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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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