How Student Loan Debt Impacts Your Credit Report

By | Nov 23, 2012

How Student Loan Debt Impacts Your Credit ReportNews from Fox Business: With many students graduating college with significant college loans, it’s important they understand how this debt shapes their credit score and purchasing power in the future. While having a significant amount of student loan debt may limit grads’ discretionary spending and force them to […]

Credit Score Under 600? New Rules Make That Loan Unlikely

By | Nov 1, 2012

Credit Score Under 600? New Rules Make That Loan UnlikelyNews from TheStreet.com: NEW YORK (TheStreet) — If you were wondering whether your low credit score qualified you for a home or car loan, the U.S. government has an answer for you: “Sorry, pal.” That’s basically the response from the Federal Reserve in its Senior Loan […]

Credit report: Auto loan delinquencies dip

By | Aug 22, 2012

Credit report: Auto loan delinquencies dipNews from Newsday: Cars Newsday > Classifieds Originally published: August 21, 2012 9:57 AMUpdated: August 21, 2012 7:36 PM Photo credit: iStock | According to credit reporting company, TransUnion, the rate of U.S. auto loan payments at least 60 days overdue fell in the second quarter of 2012 to 0.33 […]

Student loan debt surpasses credit card debt on Credit Reports

By | Jun 13, 2012

Student loan debt surpasses credit card debt on Credit ReportsNews from Houston Chronicle: The race between the credit card debt and the student loan debt accrued by the Americans has been won by the later. Unfortunate, but true. Student loan overshoots the credit card debt the last year, and as the number of college students […]

Fed Report: Student Loan Debt at Record $904B

By | Jun 1, 2012

Fed Report: Student Loan Debt at Record $ 904BNews from LoanSafe: (Source: Carrie Mason-Draffen Newsday, Melville, N.Y. (MCT) — Student-loan debt rose to a record $ 904 billion in the first quarter, even as other forms of consumer debt declined, a government report said Thursday. Student loan debt rose 7.7 percent from a year earlier […]

Will Car Loan Payoff Improve Credit Score?

By | Jun 1, 2012

Will Car Loan Payoff Improve Credit Score?News from Fox Business: Dear Driving for Dollars,Will my credit score go up if I pay off the remaining balance on my car loan?— Stacey Dear Stacey,Paying off an installment loan — a loan that is for a fixed amount for a set term such as a car loan […]

Judge: Auto dealers must tell low credit score buyers why loan rates are higher

By | May 26, 2012

Judge: Auto dealers must tell low credit score buyers why loan rates are higherNews from Detroit Free Press: A federal judge has ruled that auto dealers must tell consumers with lower credit scores why they are charged higher interest rates than those charged to the majority of car buyers. U.S. District Court Judge Ellen Huvelle […]

Don’t Fear Home Loan Credit Check; Seminar Shows How Banks Try to Help

By | Apr 25, 2012

Don’t Fear Home Loan Credit Check; Seminar Shows How Banks Try to HelpNews from LoanSafe: DECATUR (Source: Nicole Harbour Herald & Review, Decatur, Ill. (MCT)  — Sherry Cool and Malissa Munsterman, assistant vice presidents of mortgage loans at Hickory Point Bank and Trust, know looking at credit reports and applying for a home loan can […]

Applying for a loan? Here are few tips

By | Apr 14, 2012

Applying for a loan? Here are few tipsNews from Business Today: Home /Archive /Money Today /Banking /April 2012 /Story Applying for a loan? Here are things to keep in mind for your credit score Chandralekha Mukerji        Edition: April 2012 Financial institutions check your credit score before extending you a loan. Apart from common mistakes, […]

Need a Loan? Credit Score One of Many Important Factors

By | Mar 14, 2012

Need a Loan? Credit Score One of Many Important FactorsNews from Opposing Views: By Barrett Burns You may be happy to learn that a common misconception held by even financially savvy individuals is that a bank’s decision to lend hangs solely on a person’s credit score. The credit score is certainly an important part of the […]

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