Posts Tagged - 'loan products'

Payday Loans and Continuing Controversy

June 18, 2013, by Antonio Bard

Will payday loan companies always be seen as the black sheep in the financial family of products? It could be sooner rather than later as banks continue to toe their way in.

Alternative Credit Options

February 11, 2013, by Antonio Bard

Qualifying for credit is next to impossible for some consumers, but new credit alternatives could provide new options for mortgages and credit problems.

New Stats on How College Students See Credit

February 6, 2013, by Jon Dell

76% of college students have no idea what happens if they make a late payment on their credit cards. This, along with new revelations, paints dire picture.

2012: The Year of Credit Changes, Scandals Part 3

December 19, 2012, by Jon Dell

We’re looking back on 2012, this time, the summer and early fall months are in our crosshairs. From massive foreclosures to Moodys threatening to downgrade the U.S. credit.

States’ AGs Oppose New Payday Loan Bill

October 17, 2012, by Evita Page

Payday loan companies could be getting a break from the federal government. States are worried a new law would ease the restrictions on these companies.

The Numbers: Payday Loans

August 10, 2012, by Antonio Bard

Payday loans have become more mainstream in a tough economy. A new report by the Pew Center outlines just how many Americans are turning to these expensive financial products.

Slow Lending: Why is CFPB to Blame?

July 27, 2012, by Jon Dell

Republicans are upset with CFPB for not kick starting the slow lending pace in the U.S. The question is why – especially since it’s done more in the past year than most elected officials.