Financial Cents: Posts About Personal Finance

Get Your Side Hustle On in 2017!

Well, it's 2017! This New Year, did you resolve to have more fun or make more money? With a side hustle, you can easily do both! Nick Loper, founder of Side Hustle Nation, breaks down side hustling so you can start generating that extra cash now!

Posted on: January 04, 2017


How to BEAST the After-Christmas Sales

You did it! You survived the Christmas shopping, cooking, celebrating, and gift giving. But there's one last step between now and the new year: Taking advantage of post-holiday sales! Check out the OppLoans guide to getting what you need (and some of what you want) at the deepest discounts available all year!

Posted on: December 27, 2016


Cheapskate, Episode 1: Chriskindlmarket

"Cheapskate!" the new web series from OppLoans aims to find out just how far you can get with only ten bucks! In this episode, we go to the Chicago Christmas market!

Posted on: December 23, 2016


9 Tips for Last-Minute Christmas Shopping

Christmas is RIGHT around the corner. Have you gotten all your shopping done? Neither have we. But don't worry! Check out these 9 last-minute shopping tips and save your holiday!

Posted on: December 22, 2016


How to Win at Office Secret Santa

Is your office participating in Secret Santa this year? If you have to do it, you may as well do it right. Here are our favorite tips and tricks to make you the star of Secret Santa this year!

Posted on: December 22, 2016


7 Holiday Gifts to Teach Kids About Money

It might seem strange, but the holidays are the perfect time to start teaching kids about financial responsibility. Here are seven fun gifts you can give to get them started today!

Posted on: December 16, 2016


Geek for Cheap: Get Your Star Wars On Under Budget!

A long, long time ago, in a galaxy a lot like this one... it used to be affordable to be a Star Wars geek. But today those movie tickets, t-shirts and toys cost serious money! So how can you show your Star Wars love and protect your paycheck? Use the Force (and these great money hacks)!

Posted on: December 15, 2016


The Blockbuster Costs of Real Star Wars Death Stars, Spaceships and More!

Excited for the new Star Wars movie Rogue One this weekend? Us too! As money (and Star Wars) nerds, we wanted to take this opportunity to find the real world cost of some of our favorite Star Wars spaceships and more. Check out these astronomical prices!

Posted on: December 14, 2016


Become Financially Literate Now with Bill Pratt of The Money Professors!

If you think becoming financially literate is too big a task, too daunting or too difficult, don't worry! You can get your financial life in order and it may be easier than you think. Personal finance expert Bill Pratt of The Money Professors breaks it down for us in this OppLoans expert interview.

Posted on: December 08, 2016


Good Money Habits for Single Parents with the creator of “Distilled Dollar”: Part II

Whether you're a single parent or not, everyone could use a little help budgeting and organizing your finances. The Distilled Dollar breaks down the apps and habits that can help you get it done in part two of our interview!

Posted on: December 01, 2016