Financial Cents: Posts About Financial Advice

Staycation Nation: Spend Less for a Great Vacation at Home!

Too broke for Spring Break? Why not turn your casa into a cabana and enjoy a getaway without actually having to get away? OppLoans shows you how!

Posted on: March 30, 2017


Cold Snap: Low-Cost, Last Minute Winter Tips!

It's. Not. Over.
Winter is still here. And if you're feeling the chill today, check out these cheap, last-minute tips to keep you warm and safe during the (last?) snowpocalypse of the year!

Posted on: March 14, 2017


Good Personal Finance for the Long Term

Are you living paycheck to paycheck? Want to stop? One way to get ahead is to change your thinking from short to long term. We spoke with personal finance expert Tim Mauerer to show us why (and how!).

Posted on: March 11, 2017


Can Pet Insurance Save You Money?

Our furry friends have it easy. They don't have to worry about jobs, bills, or budgets. They have us to do it for them! Pet insurance might be one way to keep pet-related costs down, but is it really worth it?

Posted on: March 11, 2017


5 Healthy Foods That Are Also Good for Your Budget

That fast food dollar menu might seem like a cheap meal option but don't be fooled. You actually can eat healthy for less than you might think! These nutrition experts weigh in with their recommendations for the most cost-effecting, budget-friendly foods!

Posted on: March 07, 2017


How (and Why) to Calculate the APR for a Payday Loan

Sure, there are many numbers to know when you borrow money. There's the principal, the interest, the term and more. But what number is the most important? Which is the number, above all others, that you want to be certain you understand? That is the APR. OppLoans breaks it down for you here.

Posted on: February 09, 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


20 Affordable Valentine’s Day Gifts

Going out on Valentine's Day is expensive. And that's before you even get to the gift giving. Save yourself some financial heartache this Valentine's Day and go with a wallet-friendly gift for your loved one!

Posted on: February 01, 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


10 Ways to Save Money This Valentine’s Day

We know you can do better than dinner and a movie. This Valentine's Day, why not spend less money and have more fun? We've pulled together some wild and out-there ideas to enjoy the upcoming romantic holiday a little bit differently (and for a little less cash) this year. Enjoy!

Posted on: January 27, 2017