You Can Discharge Student Loans in Bankruptcy … But Good Luck

Unlike most types of debt, student loans have to meet an incredibly high standard of "undue hardship" in order to to be discharged through bankruptcy.

Posted on: September 14, 2018


Here’s How to Save on Movies Now That MoviePass is Probably Done

Beyond sticking with matinees and searching for regular coupons, several experts we spoke to recommended AMC's MoviePass competitor, Stubs A-List.

Posted on: September 13, 2018


Found Yourself On The ChexSystems Blacklist? Here’s What You Can Do

A poor score from ChexSystems will affect your ability to open up a checking account. Here are some steps you can take to fix your score, plus a helpful alternative to traditional checking.

Posted on: September 13, 2018


Does Your Credit Score Show up on a Background Check?

Background checks can return all sorts of information about your past (and present) that you'd rather keep secret. But will it return your credit score?

Posted on: September 12, 2018


The OppLoans Fall Savings Sweepstakes

Tell us your favorite way to spend a frugal fall afternoon, and you’ll be entered for a chance to win $100 on Facebook and Twitter!

Posted on: September 12, 2018


How to Shop for Electronics With Bad Credit

Your best bet is to skip making this purchase altogether, but some savvy deal searching or shopping refurbished could also work.

Posted on: September 10, 2018


Here’s Why College Students Should Avoid Payday Loans

College students are known for scraping by on a tight budget, which is why taking out a payday loan could send them spiraling into serious debt. 

Posted on: September 07, 2018


5 Personal Loans With Easy Approval (And Why That Can Be a Bad Thing)

While there are many great bad credit loans that come with easy approval, there are even more out there that are ... not so great. 

Posted on: September 06, 2018


What’s the Best Way to Tackle Student Loan Debt?

Your strategy will depend on what kinds of student loans you've taken out, what interest rates you pay, and how much extra money you can spare.

Posted on: September 06, 2018


How to Avoid AirBnB Scams

If there is a way to connect with strangers on the internet, you can be sure that scammers and other unsavory folk are using it to commit all kinds of fraud.

Posted on: September 05, 2018