What Are the Side Effects of Bad Credit?

A bad credit score can negatively affect your everyday life (and your personal financial outlook) in ways you probably wouldn't expect.

Posted on: October 15, 2018


10 Money Lessons From the Worst Contracts in NBA History

NBA owners and general managers give out terrible contracts all the time. And since they're unlikely to ever stop, we figured SOMEONE should learn from their financial mistakes.

Posted on: October 12, 2018


Spooktacular Tips for Throwing An Affordable Halloween Party

Sure, you could throw the most epic Halloween bash this town has ever seen! But if that means eating uncooked ramen for the next 3 months to cover the cost, maybe you should go thriftier.

Posted on: October 11, 2018


How to Save Money on Gas

Gas is already expensive, and it's unlikely to get any cheaper in the near future. Here are some tips and tricks to help you stretch your gas budget even further!

Posted on: October 10, 2018


The OppLoans Holiday Savings Sweepstakes

Let us know how you plan to financially prep for the holidays and you could win $100 on Facebook and Twitter!

Posted on: October 10, 2018


Are You Opening a Bank Account with Bad Credit? Here’s What You Need to Know

While a bad credit score won't prevent you from opening a checking account, similar poor money habits with previous bank accounts could pose a problem.

Posted on: October 09, 2018


Can Paying Off Your Student Loans Hurt Your Credit Score?

Sometimes, your credit score will react to certain financial behavior in unexpected ways. What happens when you pay off your students loans is a great example.

Posted on: October 08, 2018


How to Save Money When You’re Already on a Tight Budget

Saving money is hard. And finding ways to save when you're already operating on a tight budget is even harder. Here are some tips and strategies to help you out.

Posted on: October 05, 2018


Can You Take out a Home Equity Loan if You Have Bad Credit?

Even if you have a bad credit score, you stand a much better chance of getting approved for a home equity loan—but you'll put your home at risk.

Posted on: October 04, 2018


How Can You Tell if a Job Offer is a Scam?

Job offers that sound too good to be true or that require you to put money down up front are probably not legit.

Posted on: October 03, 2018