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Aug 21, 2018, 07:11 ET Workers Spend 6.9 Hours Per Week On Their Fantasy Football Teams

Fantasy football is a multi-billion dollar business, but a new survey from the finance experts at fintech firm OppLoans has found that it's costing...


Aug 15, 2018, 06:00 ET FinTech Firm OppLoans Ranks on the Inc. 5000 List for Third Consecutive Year

OppLoans, the nation's leading online lender, is No. 340 on the 37th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing...


Aug 08, 2018, 07:11 ET 15 Percent of College Millennials Spend Parents' Money Primarily on Partying

Should parents give their kids spending money in college? Possibly, but if they do, there's a good chance they won't get the full truth about where...


Jul 11, 2018, 07:11 ET Forty-Six Percent of Millennials Feel Held Back by Credit Score

Are millennials too young to have bad credit? Definitely not. And it's taking a toll. According to data from a new survey by the fintech firm...


Jun 20, 2018, 07:11 ET OppLoans CEO Jared Kaplan Named a Glassdoor Top CEO in 2018

OppLoans CEO Jared Kaplan has won a Glassdoor Employees' Choice Award honoring the Top CEOs in 2018 in the U.S. SMB category. Glassdoor, one of the...


Jun 13, 2018, 07:11 ET New Study from Fintech Firm Finds Majority of Teens and Young Adults have Summer Jobs

Are young people still holding down summer gigs? According to a recent survey from the finance experts at OppLoans, 63 percent of teens and young...


May 30, 2018, 07:11 ET OppLoans Named One of the Country's Best Workplaces by Inc. Magazine

Online lender and service provider OppLoans has been listed as one of the country's 2018 Best Workplaces by Inc. Magazine. The award determination...


May 02, 2018, 07:11 ET How Much Are Parents in Your State Spending on Their Kids? A New Study Has the Answer

Having a kid has never been cheap, but a new survey from fintech firm OppLoans has found that raising a tiny tot can set you back more than you'd...


Apr 11, 2018, 07:11 ET Seven in Ten College Students Damage Credit Soon After Graduation

Financial Literacy Month is in full swing, but new data suggest that many college students are having trouble managing their money after graduation....


Apr 09, 2018, 07:11 ET New Survey from Fintech Firm Finds Delaware Pet Owners Spend the Most on their Animals. How Does Your State Stack Up?

The survey from OppLoans found that, on average, Americans spend $126.19 per month keeping their pets happy and healthy. The survey, which looked at...


Feb 07, 2018, 07:11 ET When it Comes to Valentine's Day Spending, How Does Your State Stack Up?

Just how much are Americans spending on Valentine's Day? A new survey from the financial sleuths at OppLoans found that, on average, U.S. residents...


Dec 18, 2017, 06:11 ET FinTech Firm Finds Cost of Traveling Through the Star Wars Galaxy in New Infographic

Inspired by "Star Wars: The Last Jedi," the finance experts at OppLoans have created a handy infographic to help plan your next trip to the sandy...


Dec 06, 2017, 06:11 ET FinTech Leader OppLoans Named 6th Best Place to Work Nationally

Socially responsible online lender OppLoans received top rankings in Glassdoor's 2018 Best Places to Work award. The start-up was named the...


Oct 23, 2017, 07:11 ET Stranger Things: What was the Cost of Living in 1983 Hawkins, Indiana?

We all know that home prices and take-home pay have risen since 1983, but what about the things that really matter? Things like Eggos, kids' bikes,...


Oct 19, 2017, 07:11 ET Fintech Leader OppLoans Appoints Andy Pruitt to Chief Technology Officer Role

OppLoans, the nation's leading socially responsible online lender, has announced the appointment of Andy Pruitt to the role of Chief Technology...


Oct 10, 2017, 16:22 ET Chicago Mayor Cuts Ribbon at New Headquarters of Rising FinTech Firm OppLoans

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel cut the ribbon at the new OppLoans headquarters in downtown Chicago this week. OppLoans, the nation's leading socially...


Aug 16, 2017, 07:11 ET FinTech Firm OppLoans Advances to #219 on Inc. Magazine's 2017 List of 500 Fastest-Growing Companies

OppLoans, the country's leading socially responsible online lender, has achieved the rank of #219 on Inc. Magazine's 2017 list of the 500...


Jul 18, 2017, 07:11 ET Fintech leader OppLoans Appoints Sal Hazday to COO Role

OppLoans, a leading online lending platform, has hired veteran business executive, Sal Hazday, as Chief Operating Officer. OppLoans leverages strong...


Jun 28, 2017, 07:11 ET OppLoans Welcomes Daniel Fell as VP of Business Development and Partnerships

OppLoans, the nation's leading socially responsible online lender serving non-prime consumers, has announced the appointment of Daniel Fell to the...


Feb 15, 2017, 06:11 ET OppLoans Named to LendingTree's Top Personal Lenders in Customer Satisfaction List for Third Consecutive Quarter

OppLoans has again been ranked in the top three lenders for customer satisfaction on LendingTree's list of personal lenders for Q4 2016....


Nov 22, 2016, 07:11 ET Socially Responsible Online Lender OppLoans Launches Personal Loan Product in Georgia and Mississippi

OppLoans has extended its lending operations to include Georgia and Mississippi, where customers with less-than-perfect credit have long been...


Sep 22, 2016, 07:11 ET LendingTree Names OppLoans #1 Customer-Rated Personal Lender of Q2 2016

LendingTree, a leading online loan marketplace, has ranked OppLoans number one in the category of personal loan network lenders for the second...


Aug 17, 2016, 07:11 ET Online Lender OppLoans Named to Inc. Magazine's 2016 List of 500 Fastest-Growing Companies

Inc. Magazine has welcomed OppLoans, the leader in socially responsible online lending, onto its highly respected 2016 list of America's 500...


Jul 07, 2016, 07:11 ET Socially-Responsible Online Lender OppLoans Moves to New Headquarters in Heart of Chicago

OppLoans, the leader in socially-responsible online lending to the non-prime customer segment, has announced the relocation of their headquarters to...


Jun 16, 2016, 07:00 ET FinTech Firm OppLoans Releases White Paper Distinguishing Between Predatory Payday Loans and Other Greater-Than-36% Lenders

OppLoans, the leader in socially responsible online lending to the non-prime customer segment, has announced the publication of a new white paper...