Credit Tier Breakdown, Part 1: Great Credit

Everybody wants great credit. But what does that mean and how will it actually impact your life? OppLoans breaks down the details and benefits of having great credit.

Posted on: February 24, 2017

7 Great Apps to Help You Save In-Store

Some people love shopping. Retail therapy is their jam! Others look at their weekly trip to the grocery store like getting their teeth cleaned: a necessary evil. Whichever one you are, wouldn’t you like a mobile app that saves you money and makes your shopping trips quick and easy! We thought so. Here are seven of our favorites.

Posted on: February 23, 2017

What Debt Collectors Can and Can’t Do

If you’re like most of us, a call from a debt collector is an experience you'd like to forget. And while most debt collectors are just doing their job, there are some that cross the line. Learn what debt collectors CAN'T do and how to report them here!

Posted on: February 23, 2017

When Are Bad Credit Loans Dangerous?

If you have bad credit and need a loan to cover a financial emergency, you'll quickly find that there are many different kinds of "bad credit loans" available to you. But as with all financial options, some are MUCH safer than others. Here's how you can tell the responsible bad credit loans from the predatory.

Posted on: February 22, 2017

Top 5 Questions to Ask Before Taking Out an Installment Loan

You know an installment loan is safer than a payday loan. But what else should you know before you sign on the dotted line? Use these 5 must-ask questions to make sure you're working with a lender as responsible as you are!

Posted on: February 17, 2017

Bad Credit Loan Coming Attractions!

Selecting a bad credit loan can be a lot like deciding which movie you want to see. Are you in the mood for a feel-good true story? Or are you about to walk into a horror show? OppLoans takes you through the coming attractions of bad credit loans!

Posted on: February 16, 2017

8 Great Companies for Earning Extra Cash

Who doesn't need extra money? If your day job isn't covering all your bills (or if you just want some extra money on the side) check out these apps and sites that can help you earn on your own today!

Posted on: February 16, 2017

Grading Your Credit Score

If your credit score was a letter grade, would you be at the head of the class? Learn the details about credit scores (like how to improve yours) here!

Posted on: February 15, 2017

8 Great Deal Sites to Save You Money Today

Ah, February... The holidays may be over, the weather may be cold, your heating bills may be high, but... but... come on, there's gotta be something to love about February! No? Well, why not create a little happiness for yourself by scoring some deals on shopping, tickets or travel?

Posted on: February 10, 2017

Payday Loan Rollover: How Short-Term Loans Turn Into Long-Term Debt

Payday loans can destroy your personal finances. But how do they do it exactly? Through a uniquely predatory practice called rollover, supposedly "short-term" payday loans become long-term debt traps. Here's what you need to know.

Posted on: February 10, 2017