Mortgage bonanza: Major home loan trends of 2018

Jul 13, 2018 Philip Burgess

Mortgage bonanza: Major home loan trends of 2018

The most popular mortgage loan in the U.S. is something of an old standby. 


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The unbanked are scam targets, too

Jun 19, 2018 Philip Burgess

The unbanked are scam targets, too

The unbanked are in fraudsters' crosshairs, with prepaid cards under attack. 


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Identity theft reaches all-time high

Jun 19, 2018 Philip Burgess

Identity theft reaches all-time high

Approximately 16.7 million Americans in 2017 were victimized by identity fraud, according to analysis conducted by Javelin Strategy & Research.


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Comptroller advises banks to expand their horizons with small-dollar loans

Jun 19, 2018 Philip Burgess

Comptroller advises banks to expand their horizons with small-dollar loans

Representatives within the federal government say it's time for banks to get back into small-dollar lending mode.


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Online lenders upping qualification standards in response to default wave

Jun 19, 2018 Walt Wojciechowski

Online lenders upping qualification standards in response to default wave

The swift speed at which online lenders approve loan requests, in part, has led to an uptick in borrowers defaulting, forcing lenders to ratchet up their qualification standards.


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