What’s the Average APR for a Cash Advance?

The APRs for credit card cash advances are high, but the APRs for payday cash advance loans are so much higher.

Posted on: June 15, 2018


Yes, You Might Need a Credit Check to Rent a Car

Car rental companies see debit cards as a red flag and will likely check your credit before they rent to you.

Posted on: June 14, 2018


Is Debt Forgiveness a Possibility? It Depends.

Even if you can get your debt forgiven, it might come with a huge tax bill and further damage to your credit score.

Posted on: June 13, 2018


Summer Jobs: Teens and Young Adults are Working (and Saving!) More Than You Think

Young people get a bad rap for being lazy, but a new OppLoans survey shows that's not the case at all. 

Posted on: June 12, 2018


The 12 Worst Financial Scandals In History

From the "OG" Ponzi himself through "Count Victor Lustig" (we're pretty sure he was a vampire too) and all-time favorite Bernie Madoff, these are the 12 biggest financial scandals of all time!

Posted on: June 11, 2018


Will a Cash Advance Show up on Your Credit Report?

While a cash advance won't necessarily show up on your credit report, there are still ways that taking one out could hurt your credit score.

Posted on: June 11, 2018


Can You Get a Cash Advance With No Job?

The answer to this question entirely depends on what type of cash advance you're talking about.

Posted on: June 08, 2018


Should You Drop Your Bank For A Credit Union?

While qualifying for a credit union might be a little more difficult, these non-profits have several advantages over traditional banks, especially for folks with bad credit.

Posted on: June 07, 2018


How Long Do Black Marks Stay On Your Credit Report?

If you make a mistake, it's going to haunt your credit score for a long time. And unless that black mark was placed there in error, you'll just have to wait it out.

Posted on: June 06, 2018


The OppLoans #FathersDay Giveaway

Head on over to Facebook and Twitter and pass along the best money lesson your dad ever taught you for a chance to win $100!

Posted on: June 06, 2018