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.
Why rising rents in 2018 may not be problematic
Feb 20, 2018 Philip Burgess
Due to dwindling supply, 2018 could bring further increases in rent prices, a potential issue for the unbanked whom rely on regular rent payments to shore up their alternative credit reports.
Infographic: The benefits of fintech for the credit invisible
Feb 20, 2018 MicroBilt News
Fintech firms have made quite a mark on the lending world in the past few years. Their innovative deployment of mobile banking tools is the cause, something which is quite beneficial to those with little to no traditional credit.
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.
Webinar: The ARM Industry Outlook for 2018
Feb 06, 2018 MicroBilt News
Gordon Beck, the chief executive of Diversified Consultants, Inc. (DCI), has a bold prediction for the ARM industry for 2018. Speaking on a webinar last week which was sponsored by Microbilt, Beck said that 2018 will be the ARM’s industry’s “best year in a decade.”