This Week in Credit News: CFPB on the Move

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This Week in Credit News: CFPB on the Move

This Week in Credit News: CFPB on the Move

The biggest credit news this week is all about some new actions by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. How to Manage Your Elderly Parent’s Money The CFPB recently released some guidelines to help financial caregivers in exercising their fiduciary duties. That may sound more complex than it actually is. About 22 million Americans 60 years… Read More

This Week in Credit News: Government Shutdown Woes

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This Week in Credit News: Government Shutdown Woes

This Week in Credit News: Government Shutdown Woes

The biggest credit news this week is all about the government shutdown, as furloughed Americans may turn to credit to supplement lost income. Will the Government Shutdown Lead to a Spike in Payday Loans? The federal government shutdown on Tuesday means that hundreds of thousands of Americans have been furloughed. For those who have to… Read More

This Week in Credit News: Mortgage Market

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This Week in Credit News: Mortgage Market

This Week in Credit News: Mortgage Market

The biggest news this week is all about the housing market, as the Fed announced plans to keep interest rates low —  a move that could keep mortgage rates low in tandem. In Surprise, Fed Decides to Maintain Pace of Stimulus After signaling earlier this year that the Federal Reserve would being to unwind its… Read More

This Week in Credit News: Privacy Updates

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This Week in Credit News: Privacy Updates

This Week in Credit News: Privacy Updates

The biggest credit news this week is all about privacy and security, as the new iPhone 5S launches with a fingerprint technology intended to make your smartphone safer. Does the iPhone 5S Fingerprint Tech Make You Safer? The announcement this week of Apple’s latest high-tech smartphone touted a major advance in iPhone security — a… Read More

This Week in Credit News: Lost Opportunities

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This Week in Credit News: Lost Opportunities

This Week in Credit News: Lost Opportunities

The biggest credit news this week is all about the opportunities Americans are missing out on, including saving money and better credit. How Much Does Your Credit Score Cost You? It may be hard to believe, but not taking care of your credit can cost you more than $4,000 a year. Pretty shocking, right? Gerri… Read More

This Week in Credit News: Homebuyer Frenzy

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This Week in Credit News: Homebuyer Frenzy

This Week in Credit News: Homebuyer Frenzy

The biggest credit news this week is all about mortgages, as house hunting season heats up and rates are on the rise. Mortgage rates reach highest level in 2 years If you’ve been waiting to buy a home, now may be the time to act. Not only are mortgage rates hitting the highest level they’ve… Read More

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