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Using Personal Loans to Improve Your Credit

Many people (incorrectly) believe that being in debt is bad, no matter how much you owe or who you owe it to. The truth is that we can’t access and use credit to buy homes or cars without going into debt. In many cases, the problem is that consumers have simply taken on too much debt. They’re sick of it and want to get out. We understand the yearning to be debt-free, but we also know how using debt (credit) such as personal loans to your advantage can help you get the things you want in life.

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15 Fun & Bizarre Facts About Kanye West

Kanye West has had an interesting journey, starting with dropping out of college, then helping the careers of other famous artists (under Jay-Z’s label), and finally launching his own super-successful career. Here are a few things about Kanye that you may not know and that might just surprise you.

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Highest Grossing Actors & Actresses

Take a look at the highest grossing actors and actresses of all time. In the graphic below you will find more information about them, like their first movie, their best and worst movies, and a whole lot more.

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15 Fun & Bizarre Facts About Eminem

Eminem’s rise to fame is like a roller coaster in reverse. His life seemed to be going downhill, slowly but surely, and then in 1999 just skyrocketed to fame almost instantly after the release of the Slim Shady LP. To celebrate his journey, here are some fun and bizarre facts about one of the greatest emcees ever.

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15 Fun & Bizarre Facts About Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga is fun, bizarre, and fascinating. But she wasn’t always Lady Gaga, she started her career simply as Stefani Germanotta and it wasn’t much of a career to speak of. And today she is popular and successful beyond what she could’ve ever imagined.

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Star Wars Financing

With his net worth inching upwards of $3 billion, George Lucas is set for life. Today we take a look at the franchise that got him to this point — Star Wars. Below is a peek at the franchise’s history of bringing in the big bucks not just at the box office but from merchandising and beyond.

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23 Things You Don’t Know About Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan may be one of the most successful and popular sports celebrities of all time but there are many interesting (and sometimes bizarre) facts about him that the general public doesn’t know. Here’s a look at some of those tidbits that make you go hunh?

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Steven Spielberg at the Box Office

Steven Spielberg is by far one of the most successful (read: richest) and famous (read: critically acclaimed) directors of all time. Here’s a look at his filmography by box office gross as well as statues won over the years.

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Internet Loan Sharks: Person-to-Person Lending Online

For thousands of years, if you needed to borrow money from someone you tracked down a friend or relative and asked them for some cash. If you didn’t have a friend or relative that had money (most didn’t) you might go to a moneylender. A moneylender was very often considered the scum of the earth, and names like “usurer” and “loan shark” began to creep up. If there was any possible way to do it, you were better off borrowing from regular folks than you were borrowing from a moneylender.

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Death of the Personal Check

Are you one of those people who still uses checks? Maybe you like to write a check at the grocery store. If so, maybe you wait until the cashier gives you the total for your order before you even open your purse to pull out your checkbook.