How Bankruptcy Leads to Bad Credit

Bankruptcy can cause your score to drop by over 200 points. Of course, the kind of financial troubles that lead to bankruptcy can also lower your score. Learn what to avoid here or, if it's too late for that, learn how to recover!

Posted on: May 25, 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


The OppLoans #MoneyWise Sweepstakes!

What was the best piece of money advice you ever got from Mom or Dad? Let us know and it could pay off (again!). Enter the OppLoans #MoneyWise Sweepstakes today for your shot at $100.

Posted on: May 24, 2017


Don’t Let a Phishing Scam Lead to Bad Credit!

Real hacking isn’t anything like the movies. Just clicking a link in an email could lead to your identity being stolen and your credit ruined! Read what these experts have to say about how to identify and avoid email phishing scams.

Posted on: May 23, 2017


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


Bad Credit Helper: Do You Need Credit Counseling?

If your debt load has left you swimming in high interest rates and bad credit, then credit counseling might be a way out. Three industry experts explain the basics of exactly how the process works.

Posted on: May 19, 2017


How to Keep Your Bad Credit From Getting Worse

As Isaac Newton once said, “Credit in motion will stay in motion.” Or something like that. The point is, it can be really difficult to turn your credit around once it starts trending the wrong way. It takes real dedication and effort to turn your credit score around.

Posted on: May 18, 2017


Can Bad Credit Keep You From Getting That Apartment?

Bad credit can make a lot of things in life harder, including getting that sweet new apartment. When it comes to applying and paying for a new apartment, how can you make the best of a bad credit situation?

Posted on: May 18, 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