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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 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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Tips before buying a used car

In most parts of the US, having a car is a must. For most families, it is also one of their biggest expenses, along with housing and health insurance. That’s why it is important to invest time in researching all of your options, both online and in your general area, to find the best deal, which very well might be a used car. First question… New or used? While the idea of a new car is fun, let’s be honest, we have other priorities in life, right? Also, new cars lose their value faster than used ones. The good news:...

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