Student Loans: To Pay or Just to Save

Paying off your student loans is good, but you don't want to pay them off so aggressively that you don't build up a nest egg.

Posted on: April 05, 2019


An OppLoans Interview with Riley Adams, CPA

Licensed CPA Riley Adams shares his thoughts on how most financial advice fails to address the needs of the millennial generation.

Posted on: April 05, 2019


Need Money for Groceries? Here Are 5 Tips to Help You Out

If you're considering a short-term no credit check loan to help cover a grocery bill, make sure you check out all your other options first.

Posted on: April 04, 2019


Have You Heard About the Free Personal Finance Classes We’re Offering Through OppU?

Whether you're a student in need of financial education or a teacher looking for standards-aligned financial literacy curriculum, OppU is here to help.

Posted on: April 04, 2019


How Do Overdraft Fees Stack up to Bad Credit Loans?

Short-term bad credit loans like payday loans and cash advances have ridiculously high APRS—but overdraft fees can be even more expensive!

Posted on: April 03, 2019


Financial Basics: Saving

One of the first lessons of saving money is to make it a priority. Instead of saving what's left over from spending, spend what's left over after saving!

Posted on: April 03, 2019


So You’ve Maxed out Your Credit Cards … Now What?

First things first: don't panic! Next, consider using the debt snowball or the debt avalanche methods to dig yourself out of debt.

Posted on: April 02, 2019


National One Cent Day: The Long History (and Murky Future) of the U.S. Penny

Pennies pre-date the U.S., dating as far back as Anglo-Saxon Britain, but it's looking increasingly unlikely that they'll be around for much longer.

Posted on: April 01, 2019


5 Great Free Money Apps

If you’re using apps all day every day anyway, why not make some money back from them?

Posted on: March 29, 2019


How to Save Money on Baby Stuff

Babies are definitely expensive, but there are lots of high-priced items you might think you "need" for your kid that you can totally do without.

Posted on: March 29, 2019