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!

Posted on: July 12, 2017


OpptToGive, or Here’s Why We Just Donated to Three of Our Employees’ Favorite Charities!

When our employees exceed expectations, OppLoans rewards them by donating to their favorite charitable causes. We are proud to introduce our new program, OpptToGive!

Posted on: June 09, 2017


What is the Debt to Income Ratio?

Do you have an income? Great! Do you have debt? That can feel less great. Your "Debt to Income Ratio" is a number lenders consider before they decide to approve your loan application. Here's how you can figure yours out.

Posted on: April 20, 2017


Tricks and Tips for Cheaper Car Repairs

Car repairs can be one of the priciest surprise expenses. With tips from our experts, you'll learn how can you can get extra mileage out of your dollar!

Posted on: April 14, 2017


How to Manage a Medical Emergency Without Going Bankrupt

Some things in life are unavoidable. Whether it's a broken bone or a pricey prescription, at some point, you're going to find yourself facing a medical bill. When that happens, will your finances be prepared or will your bank account be vulnerable to injury as well? OppLoans show you how to get your money ready for a medical emergency.

Posted on: April 07, 2017


10 Personal Finance Blog Posts You Should Read Right Now

Cat videos or personal finance advice? It's the internet: you can have both! But let's start with personal finance advice from our favorite bloggers!

Posted on: March 24, 2017


What is the Payday Loan Debt Cycle?

You've heard that payday loans are dangerous. But what are the specific risks and how can you avoid them? Learn how payday lenders try to trap you in a cycle of debt.

Posted on: March 22, 2017


Top 5 Questions to Ask Before Taking Out an Installment Loan

You know an installment loan is safer than a payday loan. But what else should you know before you sign on the dotted line? Use these 5 must-ask questions to make sure you're working with a lender as responsible as you are!

Posted on: February 17, 2017


How (and Why) to Calculate the APR for a Payday Loan

Sure, there are many numbers to know when you borrow money. There's the principal, the interest, the term and more. But what number is the most important? Which is the number, above all others, that you want to be certain you understand? That is the APR. OppLoans breaks it down for you here.

Posted on: February 09, 2017


The Lendee Awards!

Do you watch the Oscars? How about The Razzies? Whether they’re handing out high honors or sharp pokes in the eye, awards season can be a fun way to watch the stars jockey for attention. This year, we're giving it a go with our first annual Lendee Awards! We’ll be handing out hardware to all types lenders and financial products—from the very best to the absolute worst.

Posted on: February 03, 2017