Financial Cents: Posts About Financial Experts

An OppLoans Interview with Riley Adams, CPA

Licensed CPA Riley Adams shares his thoughts on how most financial advice fails to address the needs of the millennial generation.

Posted on: April 05, 2019


Financial Basics: Saving

One of the first lessons of saving money is to make it a priority. Instead of saving what's left over from spending, spend what's left over after saving!

Posted on: April 03, 2019


Here’s Why Focus Groups Are an Ideal Side Hustle

Without committing to a new routine or schedule, focus groups offer the incentive of a side hustle without the time burden.

Posted on: March 22, 2019


Should You Buy or Lease a Car? Here Are the Pros and Cons

While it all comes down to what works best for you, leasing a car usually works better for occasional drivers—and comes with lower payments to boot!

Posted on: March 21, 2019


How Can an Average Joe (or Jane) Reduce Their Tax Burden?

It's easy for rich folks and large corporations to reduce their tax burdens, but regular folks can do it too!

Posted on: March 11, 2019


How to Separate Your “Wants” from Your “Needs”

Some needs and wants are easy to distinguish. But other times, you'll need to dive a little deeper to figure out what you can cut and what you really can't live without.

Posted on: March 07, 2019


Save More Money with These 40 Expert Tips

Whether you're using multiple savings accounts or a simple change jar, there are plenty of ways you can save more money and protect yourself from financial uncertainty.

Posted on: March 06, 2019


Building Savings or Paying off Debt: Which Should You Prioritize?

Building up savings and paying down high-interest consumer debt are both critical financial cornerstones, but which one you should you put first?

Posted on: February 28, 2019


How to Budget and Save Money When You’re Making Minimum Wage

Finding extra money to put aside isn't easy when you're working a minimum wage job, but that doesn't mean you can do it!

Posted on: February 27, 2019


Handy Tax Tips For Freelancers

Employees get taxes deducted from their paychecks, but freelancers have to handle all that for themselves—which can mean a nasty surprise come tax season.

Posted on: February 26, 2019