More About the Author

Alex

How to Make Money Online: The Ultimate Resale Guide

Cut the clutter in your closets and turn it into cold, hard cash. Selling your stuff online is easier than you think, if you know what you're doing.

Posted on: June 28, 2018


Summer Jobs: Teens and Young Adults are Working (and Saving!) More Than You Think

Young people get a bad rap for being lazy, but a new OppLoans survey shows that's not the case at all. 

Posted on: June 12, 2018


Does Extreme Couponing ACTUALLY Save You Money?

Is it really that simple to hack the power of the noble coupon? It depends on how much time you have. 

Posted on: June 04, 2018


For People with Bad Credit, China’s “Social Credit” Scores Sound Like an Actual Nightmare

Everything from volunteering in your community to running a stop sign—or criticizing the government on social media—affects these "social" scores.

Posted on: May 16, 2018


How Much Parents Spend on Their Kids State by State

Across all 50 states, our survey found that the average parent spends $9,470 every year on each of their kids!

Posted on: May 01, 2018


How Much Does YOUR State Spend on Pets? We Have the Answer and More!

We surveyed more than 1,000 pet owners across all 50 states and asked them how much they spend on their pets every month.

Posted on: April 06, 2018


How to Buy an Engagement Ring With Bad Credit

A low credit score isn't any reason to call off an engagement—but that doesn't mean you should be forking over three-months' salary either.

Posted on: March 20, 2018


5 Questions to Ask Before Cosigning a Loan

We all want to help out where we can. But do your homework first.

Posted on: March 08, 2018


Multi-Level Marketing Scams: How a MLM “Job” Could End Up Costing You Thousands

Companies like Mary Kay, LuLaRoe and Herbalife are making money off the backs of their employees. Don't believe the hype.

Posted on: March 01, 2018


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