Give Me Some Credit: Line of Credit VS Credit Card (3 of 3)

You’re probably familiar with what a credit card is and how to use it. But what about a line of credit? In many ways, it’s similar to a normal credit card, but there are also some big differences that can save (or cost) you money.

Posted on: August 05, 2016


Give Me Some Credit: The Risks and Rewards (2 of 3)

Just because credit cards are so widely used, it doesn’t mean they’re 100% safe. If you aren’t aware of best practices prior to spending, you may find yourself with “bad credit”, burdened with more debt than you can handle, or both. Learn the details in this OppLoans blog series.

Posted on: August 01, 2016


The Finance Olympics: 4 Steps to Win Gold

We’re 24 days away from the 2016 Summer Olympics! But you can get the same Olympic-level thrill of achievement today by going for the gold in the personal finance Olympics!

Posted on: July 22, 2016


Get in Shape: Consolidate! (3 of 3)

The longer someone waits to start making healthy choices, the worse the damage to their body is. And it’s true with finances as well: The longer you wait to take further action on your debt, the more damage you’ll do to your long-term financial future.

Posted on: June 16, 2016


A Crash Course in Credit Card Cash Advances (1 of 3): The Basics

Tough times happen. When money gets tight, some people will turn to credit card cash advances to get by, but the dangers often far outweigh the benefits. Here’s everything you need to know about credit card cash advances.

Posted on: June 09, 2016


A Better Beach Read: 5 Tips to Improve Your Credit

It’s the time of year to kick back, put your feet up, and chill the heck out. But if you’re dealing with financial troubles, you might have a hard time relaxing. Why not set aside that light-and-fluffy beach read and check out these five tips for repairing your credit?

Posted on: June 08, 2016


Climb Your Way Out of Debt: 6 Paths You Can Take Today

Whether you’re burdened with high credit card balances, student loans, car payments, a mortgage, or any other kind of debt—there are ways to manage it and eventually climb out of debt completely.

Posted on: June 01, 2016


Your OppLoans Road Map to Personal Loans: The Dangers of the Road (Part 2 of 3)

So you’re ready to hit the road and find the best personal loan for you. But are you prepared for the potholes, hazards and detours that may await you on your journey? You’ll save time, money and energy if you know what to watch out for before you set out on your personal loan road trip.

Posted on: April 25, 2016


Debt Consolidation 101: The Basics (Part 1 of 3)

Payday loans are never safe. Here are five warning signs you may be dealing with a predatory lender.

Posted on: April 21, 2016


Credit Repair: It’s time to Renovate, Remodel and Rebuild!

Any repair project can be long, strenuous and intimidating. But in the case of credit repair, it’s always better to start sooner rather than later.

Posted on: March 03, 2016