Know Money, Win Money! Farmer’s Market

We visited a (slightly chilly, slightly underpopulated) farmer's market to quiz people on the money side of their favorite produce.

Posted on: June 21, 2018


Make Sure Your Bad Credit Loan Has Payments You Can Afford

Short-term loans that require lump-sum repayment are very difficult for most people to repay on time, trapping them in a predatory cycle of debt.

Posted on: June 21, 2018


Emergencies and Divorce: How to Plan For Worst-Case Scenarios

Building an emergency fund is key, as is making sure that both partners in any marriage have a clear understanding of the couple's finances.

Posted on: June 20, 2018


The OppLoans #Summer Blockbuster Sweepstakes

What’s the best money lesson you ever learned from a movie? Let us know on Facebook and Twitter for a chance to win $100!

Posted on: June 20, 2018


How Does Going to Prison Affect Your Credit?

Getting sent to prison will make it very hard to repay any money that you owe, and that's going to hurt your credit score.

Posted on: June 19, 2018


Are Payday Loans and No Credit Check Loans the Same Thing?

Payday loans don't require any kind of credit check, but they are one of the riskiest kinds of no credit check loans out there.

Posted on: June 18, 2018


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