The most recent statistics issued by the real estate tracking firm the Warren Group showed that the number of foreclosure petitions filed in the Bay State rose to 1,192 in April, up 14 percent from March, according to a report from the Boston Globe. This was also the highest rate observed in the state since… Read More
The delinquency rate for home loans on residential properties with between one and four units rose slightly to 8.32 percent between the fourth quarter of 2010 and first of 201, but decreased sharply on a year-over-year basis, according to the latest statistics from the Mortgage Bankers Association. That’s up from the 8.25 percent seen in… Read More
Tune in to this week’s installment of Credit Line Radio, hosted by Credit.com’s chairman and co-founder Adam Levin on Los Angeles’ KFWB 980 AM this Saturday, May 21, at 9 a.m. PST/Noon EST. The show is co-hosted by L.A. radio personality Jeff Levy. The Michaels Stores Debit Fraud Mess Is shopping with a debit card… Read More
Credit Card Question: I keep getting credit card offers in the mail and I don’t need a new card right now. How do I make it stop? Answer: More and more people are asking this question. Mail solicitations have gone way up, so that’s why folks are starting to get wary. If you’re not in the market… Read More
Today’s top news headlines feature new ways consumers can instill financial literacy in their children and reasons Florida’s foreclosure court may be closed. Plus, find out how many families still believe in the American Dream. Individuals Still Believe in American Dream, Despite Financial Hardship CNN Money A recent report shows the number of Americans who… Read More
Host Gerri Detweiler talks with Karen McCall on developing a healthy relationship with your money, Farnoosh Torabi offers advice on how to fight back against bank fees, Joe Kelly shares advice about getting the best mortgage rate, and Gerri explains everything you need to know about the new Arbitration Fairness Act.
While you may love your cat and get a kick out of the actor selling you a car on TV, it seems no one is exempt from credit discrimination–well unless you’re on a VIP list. This week we bring you a case of confused identity, a kitty with big dreams and tips to show you… Read More
With so many ways to find used treasures on the Internet, how can your yard or garage sale gain foot traffic and stand out from the crowd? Here are six tips on how to modernize your sale and boost sales.
Every month, Americans receive 10 million business credit card offers in the mail. These cards look like regular credit cards, but they’re intended specifically to help small companies and large corporations track their expenses. And unlike regular consumer cards, business credit cards don’t have the same protections under federal lending laws. That’s dangerous, especially now… Read More
The Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009 greatly increased the number of protective regulations for consumer accounts, but failed to do so for those for small businesses. However, a bill recently introduced to the U.S. House of Representatives by Congresswoman Nita Lowey of Westchester County, New York, will create similar safeguards for… Read More