The risks of loan stacking
Mar 20, 2018 Philip Burgess
Loan stacking is fraught with risks that can backfire for lenders who engage in the practice, even when borrowers pass the underwriting process with flying colors.
Financial illiteracy cost typical American nearly $1,200 last year
Feb 22, 2018 Walt Wojciechowski
Poor financial literacy cost the average consumer nearly $1,200 in 2017, according to a recent poll conducted by the National Financial Educators Council.
Standard of living sentiment reaches record high
Feb 15, 2018 Walt Wojciechowski
With job gains amassing and take-home pay slowly but surely rising, Americans are feeling as good about how things are going than they have in years, an encouraging indicator for lenders coming to decisions on financing requests.
Net neutrality: What it is and what its repeal means to consumers
Jan 19, 2018 Philip Burgess
With net neutrality no longer the law of the land, tabled by the Federal Communications Commission, some consumers are worried that their internet bills will cost more
Average American owes $16K in credit card debt
Jan 16, 2018 Walt Wojciechowski
The typical U.S. household owes roughly $16,000 in payments on their credit cards, based on recent data crunched by NerdWallet.