Financial Cents: Posts About Credit Scores

Grading Your Credit Score

If your credit score was a letter grade, would you be at the head of the class? Learn the details about credit scores (like how to improve yours) here!

Posted on: February 15, 2017


6 No Credit Check Loan Red Flags

The combination of a financial emergency and less-than-perfect credit can make anyone feel hopeless. If that describes you, you may be considering a "no credit check loan." But which loans are safe? And which are just debt traps in disguise? Our experts break it down for you here!

Posted on: February 03, 2017


6 Common Credit Myths Debunked!

Sure, credit can seem complex. But once you separate the myths from the facts, you might be surprised how manageable it all really is. Rod Griffin, the Director of Public Education for Experian, breaks it all down for you!

Posted on: January 27, 2017


Let’s Get “Creducated”!

Do you know your credit score? More importantly, do you know how to improve it? We spoke with Rod Griffin, the Director of Public Education for Experian, for a review of the basics of credit to help you live a better, more informed financial life now!

Posted on: January 20, 2017


Is Checking your Credit Score Bad?

There are two types of credit checks: hard and soft. But what's the difference and how does it impact your wallet? Learn the truth (and the benefits) here.

Posted on: November 18, 2016


What Does a “No Credit Check” Loan Really Mean?

If you have bad credit, getting a safe, responsible loan can feel impossible. After all, any legit lender is going to run a credit check. And once they see your score, they'll just turn you down flat, right? Wrong. Learn the details about no credit check loans here.

Posted on: November 17, 2016


5 Must-Know’s Before Applying for a “No Credit Check” Loan

If you need a loan, but your credit score has you nervous, you're probably looking for a "no credit check loan." Here are the 5 must-know's before applying for a "No Credit Check Loan".

Posted on: November 11, 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


3 Ways an Installment Loan Can Help Your Credit Score

If you've made credit mistakes in your past, they don't have to stay with you forever. With time, hard work and smart financial decisions, you can erase bad credit history and improve your credit score today. Here are the details on one action you can take now to improve your FICO score for tomorrow!

Posted on: October 05, 2016


OppLoans Word of the Week: Credit Score

Think of your credit score like a grade. And this grade follows you around wherever you go. It follows you to the bank when you're applying for a loan, it follows you to that new apartment you're hoping to rent, it even follows you when you're interviewing for a job! This grade might just be the most important grade you'll ever get.

Posted on: September 26, 2016