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Bad Credit Helper: Does Moving Back Home Make Sense?

Do you really want to move home? Didn't think so. But should you? Depending on your financial situation, it might be the right decision. Here's how to tell.

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Did Your Bad Credit Score Just Go Up? Here’s Why.

New rules from the three major credit bureaus mean rising scores for millions of US consumers. Are you one of them?

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The OppLoans #BetterLoan Sweepstakes!

You already know we offer bigger loans at lower interest rates. Now, we’re also giving you a chance to win some cold hard cash… that you don’t have to pay back! Check out our #BetterLoan Sweepstakes on Facebook and Twitter for your chance to win $100! Here are the simple details!

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Simple Steps to Help Your Credit Everyday

A few big mistakes can destroy your credit. But a lot of simple, daily habits can help build it up again!

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3 Identity Theft Warning Signs and Tips to Protect Your Identity

When you look at your bank statement, you may recognize your daily coffee purchase, utility bill payments, a recent ride share or two. But what about those mysterious online purchases from overseas or vendors you've never heard of? That could be a sure sign you've been hacked. Here's what to look for and how to guard your money against digital thieves!

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Is Being a Landlord Worth It?

When people talk about fiscal responsibility, they often focus on cutting your spending and managing your debt. But what about increasing your income?

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How to Live Like a Lannister and Always Pay Your Debts

Just like winter, your credit card bill is coming... and your utility bills... and your phone bill... So how can you attack all of your debt like a sword-swinging Lannister? OppLoans shows you how!

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We Made an App Directory Just for You!

Want to better budget your money? Collect rewards? Quickly and easily transfer money? There are apps for that! The OppLoans Personal Finance App Directory is here to point you to the most helpful, rewarding, and easy-to-use financial apps out there!

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How to Avoid a Costly Breakdown On Your Summer Road Trip

Taking a road trip this summer? Eighty percent of Americans are. But forty percent aren't prepared for a roadside breakdown. Here's what you can do today to save money, time and agony tomorrow!

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Six Finance Experts You Should Follow Right Now

When it comes to getting money advice, don't trust any rando "expert". Look to professions with a proven history of expertise in savings, budgeting, buying and borrowing. Experts like these!

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Need Cash Fast? Try These 10 Great Side Hustles

Surprise! Your car started belching smoke and now you’re facing a hefty mechanic’s bill! If you don’t have the savings to pay for repairs, why not earn some fast cash with a side hustle? Here are 10 great ways to earn some extra money—and earn it quickly!

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The OppLoans #SummerSavings Sweepstakes!

You love summer. You love affordable summer activities. Would you also love free money? Enter the OppLoans #SummerSavings Sweepstakes for a chance to win $100!

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What to Do When You Lose Your Job

If you've lost you job suddenly, you might not know where to turn or how to keep your financial ship afloat. Here's the expert advice about what to do before or right after a job loss.

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How to Use Credit Cards: 3 Basic Tips

Are your credit cards working for you... or against you? Use these 3 simple credit card tips to make sure your credit cards are helping you and not holding you back!

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How to Throw a Cheap Pool Party (That’s Still Awesome)!

It's hot outside, so take some time to cool off. These cheap pool party ideas will set you up for fun in the sun!

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