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


3 Ways an Installment Loan Can Help Your Credit Score

If you've made credit mistakes in your past, they don't have to stay with you forever. With time, hard work and smart financial decisions, you can erase bad credit history and improve your credit score today. Here are the details on one action you can take now to improve your FICO score for tomorrow!

Posted on: October 05, 2016


Getting a Loan with Bad Credit? It’s Possible. Here’s How.

If you have less-than-perfect credit, you may expect all lenders to show you the door. But don't worry! You can still get the right loan for you. Here's how.

Posted on: October 04, 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


5 Need-to-Know Facts About Title Loans

If you're in need of quick cash, car title lenders are happy to swoop in and offer their services. But if you actually want to keep your car, you'll want to steer clear of title loans. Here are 5 "need to know" facts about car title loans.

Posted on: September 13, 2016


Bad Credit Checkup: 6 Steps to a Healthy FICO

When people get a cold, their doctor's advice is usually pretty straightforward: Take medicine, drink fluids, and get lots of rest. Sometimes the simple, straightforward answers are the best ones. If your credit score is a little under the weather, here are six simple steps you can take today to improve the health of your FICO score!

Posted on: September 08, 2016


Have Bad Credit and Need a Personal Loan? Let’s Play the Bad Credit Lender Dating Game!

If you have bad credit, finding the right online loan for you can be a lot like dating. Here's how you can tell the princes from the predators!

Posted on: September 07, 2016


Finance Friday: It’s Labor Day Weekend!

Here are this week's best personal finance stories as you head into a holiday weekend!

Posted on: September 02, 2016


Installment Loans: More Mileage for Your Money (Part 1 of 3)

Installment loans can help you cover the distance between where you are and where you want to be financially. Let’s get under the hood and learn about personal installment loans here.

Posted on: August 23, 2016


OppLoans Word of the Week: Annual Percentage Rate (APR)

You’ve heard of APR, but what is it? OppLoans breaks it down with a real-world example of how this number can help or hinder your financial future!

Posted on: August 22, 2016