OppLoans Q&A with Paul Vasey of CashCrunch Games: Part 3

"Pay yourself first." Sounds great! Now what does it mean and how can I do it? Find out in Part 3 of our interview with Paul Vasey from CashCrunch Games!

Posted on: October 19, 2016


OppLoans Q&A with Paul Vasey of CashCrunch Games: Part 2

"If you save first and spend later, you are not spending your paycheck, and you will always have something to put into your Emergency Fund." In our effort to bring you the best financial insight and advice, here's part 2 of our Q&A with CashCrunch Games founder Paul Vasey!

Posted on: October 18, 2016


OppLoans Q&A with Paul Vasey of CashCrunch Games: Part 1

"You can only spend a dollar once." Too true. Check out our interview with CaschCrunch Games founder Paul Vasey for great financial insight and advice!

Posted on: October 18, 2016


6 Personal Finance Twitter Accounts You Should Follow Today!

Last week, we shared 12 personal finance accounts that you should definitely start following. But wouldn't you know it? There are so many more out there! So here are more of the smartest, funniest, or most sensible financial Twitter personalities to fill your feed!

Posted on: October 14, 2016


Finance Friday: If the Cubs Can Do It, So Can You!

As a Chicago-based company, we're riding pretty high this week. Not only did our Cubs beat the San Francisco Giants in a miraculous come-from-behind win to advance to the NLCS, but OppLoans was also ranked on Built In Chicago's Top 100 Digital Companies in Chicago! So no matter what your personal finance situation is, just take some inspiration from the Cubbies. If they can break the Curse of the Billy Goat, then you can definitely get your budget under control.

Posted on: October 14, 2016


What’s Up with Payday Loans in Kansas City?

Why is Kansas City, Missouri, considered the "hub for payday lenders"? And more importantly, what can be done about it?

Posted on: October 13, 2016


4 Reasons to Avoid Cash Advances

Cash advance. The name sure makes it sound like a good thing. But the reality is MUCH different. Check out these four reasons to avoid dangerous and costly cash advances.

Posted on: October 11, 2016


OppLoans Word of the Week: Debt Snowball

Posted on: October 10, 2016


12 Personal Finance Twitter Accounts You Should Follow Today

Looking for the best personal finance commentary out there? Check out some of our favorite financial Twitter personalities and resources. Here are 12 you should follow today!

Posted on: October 07, 2016


Finance Friday: A good week for personal finance news? That’s debatable.

For personal finance junkies, this week was a big one. From the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Monthly Complaint Report, to the continuing controversy at Wells Fargo, to—oh yeah—a little talk here and there about our presidential candidates' finances, the one thing you can say about this week is that it was never, ever boring...

Posted on: October 07, 2016