Are millennials contributing to traditional credit scores?

Dec 10, 2018 Philip Burgess

Are millennials contributing to traditional credit scores?

When consumers complete college or high school and look to go into a trade, they often don't have traditional consumer credit scores. Think of it this way: If they've never opened a line of credit - other than perhaps college loans, which many


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Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac required to use alternate credit under new legislation

Dec 10, 2018 Philip Burgess

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac required to use alternate credit under new legislation

A new Senate bill would obligate government-sponsored enterprises Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to accept alternative credit scores.


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5 simple strategies to stay protected shopping online

Dec 10, 2018 Philip Burgess

5 simple strategies to stay protected shopping online

The National Cyber Security Alliance offers some basic steps to shop safely on mobile devices, desktops and laptops.


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Getting chips in order for traditional, alternative lending applications

Dec 10, 2018 Sean Albert

The small business lending market has experienced a massive resurgence in the past year, with traditional and alternative financial service providers increasing approval rates and disbursing higher total volumes each month. This is a welcome


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High hopes for alternative lending, credit

Dec 10, 2018 Sean Albert

Since the Great Recession, alternative financial services have been on a tear, and this is true for a wealth of segments including credit scoring, small business lending and short term financing. As necessity always acts as the mother of invention,


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