Financial Cents: Posts About Finance Fridays

Finance Friday: If the Cubs Can Do It, So Can You!

As a Chicago-based company, we're riding pretty high this week. Not only did our Cubs beat the San Francisco Giants in a miraculous come-from-behind win to advance to the NLCS, but OppLoans was also ranked on Built In Chicago's Top 100 Digital Companies in Chicago! So no matter what your personal finance situation is, just take some inspiration from the Cubbies. If they can break the Curse of the Billy Goat, then you can definitely get your budget under control.

Posted on: October 14, 2016


Finance Friday: A good week for personal finance news? That’s debatable.

For personal finance junkies, this week was a big one. From the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Monthly Complaint Report, to the continuing controversy at Wells Fargo, to—oh yeah—a little talk here and there about our presidential candidates' finances, the one thing you can say about this week is that it was never, ever boring...

Posted on: October 07, 2016


Finance Friday: The Push for Financial Literacy!

Here are the personal finance, financial literacy, and budgeting/saving articles that might deserve your attention this week. Learn some new savings tips, or just stay up to date on current finance news. Happy (Finance) Friday everybody!

Posted on: September 30, 2016


Finance Fridays: Another Rough Week for Payday Loans

Payday loans continued to make headlines for all the wrong reasons this week. Between more cities and states enacting tougher regulations against payday loans, deceptive banking practices coming to light, and socially responsible lending innovators winning major awards (what?) this was a busy week. At OppLoans, we track these stories closely because nothing is more important to us than helping borrowers avoid these predatory lenders and their bad products.

Posted on: September 23, 2016


Finance Fridays: Change is in the Air

If you had an unproductive a really fun summer, now is the perfect time to roll up your sleeves and dive into some budgeting, bill-paying, and saving. We’ll help get the ball rolling with this week's most helpful (and most interesting) financial stories!

Posted on: September 16, 2016


Finance Friday: Football is Back!

With the return of football, we've huddled up the best personal finance news from around the web to help you save money this fall!

Posted on: September 09, 2016


Finance Friday: It’s Labor Day Weekend!

Here are this week's best personal finance stories as you head into a holiday weekend!

Posted on: September 02, 2016


Finance Friday: The End of Summer

There’s still time to check those final summer to-do’s off your list. So while you’re squeezing in one final pool day or finishing off that last beach read, take a second to review this week’s best money tips and personal finance stories. After all, next month’s pumpkin spice lattes aren’t going to pay for themselves!

Posted on: August 26, 2016