Financial Cents: Posts About Credit

Bad Credit Helper: How To Shop For a Credit Counselor
Bad Credit Helper: Do You Need Credit Counseling?

If your debt load has left you swimming in high interest rates and bad credit, then credit counseling might be a way out. Three industry experts explain the basics of exactly how the process works.

Posted on: May 19, 2017

How to Keep Your Bad Credit From Getting Worse

As Isaac Newton once said, “Credit in motion will stay in motion.” Or something like that. The point is, it can be really difficult to turn your credit around once it starts trending the wrong way. It takes real dedication and effort to turn your credit score around.

Posted on: May 18, 2017

Can Bad Credit Keep You From Getting That Apartment?

Bad credit can make a lot of things in life harder, including getting that sweet new apartment. When it comes to applying and paying for a new apartment, how can you make the best of a bad credit situation?

Posted on: May 18, 2017

bad credit versus no credit
Are “Bad Credit” and “No Credit” the Same Thing?

If you think that having bad credit and having no credit are the same thing, well guess again. These are different problems that require different kinds of solutions.

Posted on: May 11, 2017

How Does Checking Your Credit Affect Your Score?
How Does Checking Your Credit Affect Your Score?

You want to know what your own credit score, but you've heard that checking your score can actually hurt it. What's up with that? OppLoans breaks it down for you here!

Posted on: May 04, 2017

15 Tips for Improving Bad Credit

Improving bad credit can be as easy as 1, 2, 3 (through 15). Follow these easy steps and watch your credit score rise and your financial life improve. You can do it!

Posted on: March 29, 2017

Credit Tier Breakdown, Part 4: Bad Credit

You don't need to be trapped in bad credit forever. If you need help understanding (and improving) your bad credit, check out OppLoans' expert info and advice here!

Posted on: March 29, 2017

Credit Tier Breakdown, Part 3: Fair Credit

If you've missed some credit card payments here and there, you may find yourself with "fair credit." That's a score between 630 and 679 (the national average is 687 by the way). So how will fair credit impact your life? And how can you improve it? Learn the details here.

Posted on: March 09, 2017

Credit Tier Breakdown, Part 2: Good Credit

Great credit would be... well, great. But most of us aren't there. Here are the details on the next credit tier down: good credit. If you have good credit, here's what it will mean (or what it will take to get you there).

Posted on: March 03, 2017

Credit Tier Breakdown, Part 1: Great Credit

Everybody wants great credit. But what does that mean and how will it actually impact your life? OppLoans breaks down the details and benefits of having great credit.

Posted on: February 24, 2017