Finance Friday: The Push for Financial Literacy!

Here are the personal finance, financial literacy, and budgeting/saving articles that might deserve your attention this week. Learn some new savings tips, or just stay up to date on current finance news. Happy (Finance) Friday everybody!

Posted on: September 30, 2016


Considering a Fast Cash Loan: Here are 4 Steps to Get it Right!

You may need a fast cash loan, but that doesn't mean you should rush into a bad financial decision. Take our advice and follow these four simple steps to guarantee a safe, smart, and fast solution for your financial situation.

Posted on: September 29, 2016


Eat. Save. Love: How to Eat Cheaper in 4 Simple Steps

Eating out all the time will not only lead to a bursting waistline, it will lead to a bursting budget as well. If you're trying to cut back on your expenses, paying for someone else to prepare and serve you food just ain't gonna cut it. Here are four simple ways to save money and eat more cheaply today!

Posted on: September 27, 2016


OppLoans Word of the Week: Credit Score

Think of your credit score like a grade. And this grade follows you around wherever you go. It follows you to the bank when you're applying for a loan, it follows you to that new apartment you're hoping to rent, it even follows you when you're interviewing for a job! This grade might just be the most important grade you'll ever get.

Posted on: September 26, 2016


Finance Fridays: Another Rough Week for Payday Loans

Payday loans continued to make headlines for all the wrong reasons this week. Between more cities and states enacting tougher regulations against payday loans, deceptive banking practices coming to light, and socially responsible lending innovators winning major awards (what?) this was a busy week. At OppLoans, we track these stories closely because nothing is more important to us than helping borrowers avoid these predatory lenders and their bad products.

Posted on: September 23, 2016


Longer Terms or Lower Payments: Which Debt Consolidation Strategy is Right for You?

When choosing a Debt Consolidation Loan, the most important choice you'll face is between short-term relief and long-term savings. Do you want lower monthly payments, or do you want to save money on your loan overall? Learn the details that can save you money and reduce your debt!

Posted on: September 22, 2016


Cut the Cord: Save Money with Cable TV Alternatives

Four out of every five U.S. households still pay for a traditional cable subscription. If you're one of them, consider cutting the cord. You'll gain original content and lose that giant monthly bill! Want to learn how? Stay tuned.

Posted on: September 21, 2016


LendingTree Names OppLoans #1 Customer-Rated Personal Lender

LendingTree, one of the leading online loan marketplaces, has named OppLoans the number one customer-rated lender for the second quarter of 2016! Check out the full story here and see how we're delivering faster funding, lower interest, and more personal loans for customers nationwide!

Posted on: September 20, 2016


OppLoans Word of the Week: Credit Card Cash Advance

Just because you can use credit cards to get a cash "advance", doesn't mean you should. In fact, you definitely shouldn't. Here are the must-know facts.

Posted on: September 19, 2016


Finance Fridays: Change is in the Air

If you had an unproductive a really fun summer, now is the perfect time to roll up your sleeves and dive into some budgeting, bill-paying, and saving. We’ll help get the ball rolling with this week's most helpful (and most interesting) financial stories!

Posted on: September 16, 2016