March Money Madness: Make Sure Your No Credit Loan Is Nothing but Net

You haven't won that March Madness office pool yet.
If you need cash now but want to keep your credit score to yourself, you may be in need of a "no credit check loan." But how can you tell which are safe and which are dangerous? Here are our pointers.

Posted on: March 16, 2017


Cold Snap: Low-Cost, Last Minute Winter Tips!

It's. Not. Over.
Winter is still here. And if you're feeling the chill today, check out these cheap, last-minute tips to keep you warm and safe during the (last?) snowpocalypse of the year!

Posted on: March 14, 2017


Good Personal Finance for the Long Term

Are you living paycheck to paycheck? Want to stop? One way to get ahead is to change your thinking from short to long term. We spoke with personal finance expert Tim Mauerer to show us why (and how!).

Posted on: March 11, 2017


Can Pet Insurance Save You Money?

Our furry friends have it easy. They don't have to worry about jobs, bills, or budgets. They have us to do it for them! Pet insurance might be one way to keep pet-related costs down, but is it really worth it?

Posted on: March 11, 2017


Credit Tier Breakdown, Part 3: Fair Credit

If you've missed some credit card payments here and there, you may find yourself with "fair credit." That's a score between 630 and 679 (the national average is 687 by the way). So how will fair credit impact your life? And how can you improve it? Learn the details here.

Posted on: March 09, 2017


5 Healthy Foods That Are Also Good for Your Budget

That fast food dollar menu might seem like a cheap meal option but don't be fooled. You actually can eat healthy for less than you might think! These nutrition experts weigh in with their recommendations for the most cost-effecting, budget-friendly foods!

Posted on: March 07, 2017


OppLoans Money Smarts Cash Giveaway!

What's your favorite money-saving tip? Do you hide your credit cards from yourself? Do you buy your designer clothes used on the internet? Did you cut cable and start borrowing DVDs from the library? Whatever your favorite way to save is, let us know and you could win a $100 with the OppLoans Money Smarts Cash Giveaway. Enter today!

Posted on: March 07, 2017


8 Women of Personal Finance to Follow on Twitter Today!

Want to take your Twitter feed from "fun distraction" to "fun distraction that's actually teaching you something important?" These 8 ladies are some of our favorite personal finance voices on Twitter. Give 'em a follow today and watch your feed get smarter before your eyes!

Posted on: March 03, 2017


Credit Tier Breakdown, Part 2: Good Credit

Great credit would be... well, great. But most of us aren't there. Here are the details on the next credit tier down: good credit. If you have good credit, here's what it will mean (or what it will take to get you there).

Posted on: March 03, 2017


How to Shop for a No Credit Check Loan

Wouldn't it be great if shopping for a no credit check loan were as easy as picking up a gallon of milk at the grocery store? It's true that borrowing and researching lenders can be stressful, but follow these simple guidelines and you'll be rolling through the express checkout lane in no time!

Posted on: March 02, 2017