Financial Cents: Posts About Credit Cards

10 Tips for Winning at Black Friday

Today's the day! Depending on your point of view, it's either time to sit down with family to enjoy some great food and company... or it's time to get pumped for some big-time savings at the Black Friday sales. Whether you're a professional bargain hunter, or just thinking of getting in on the action for the first time, here are some (surprising) tips to stretch your dollar further this Black Friday!

Posted on: November 24, 2016


PRO TIPS: Answers From Real Personal Finance Experts

We've reached out to real life financial professionals to find out their most commonly received questions (and deliver you the answers)!

Posted on: October 31, 2016


4 Reasons to Avoid Cash Advances

Cash advance. The name sure makes it sound like a good thing. But the reality is MUCH different. Check out these four reasons to avoid dangerous and costly cash advances.

Posted on: October 11, 2016


A Crash Course in Credit Card Cash Advances (3 of 3): Better Alternatives

There are options far more affordable than cash advances—options that won’t leave you in worse financial shape than you were before. Here are OppLoans’ recommended alternatives to credit card cash advances.

Posted on: June 14, 2016


A Crash Course in Credit Card Cash Advances (2 of 3): Know the Dangers

“Fast cash” products like credit card cash advances are loaded with vague fees and confusing changes in interest rates. What does it all actually mean? OppLoans breaks down the dangers to keep you and your money safe.

Posted on: June 10, 2016


A Crash Course in Credit Card Cash Advances (1 of 3): The Basics

Tough times happen. When money gets tight, some people will turn to credit card cash advances to get by, but the dangers often far outweigh the benefits. Here’s everything you need to know about credit card cash advances.

Posted on: June 09, 2016


Heavyweight Loan Showdown (3 of 3): Credit Card Cash Advances VS. Pawn Shop Loans

And we’re back again for the final Heavyweight Loan Showdown! Tonight, Credit Card Cash Advances returns for a championship face-off against predatory Pawn Shop Loans. Expensive, unfair, and painful, these contenders look evenly matched for the title of Most Dangerous Loan.

Posted on: May 31, 2016


Heavyweight Loan Showdown (2 of 3): Credit Card Cash Advances VS. Employer Cash Advances

Welcome back for another heavyweight loan showdown! Tonight we have Employer Cash Advances going toe-to-toe with Credit Card Cash Advances. Which of these two loan types is more dangerous for consumers? Let’s step into the ring and find out.

Posted on: May 27, 2016


Heavyweight Loan Showdown (1 of 3) : Credit Card Cash Advances VS. Payday Cash Advances

If you need fast cash, you have options. While some are safe, most are dangerous and predatory. In the world of heavyweight lenders, who’s the baddest of the bad?

Posted on: May 26, 2016