Financial Cents: Posts About Budgeting

Side Hustling Your Way to Zero Debt with Eric Rosenberg from Personal Profitability

Everyone needs a day job, but what happens when your paycheck isn't enough to cover your bills and pay down your debt? A side hustle can be a great way to get the extra income you need to eliminate your outstanding debts. We spoke with Eric Rosenberg of Personal Profitability for his tips on side hustling your way to zero debt!

Posted on: January 05, 2017


How to BEAST the After-Christmas Sales

You did it! You survived the Christmas shopping, cooking, celebrating, and gift giving. But there's one last step between now and the new year: Taking advantage of post-holiday sales! Check out the OppLoans guide to getting what you need (and some of what you want) at the deepest discounts available all year!

Posted on: December 27, 2016


Cheapskate, Episode 1: Chriskindlmarket

"Cheapskate!" the new web series from OppLoans aims to find out just how far you can get with only ten bucks! In this episode, we go to the Chicago Christmas market!

Posted on: December 23, 2016


How to Win at Office Secret Santa

Is your office participating in Secret Santa this year? If you have to do it, you may as well do it right. Here are our favorite tips and tricks to make you the star of Secret Santa this year!

Posted on: December 22, 2016


7 Holiday Gifts to Teach Kids About Money

It might seem strange, but the holidays are the perfect time to start teaching kids about financial responsibility. Here are seven fun gifts you can give to get them started today!

Posted on: December 16, 2016


Geek for Cheap: Get Your Star Wars On Under Budget!

A long, long time ago, in a galaxy a lot like this one... it used to be affordable to be a Star Wars geek. But today those movie tickets, t-shirts and toys cost serious money! So how can you show your Star Wars love and protect your paycheck? Use the Force (and these great money hacks)!

Posted on: December 15, 2016


Become Financially Literate Now with Bill Pratt of The Money Professors!

If you think becoming financially literate is too big a task, too daunting or too difficult, don't worry! You can get your financial life in order and it may be easier than you think. Personal finance expert Bill Pratt of The Money Professors breaks it down for us in this OppLoans expert interview.

Posted on: December 08, 2016


Good Money Habits for Single Parents with the creator of “Distilled Dollar”: Part II

Whether you're a single parent or not, everyone could use a little help budgeting and organizing your finances. The Distilled Dollar breaks down the apps and habits that can help you get it done in part two of our interview!

Posted on: December 01, 2016


Good Money Habits for Single Parents with the creator of the “Distilled Dollar”: Part I

Handling money and developing the right financial habits can be hard enough to do for yourself. But what if you're a single parent? We spoke with the financial blogger at The Distilled Dollar for his tips and insights that can be put into practice today!

Posted on: November 29, 2016


Millennial Money Management: Part II

At OppLoans, we're talking to Stefan Sharpe, the brain behind The Millenial Budget, about the financial reality for millennials today. Check out his take on how recent grads can deal with overwhelming debt and the steps they can take today to set themselves up for financial success tomorrow!

Posted on: November 11, 2016