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


Can a No Credit Check Loan Actually Hurt Your Credit?

When you're in a jam, a "no credit check loan" may look like a lifeline. But is it? Look a little closer and learn the details before you step into a debt trap that will leave you worse off than you were in the first place.

Posted on: February 08, 2017


6 No Credit Check Loan Red Flags

The combination of a financial emergency and less-than-perfect credit can make anyone feel hopeless. If that describes you, you may be considering a "no credit check loan." But which loans are safe? And which are just debt traps in disguise? Our experts break it down for you here!

Posted on: February 03, 2017


6 Common Credit Myths Debunked!

Sure, credit can seem complex. But once you separate the myths from the facts, you might be surprised how manageable it all really is. Rod Griffin, the Director of Public Education for Experian, breaks it all down for you!

Posted on: January 27, 2017


Good Money Habits for Single Parents with the creator of “Distilled Dollar”: Part II

Whether you're a single parent or not, everyone could use a little help budgeting and organizing your finances. The Distilled Dollar breaks down the apps and habits that can help you get it done in part two of our interview!

Posted on: December 01, 2016


OppLoans Q&A with Ashley Stetts, The Frugal Model: Part I

Want to save money but not give up on luxuries like designer clothes and fun events? Ashley Stetts, model and creator of The Frugal Model, talks with OppLoans about living well (and well within your budget)!

Posted on: November 23, 2016


Is Checking your Credit Score Bad?

There are two types of credit checks: hard and soft. But what's the difference and how does it impact your wallet? Learn the truth (and the benefits) here.

Posted on: November 18, 2016


What Does a “No Credit Check” Loan Really Mean?

If you have bad credit, getting a safe, responsible loan can feel impossible. After all, any legit lender is going to run a credit check. And once they see your score, they'll just turn you down flat, right? Wrong. Learn the details about no credit check loans here.

Posted on: November 17, 2016


5 Must-Know’s Before Applying for a “No Credit Check” Loan

If you need a loan, but your credit score has you nervous, you're probably looking for a "no credit check loan." Here are the 5 must-know's before applying for a "No Credit Check Loan".

Posted on: November 11, 2016


PRO TIPS: Answers From Real Personal Finance Experts

We've reached out to real life financial professionals to find out their most commonly received questions (and deliver you the answers)!

Posted on: October 31, 2016