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David Lord

VP, Partnerships and Operations |  In Mortgages

David completed his undergraduate work in Finance at Indiana University, and holds an MBA from Wake Forest University. David has spent his career building successful teams in the telecommunications industry, working for industry leaders DISH Network and DIRECTV before joining Credit.com.

Give Yourself the Gift of a Good Credit Score

Credit Score

Give Yourself the Gift of a Good Credit Score

Give Yourself the Gift of a Good Credit Score

The holidays are just around the corner. You may be thinking of all the people you need to buy gifts for. When most people do their holiday shopping, they don’t always think about how their spending impacts their credit scores. However, A good credit score is important to your financial health and your life. Good... Read More

Banks Now Offering Low-Risk Automated Investing

Personal Finance

Banks Now Offering Low-Risk Automated Investing

Banks Now Offering Low-Risk Automated Investing

By the end of 2017, the U.S. banking system had $17.4 trillion in assets and a net income of $164.8 billion. As technology advances, banks are looking for innovative ways to keep up and stay relevant. Over the years, banks have been changing their product offerings. They are releasing new products that enable them to... Read More

3 Things Millennials and Baby Boomers Look for in Homes

Mortgages

3 Things Millennials and Baby Boomers Look for in Homes

3 Things Millennials and Baby Boomers Look for in Homes

Few things feel better than receiving the keys to the new house you just bought. There’s this sense of pride after working and saving for years to be able to purchase your dream home. This applies to everyone regardless of age or economic status. That said, not everyone wants the same thing in a home.... Read More

10 States Where Rent is Almost Half Your Income in 2018

Mortgages

10 States Where Rent is Almost Half Your Income in 2018

10 States Where Rent is Almost Half Your Income in 2018

It’s no secret that housing costs are on the rise. From the coast of California to the high-rises of New York, there are just some places where you would expect home prices to be ridiculous. That doesn’t mean that people don’t buy homes in these places – they do. You might even be surprised at... Read More

2019 Investment Tips for Retirees

Personal Finance

2019 Investment Tips for Retirees

2019 Investment Tips for Retirees

It’s common sense – save money so you can have financial security. Saving money is a wonderful habit, but the returns on your savings are significantly lower than if you invest that money instead. As people plan for retirement, their approach toward investments tends to become more conservative. After all, no one wants to risk losing... Read More

How You Can Become a 401k Millionaire

Personal Finance

How You Can Become a 401k Millionaire

How You Can Become a 401k Millionaire

Retirement. Many people look forward to this stage in life. To some people it may mean traveling abroad. To others, it might be living out their golden years in a secluded cabin in the woods. But when you’re no longer working how do you continue to pay for the things you need? How much money... Read More

Who’s Most Likely to Buy Homes?

Mortgages

Who’s Most Likely to Buy Homes?

Who’s Most Likely to Buy Homes?

Generation Z is a huge part of the U.S economy. This is the generation that comes after Millennials, born between 1995 and 2005. Although still quite young, Generation Z is already contributing up to $44 billion each year to the U.S. economy. A study by Property Shark shows that Generation Z, also known as iGen... Read More

Did Equifax Bounce Back from Last Year’s Breach?

News

Did Equifax Bounce Back from Last Year’s Breach?

Did Equifax Bounce Back from Last Year’s Breach?

What is your greatest fear about the digital age we live in? For many people, it is the fact that so much of their information is stored online. All you have to do is look around the various social media platforms and you will see people posting things that they wouldn’t normally so freely share... Read More

Bankruptcy Rate Has More Than Doubled for Seniors

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Bankruptcy Rate Has More Than Doubled for Seniors

Bankruptcy Rate Has More Than Doubled for Seniors

The definition of bankruptcy is given as “legal status of a person or other entity that cannot repay debts to creditors.” In most parts of the U.S., bankruptcy is imposed by the court after a petition by the creditors. All over the country, thousands of people file for bankruptcy on a daily basis as a... Read More

How New Government Policies Impact Student Loans

Student Loans

How New Government Policies Impact Student Loans

How New Government Policies Impact Student Loans

Did you know that about 44 million Americans owe more than $1.5 trillion in student loans? Student loans are by far some of the most widespread types of loans that plague people into their adult life. For the most part, people struggle to pay these loans off for their entire adult existence. It is no... Read More

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