If you want to get ahead in finance, chances are high that you’ll have to borrow money at some point. Getting loans and understanding the consumer lending industry can help you borrow strategically so you can avoid debt problems and achieve your financial goals. Find the latest news and tips on consumer borrowing right here.
Oct 26, 2016 | Meghan Alard
Nearly five out of every 100 subprime borrowers is 60 days or more behind with their auto loans. We help borrowers create a strategy to help catch up.
Oct 12, 2016 | Meghan Alard
Servicemembers on active duty deployment are protected by the SCRA, but you need to educate yourself to ensure your financial rights aren’t violated.
Consumer Rights, Military
May 02, 2016 | Meghan Alard
2015 was a big year in mortgage lending, outreaching 2014 across the board, but is this a true real estate recovery or a return to risk subprime lending?
Apr 11, 2016 | Meghan Alard
Statistics show only 2% of eligible seniors take advantage of reverse mortgages to access valuable home equity. Is cognitive aging to blame for the aversion?
Mar 21, 2016 | Monica Victor
Many Americans plan to take out unsecured personal loans this year. We weigh the pros and cons and why they may be better than credit if used responsibly.
Aug 07, 2015 | Meghan Alard
A new study finds parents and young adults alike are taking steps to avoid the immense financial burden that student loan debt can cause after graduation.
Jul 22, 2015 | Monica Victor
VantageScore 3.0 says lenders could gain 60 million customers if they extend lending to those with a thin credit file – borrowers with no credit history.
Dec 19, 2014 | Meghan Alard
Families throughout the U.S. continue to struggle to achieve stability, turning to lending alternatives and even family to find the financing they need.
Aug 04, 2014 | April Lewis-Parks
Prospective homebuyers are confused by the surplus of information available to them when it comes to mortgage terms and buying a home.