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Building your Financial Life: Spring Cleaning your Finances

Spring cleaning your house is great, but while you're at it, you should give your financial house a deep clean, too.

Posted on: May 20, 2019


Building your Financial Life: The Taxman Cometh

Taxes are complicated. That's why this month's OppLoans Budget Guide will help you navigate filing season and offer some great tips on how to spend your refund wisely.

Posted on: March 28, 2019


Building Your Financial Life: Budgeting for Beginners

This monthly budget guide–complete with a free downloadable template–will help you take control of your finances and start putting your money to work for you.

Posted on: February 25, 2019


The 12 Worst Financial Scandals In History

From the "OG" Ponzi himself through "Count Victor Lustig" (we're pretty sure he was a vampire too) and all-time favorite Bernie Madoff, these are the 12 biggest financial scandals of all time!

Posted on: June 11, 2018


How to Avoid the High Interest Rates on Bad Credit Loans

So you need a personal loan but you've got bad credit. You've heard that will mean higher interest rates, but is that always the case? And is there a way to find a lender who can actually help you improve your credit? You bet there is. Here are the details.

Posted on: May 21, 2018


Secured Credit Cards: 3 Ways to Use One to Rebuild Bad Credit

These cards are available for folks with bad credit and using one responsibly can help fix your score.

Posted on: August 04, 2017


Style on a Budget: Get Threads You Want Without Spending the Money You Don’t Have

They say you should dress for the job you want, but unless the job you’re looking for is “professional schlub” you won’t be able to get by with cheap sweatpants and t-shirts.

Posted on: August 03, 2017


How One Late Payment Can Affect Your Credit

Missing a payment can happen to the best of us. But it’s not just a minor gaffe, it may actually affect your credit. How much? Well, it depends.

Posted on: July 31, 2017


Does Your Spouse Have Bad Credit? Here’s How it Can Affect You.

When it comes to credit scores, getting married is a little more complicated. Your hearts may become one, but your credit scores will not. There is no such thing as a “married credit score.”

Posted on: July 27, 2017


Try Out These 5 Great Budget Apps

Have you heard the big news? We here at the OppLoans Financial Sense Blog recently released an app directory to help you find the financial tools that will be a perfect match for your specific needs.

Posted on: July 26, 2017