Financial Cents: Posts About Debt

5 Questions to Ask Before Cosigning a Loan

We all want to help out where we can. But do your homework first.

Posted on: March 08, 2018


Does Medical Debt Really Go Away After Seven Years?

Like all urban myths, the "seven-year rule" does contain a small kernel of truth. But sorry, folks, it's just not that easy.

Posted on: February 22, 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


Understanding Debt Relief: An Interview With Michael Bovee of The Consumer Recovery Network

If you're drowning in the consumer debt that you're unable to pay off alone, then a debt relief plan might be your best option.

Posted on: December 07, 2017


Beware The Scary Debt Monsters!

As Halloween approaches, we here at the OppLoans Financial Sense Blog are want to warn you about some of the scariest monsters out there: the Debt Monsters!

Posted on: October 24, 2017


How to Handle an Unexpected Bill

Having an emergency fund is a great way to handle surprise expenses, but what if the bill’s a mistake?

Posted on: September 29, 2017


Can Consolidating Debt Help Your Credit Score?

Consolidating your loans and credit isn't some magical cure-all, it can definitely help both you manage your debt better--and even improve your score. Just make sure you're careful...

Posted on: September 15, 2017


How to Money, Episode Four: Debt to Income Ratio

Did you know that a debt to income ratio of 43 percent or below means you can get a Qualified Mortgage? What's that? You don't know what any of those words mean? Looks like you need our new episode of How to Money!

Posted on: August 30, 2017


How to Live Like a Lannister and Always Pay Your Debts

Just like winter, your credit card bill is coming... and your utility bills... and your phone bill... So how can you attack all of your debt like a sword-swinging Lannister? OppLoans shows you how!

Posted on: July 13, 2017


Bad debt vs. good debt
Bad Debt vs Good Debt: What’s the Difference?

When it comes to good debt versus bad debt, it really comes down to what kind of purchase that debt is being used to finance. So ask yourself, are you accruing debt that helps or hurts you?

Posted on: June 22, 2017