Financial Cents: Posts About Personal Finance

How to Throw a Fun and Affordable Birthday Party for Your Child!

You'd give up anything for your kids, but you also have bills to pay. Here's how you can throw them an awesome party without breaking the bank.

Posted on: June 02, 2017


Meet Our Latest OppU Achiever!

We’re thrilled to announce the latest recipient of the OppU Achievers Scholarship, Laura Brasseaux! Laura attends South Louisiana Community College and is studying to become a clinical lab technician. When she graduates in 2019, she’ll be the first in her family to receive an advanced degree. Congrats on being the latest OppU Achievers Scholar, Laura!

Posted on: May 31, 2017


Tips to Help Your Kid Get a Summer Job

A summer job can mean more than a paycheck. It can also teach a child responsibility and independence. Here are the expert tips that can help your child land some fun and productive employment this summer!

Posted on: May 25, 2017


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The Annual OppLoans Memorial Day Sale Round-Up!

For many people, Memorial Day is synonymous with sales. And these deals make it clear why. OppLoans helps you get in on the summer savings fun!

Posted on: May 22, 2017


What Does “Pay Yourself First” Mean?

Getting your paycheck feels great. Watching your paycheck disappear into rent, utilities, and debt payments? Not so much. Make sure you're not forgetting to pay the most important party on your list: Yourself!

Posted on: May 16, 2017


How You Can Get Cheaper Pet Care Without Cheaping Out

You love your pet. And if money was no issue, they'd have a huge yard, unlimited toys, and a professional back scratcher to follow them around all day. But unfortunately, we live in the real world. So when it comes to your fur babies, how far can you stretch the dollars you do have?

Posted on: May 15, 2017


Avoiding Payday Loans: How to Deal With a Bounced Paycheck

When a bounced paycheck leaves you scrambling, a payday loan can seem like a pretty good solution, right? Think again. Follow these tips and savings strategies to make sure you can handle your bounced paycheck without a dangerous payday loan.

Posted on: May 12, 2017


How Not to Get Ripped off by Your Mechanic

Car repairs are expensive even when your mechanic is honest. Here's how to make sure their honest so you don't spend even more.

Posted on: May 10, 2017


Tips to Make Your Electronics Last Longer

Do you really want to save money? Getting the most out of your electronics is a great way to do it!

Posted on: May 09, 2017


OppLoans Follow Friday

How can you tell which financial Twitter accounts are the real deal? By reading this OppLoans Follow Friday post, of course!

Posted on: May 05, 2017