2/26/2010 11:43:00 AM
Fewer consumers submit home loan applications as they focus on building their credit scores.
2/26/2010 11:41:00 AM
Computer corporation Intel thwarts hacking attempt.
2/26/2010 11:39:00 AM
III urges consumers to practice smart money management techniques to keep credit healthy.
2/26/2010 11:22:00 AM
Mortgage rates rose during the last week of February, making it more costly for consumers to refinance.
2/25/2010 3:59:00 PM
The Mortgage Bankers Association said this week that it had conceptualized a plan to help struggling homeowners stave off foreclosure.
2/25/2010 3:58:00 PM
In a sign that consumers are watching their credit scores closely, few people are expressing interest in risky stock or home investments.
2/25/2010 11:10:00 AM
Consult with a reputable lender directly to avoid falling victim to loan modification scams.
2/24/2010 1:49:00 PM
Interest-rate caps are among the top reasons consumers may want to consider a credit-union credit card over for-profit options, according to a report by Forbes.
2/24/2010 10:44:00 AM
Few Americans are showing interest in buying homes due to past years' borrowing binges that left many people's credit scores in shambles.
2/24/2010 10:41:00 AM
The economic downturn may make young adults more conservative with their credit
2/24/2010 10:39:00 AM
Creditors employ more stringent lending standards and higher credit score requirements.
2/23/2010 10:32:00 AM
New laws prohibit banks from automatically enrolling customers in overdraft programs
2/23/2010 10:29:00 AM
Lenders will look at both income and credit scores to determine borrowers' eligibility for home modifications
2/23/2010 10:26:00 AM
A new report shows Americans had trouble paying down outstanding credit card debt during the fourth quarter of 2009.
2/23/2010 10:22:00 AM
The currency conversion fee has survived recent measures to boost consumer protection.
2/23/2010 10:19:00 AM
Consult with mortgage brokers about loan eligibility before submitting an application.
2/22/2010 10:12:00 AMConsumers working to build their credit score and get out of debt got an important new tool this week as new federal reforms took effect.
2/22/2010 10:11:00 AM
New website will provide information on the benefits of the CARD Act and how it affects consumers
2/20/2010 10:02:00 AM
Despite mortgage rates below 5 percent, Americans are showing widespread aversion to new home loans.
2/19/2010 9:50:00 AM
Lawmakers propose new agency to regulate banking practices and prevent abuse.
2/19/2010 9:48:00 AM
Issuers will be required to lower fees that accompany 'bad credit' credit cards
2/18/2010 9:42:00 AM
Sweeping credit card reforms are set to take effect next week and will include changes to the statements people get in the mail.
2/17/2010 9:35:00 AM
More credit cardholders are paring down their debt and making timely payments, report shows.
2/16/2010 9:21:00 AM
A new study shows more Americans are paying down debt and spending more wisely to improve credit.
2/16/2010 9:16:00 AM
New app will allow more small businesses to accept credit card payments.
2/16/2010 9:10:00 AM
New interest rate laws enacted by the CARD Act may allow consumers to avoid debt and credit score damage.
2/15/2010 8:54:00 AM
Auto dealers likely to assign best financing deals to consumers with healthy credit scores.
2/12/2010 8:49:00 AM
Owners of some of the country's most expensive homes are having trouble making their mortgage payments.
2/12/2010 8:47:00 AM
Talk to lenders about their credit score requirements for securing a home loan and government tax credit.
2/11/2010 5:44:00 PM
Many jobless adults fall behind on their financial obligations, leading to credit score damage.
2/11/2010 8:41:00 AM
More Americans are seeing their credit scores drop after losing their homes to foreclosure.
2/11/2010 8:39:00 AM
Many business owners are putting their credit scores at risk by switching to consumer cards.
2/10/2010 10:55:00 AM
A new law aimed at protecting consumers will prevent young people from getting credit cards - and learning valuable lessons.
2/10/2010 6:50:00 AM
Smart money management habits will help you avoid credit score damage - and the time it takes to rebuild it.
2/9/2010 6:46:00 AMWith credit markets remaining tight, having a higher credit score is more important than ever.
2/9/2010 6:42:00 AM
A program designed to keep struggling mortgagees in their homes is being investigated by a House of Representatives committee.
2/8/2010 6:29:00 AM
Co-signing a credit card for your son or daughter may help them build their credit score.
2/8/2010 6:23:00 AM
Consumers will see a new set of protections that will shield them from unscrupulous debt collection practices.
2/8/2010 6:23:00 AM
An increasing number of people are current on their credit cards but behind on their mortgages, a recent TransUnion study found.
2/5/2010 2:42:00 AM
The Federal Trade Commission extends $1.6 million in redress to consumers who suffered credit score damage due to a fraudulent collections agency.