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Continuing to help our customers through the pandemic

By Matt Jenkins, Chief Operations Officer 2020 was a challenging year for all. Since the start of the pandemic, we’ve remained committed to being of service to our customers and offering them assistance with any financial hardship they may be facing. And now, as the number of COVID cases increases and the economic impacts of the pandemic correspondingly surge, it is more important than ever that we remain vigilant and proactive in offering solutions to customers who need help. To support the financial health of our community, we have been actively working with customers who are facing financial challenges to...

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National Financial Awareness Day: Everyone deserves access to affordable credit

It’s National Financial Awareness Day, and we’re celebrating with a big announcement: We’ve lowered the caps on our APRs to make borrowing more affordable. The APR, or annual percentage rate, is the standard way to compare how much loans cost. It lets you compare the cost of loan products (loans and credit cards) on an apples-to-apples basis. At Oportun, we believe everyone deserves access to affordable credit. And we know that the pandemic has impacted the communities we serve more than most. So we asked ourselves what we could do to better serve you. Our answer? Make borrowing money more...

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Visit famous museums, zoos, landmarks, and amusement parks from around the world—all from your home

Enjoy and stay safe! General sites AirPano Berliner Philharominker ExoPlanets NASA Legoland NASA, Langley Research Center The Kennedy Center Walt Disney Parks Wellcome Collection Tourist destinations Buckingham Palace, London Colosseum, Rome Machu Picchu Northern Lights Pyramids Stonehenge Street Art with Google Taj Mahal, Agra, India The Great Wall Of China Tour of Rome, Italy Zoos African Animals Atlanta Zoo Cincinnati Zoo Dublin Zoo Edinburgh Zoo Explore.org Live Cams Flamingo Land Florida Aquarium Hirakawa Zoo, Japan International Wolf Center Kansas City Zoo Melbourne Zoo National Aquarium, USA National Zoo, Washington DC Osaka Zoo San Diego, California, Zoo Smithsonian, Washington DC Yellowstone...

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COVID-19 scams: Five things to look out for

While most of us like to celebrate the way people come together during times like these, there’s no denying that criminals take advantage of a crisis. COVID-19 is no different with a number of scams popping up around the country. Being aware of these common scam tactics can help keep you, your information, and your money safe. Here are five things to watch out for: Requests for personal information like your Social Security number, date of birth, or banking or credit card information. In the words of IRS Commissioner Chuck Rettig, “The IRS isn't going to call you asking to...

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