Financial Cents: Posts About Personal Finance

OppLoans Q&A with Paul Vasey of CashCrunch Games: Part 3

"Pay yourself first." Sounds great! Now what does it mean and how can I do it? Find out in Part 3 of our interview with Paul Vasey from CashCrunch Games!

Posted on: October 19, 2016


OppLoans Q&A with Paul Vasey of CashCrunch Games: Part 2

"If you save first and spend later, you are not spending your paycheck, and you will always have something to put into your Emergency Fund." In our effort to bring you the best financial insight and advice, here's part 2 of our Q&A with CashCrunch Games founder Paul Vasey!

Posted on: October 18, 2016


OppLoans Q&A with Paul Vasey of CashCrunch Games: Part 1

"You can only spend a dollar once." Too true. Check out our interview with CaschCrunch Games founder Paul Vasey for great financial insight and advice!

Posted on: October 18, 2016


6 Personal Finance Twitter Accounts You Should Follow Today!

Last week, we shared 12 personal finance accounts that you should definitely start following. But wouldn't you know it? There are so many more out there! So here are more of the smartest, funniest, or most sensible financial Twitter personalities to fill your feed!

Posted on: October 14, 2016


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


12 Personal Finance Twitter Accounts You Should Follow Today

Looking for the best personal finance commentary out there? Check out some of our favorite financial Twitter personalities and resources. Here are 12 you should follow today!

Posted on: October 07, 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


3 Ways an Installment Loan Can Help Your Credit Score

If you've made credit mistakes in your past, they don't have to stay with you forever. With time, hard work and smart financial decisions, you can erase bad credit history and improve your credit score today. Here are the details on one action you can take now to improve your FICO score for tomorrow!

Posted on: October 05, 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


OppLoans Word of the Week: Credit Score

Think of your credit score like a grade. And this grade follows you around wherever you go. It follows you to the bank when you're applying for a loan, it follows you to that new apartment you're hoping to rent, it even follows you when you're interviewing for a job! This grade might just be the most important grade you'll ever get.

Posted on: September 26, 2016