild and out-there ideas to enjoy the upcoming romantic holiday a little bit differently (and for a little less cash) this year. Enjoy!

Posted on: January 27, 2017