Ready, Set, Deduct! How to Prepare for Tax Season 2017.

We get it. You'd rather do literally anything else instead of your taxes. But this year, use these expert tips, get a head start, and you'll have a nice hefty refund check in no time! It's easier than you think and we're here to help. Refund, here we come!

Posted on: January 13, 2017


9 Cheap Ways to Lower Your Winter Energy Bill!

Keeping your home (and yourself) warm all winter can be costly. Check out these easy DIY tips to winterize your home for less this winter!

Posted on: January 12, 2017


Side Hustling Your Way to Zero Debt with Eric Rosenberg from Personal Profitability

Everyone needs a day job, but what happens when your paycheck isn't enough to cover your bills and pay down your debt? A side hustle can be a great way to get the extra income you need to eliminate your outstanding debts. We spoke with Eric Rosenberg of Personal Profitability for his tips on side hustling your way to zero debt!

Posted on: January 05, 2017


Get Your Side Hustle On in 2017!

Well, it's 2017! This New Year, did you resolve to have more fun or make more money? With a side hustle, you can easily do both! Nick Loper, founder of Side Hustle Nation, breaks down side hustling so you can start generating that extra cash now!

Posted on: January 04, 2017


How to BEAST the After-Christmas Sales

You did it! You survived the Christmas shopping, cooking, celebrating, and gift giving. But there's one last step between now and the new year: Taking advantage of post-holiday sales! Check out the OppLoans guide to getting what you need (and some of what you want) at the deepest discounts available all year!

Posted on: December 27, 2016


Cheapskate, Episode 1: Chriskindlmarket

"Cheapskate!" the new web series from OppLoans aims to find out just how far you can get with only ten bucks! In this episode, we go to the Chicago Christmas market!

Posted on: December 23, 2016


9 Tips for Last-Minute Christmas Shopping

Christmas is RIGHT around the corner. Have you gotten all your shopping done? Neither have we. But don't worry! Check out these 9 last-minute shopping tips and save your holiday!

Posted on: December 22, 2016


How to Win at Office Secret Santa

Is your office participating in Secret Santa this year? If you have to do it, you may as well do it right. Here are our favorite tips and tricks to make you the star of Secret Santa this year!

Posted on: December 22, 2016


7 Holiday Gifts to Teach Kids About Money

It might seem strange, but the holidays are the perfect time to start teaching kids about financial responsibility. Here are seven fun gifts you can give to get them started today!

Posted on: December 16, 2016


Geek for Cheap: Get Your Star Wars On Under Budget!

A long, long time ago, in a galaxy a lot like this one... it used to be affordable to be a Star Wars geek. But today those movie tickets, t-shirts and toys cost serious money! So how can you show your Star Wars love and protect your paycheck? Use the Force (and these great money hacks)!

Posted on: December 15, 2016