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Kali Geldis

Editorial Director |  In Personal Finance, Credit Cards

Kali Geldis is Credit.com’s Editorial Director. She writes about a wide range of personal finance and credit topics. She previously ran MainStreet, the personal finance website powered by TheStreet. She has also worked for The Wall Street Journal as a Dow Jones Newspaper Fund intern and at The Huntington Herald-Dispatch as a reporter.

This Week in Credit News: Government Shake-Ups

Personal Finance

This Week in Credit News: Government Shake-Ups

This Week in Credit News: Government Shake-Ups

The biggest news this week is all about the shakeups in federal housing and education programs. FAFSA Changes Incorporate Same-Sex Couples Now The Department of Education announced a major policy change this week that will impact same-sex couples and their children. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) will now take into account the… Read More

This Week in Credit News: Tax Day Aftermath

Personal Finance

This Week in Credit News: Tax Day Aftermath

This Week in Credit News: Tax Day Aftermath

The biggest news this week is the end of tax season, as Americans can stop worrying about Uncle Sam and start worrying about graduation and summer travel. 4 Tax Benefits You May Have Missed This Year Your taxes are (hopefully) filed and your W-2s can now be retired to your financial folder, but the April… Read More

This Week in Credit News: Obama’s New Budget

Personal Finance

This Week in Credit News: Obama’s New Budget

This Week in Credit News: Obama’s New Budget

The biggest news this week is all about the financial battle in Washington D.C. as President Obama released his proposed 2014 budget. FHA May Need Nearly $1 Billion Infusion, White House Forecasts With President Obama’s release of the new budget came some criticism from analysts, who found that the Federal Housing Administration may need a… Read More

This Week in Credit News: Financial Literacy Month Kicks Off

Personal Finance

This Week in Credit News: Financial Literacy Month Kicks Off

This Week in Credit News: Financial Literacy Month Kicks Off

The biggest news this week is all about Financial Literacy Month, which kicked off on Monday. President Obama Declares April As National Financial Capability Month The president, in a proclamation last week, declared April 2013 as Financial Capability Month, coinciding with Financial Literacy Month. President Obama said in his declaration that the purpose of this… Read More

Mortgages Still Top Consumer Woe

Personal Finance

Mortgages Still Top Consumer Woe

Mortgages Still Top Consumer Woe

Despite the fact that housing news in 2012 and 2013 has been pretty glowing — home prices are rising and credit is beginning to open up again — American’s top money complaint is still mortgages. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released its annual consumer complaint database snapshot Thursday, describing the financial woes that consumers have… Read More

This Week in Credit News: The New VantageScore 3.0

Personal Finance

This Week in Credit News: The New VantageScore 3.0

This Week in Credit News: The New VantageScore 3.0

The biggest news this week is all about the announcement from VantageScore Solutions that its newest version of its signature credit score would include some very consumer-friendly updates. Did Credit Scores Just Get Fairer? As one of the first news organizations to report that VantageScore would be releasing the new version of its brand-name credit… Read More

Is There a Season for Delinquencies?

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Is There a Season for Delinquencies?

Is There a Season for Delinquencies?

It may seem hard to believe, but right around the same time every year, a lot of people become delinquent on their auto loan payments. Using data from the Experian-Oliver Wyman Market Intelligence Reports and Experian’s IntelliView tool, we noticed a trend in auto loan delinquencies —  accounts 30-59 days delinquent have peaked in the fourth quarter and bottomed out… Read More

This Week in Credit News: Identity Theft Galore

Identity Theft

This Week in Credit News: Identity Theft Galore

This Week in Credit News: Identity Theft Galore

The biggest news this week is all about identity theft, after the Federal Trade Commission released a report stating that more Americans have reported being victims than ever before. Identity Theft Among Top Complaints Fielded by the FTC The FTC’s annual report examining the consumer complaints it has received showed that identity theft is on… Read More

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