What’s Worse: An Overdraft Fee or A Payday Loan?

You'd think that a payday loan would be much more treacherous than a service offered by your bank, right? The answer may surprise you.

Posted on: February 27, 2018


Does Medical Debt Really Go Away After Seven Years?

Like all urban myths, the "seven-year rule" does contain a small kernel of truth. But sorry, folks, it's just not that easy.

Posted on: February 22, 2018



Understanding Debt Relief: An Interview With Michael Bovee of The Consumer Recovery Network

If you're drowning in the consumer debt that you're unable to pay off alone, then a debt relief plan might be your best option.

Posted on: December 07, 2017


Beware The Scary Debt Monsters!

As Halloween approaches, we here at the OppLoans Financial Sense Blog are want to warn you about some of the scariest monsters out there: the Debt Monsters!

Posted on: October 24, 2017


Financial Issues in a Marriage: How to Overcome Them

L, is for the way you look at me. O, is for overcoming financial issues in your marriage.

Posted on: October 18, 2017


The CFPB’s New Payday Lending Rule is a Big Win for Socially Responsible Lending

Learn more about how the rule works, who it will affect, and how consumers stand to benefit.

Posted on: October 13, 2017


The ABC’s of Saving

We spoke to the experts to create 26 saving tips, one for each letter of the English alphabet. We considered a tip for every character in the Mandarin dictionary, but we ran out of Internet.

Posted on: October 13, 2017


How to Pay for College: A Student Loan and Scholarships Primer

Because a college education is as super important as it is stupid expensive.

Posted on: September 21, 2017


Meet Our Latest OppU Achiever: Nicole Bratcher-Bouyer!

Congratulations to Nicole Bratcher-Bouyer, our latest recipient of the OppU Achievers Scholarship! She's got an astounding and impressive life story and an essay about learning financial lessons the hard way is a must-read!

Posted on: September 12, 2017