An Apple a Day Keeps the Bad Credit Away

*None of these are apples. These are financial tips to help you improve your credit rating. Do not try and use these to make a pie. It won't work.

Posted on: February 13, 2018


Know Money, Win Money! Episode 14: Winter Brewfest

We asked a bunch of beer-loving Chicagoans questions about the financial side of the beer business. Winners got some extra beer money!

Posted on: February 09, 2018


5 Financial Facts About the Olympics That Might Surprise You

Find out which countries pay their athletes the most for winning medals and what sports are the most expensive to compete in!

Posted on: February 09, 2018


What if Animals Had Credit Scores?

We're taking a break from answering your most pressing bad credit-related questions by answering a question you definitely weren't asking.

Posted on: February 09, 2018


Should Bad Credit be a Dating Dealbreaker?

When it comes to dating dealbreakers, just how bad is bad credit?

Posted on: February 06, 2018


How Will The New Tax Law Affect You?

While you're getting your taxes filed for this year, it wouldn't hurt to look ahead to 2019 and how the new tax law will affect your finances.

Posted on: February 06, 2018


How Much Do People in Your State Spend on Valentine’s Day?

Find out which state is planning to spend the most and which two states are tied for last place with plans to spend a whopping zero dollars.

Posted on: February 05, 2018


Cash Advances vs. Check Cashing Stores: Which is Worse?

When you need cash and only cash, should you take out a high-interest advance against your credit card or pay to cash a check?

Posted on: February 03, 2018


The OppLoans #ValentinesDay Giveaway

We want to hear your favorite ideas for a low-cost, romantic Valentine's Day. Enter on Facebook and Twitter and you could win $100!

Posted on: January 31, 2018


Want to Avoid No Credit Check Loans? Build an Emergency Fund

When an unexpected bill rears its ugly head, an emergency fund will let you make ends meet without turning to high-interest predatory loans.

Posted on: January 29, 2018