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August 28, 2017

Auto and Mortgage Loan Defaults at Lowest Level in Decade

Despite a slight increase in July, the default rate for first mortgage loans still sits at its lowest point in the last 10 years, according to […]
August 24, 2017

Banks Cut Back on Risky Lending

For the first time since 2012, lenders are making fewer subprime loans, according to a new report from TransUnion.  Subprime loans are those made to consumers with […]
August 21, 2017

Young Women Have Better Credit Scores Than Men

A recent Lending Tree survey found points of major disparity in the responses from men and women regarding debt and personal financial health.  The survey’s findings […]
August 18, 2017

2017 Back-to-School Spending to Reach $83.6 Billion

With consumer confidence rising and more young people in school, back-to-college spending is expected to hit an all-time high this year while back-to-school spending is expected […]
August 11, 2017

Consumers Speed up Card Replacement Cycle

Despite the heightened security that comes with EMV chips and tokenization, consumers remain worried about their personal data being exposed in a seemingly nonstop parade of […]
August 10, 2017

Consumer Borrowing Slows in June

Consumer borrowing slowed a bit in June from the torrid growth in the prior month, but continued at a solid pace, according to government data released […]
August 7, 2017

Consumers Grow Pessimistic About Future

Consumers grew slightly less optimistic in their future this July, however confidence levels remain historically high, according to the Survey of Consumers conducted by the University […]
August 4, 2017

Most Americans Die With Debt

You’re probably going to die with some debt to your name. In fact, 73% of consumers had outstanding debt when they were reported as dead, according […]
July 27, 2017

Mortgage Delinquencies Continue to Decline

Mortgage delinquencies dropped in April and the economy continued to show improvement, according to the latest Loan Performance Insights Report from CoreLogic.  Nationally, mortgages in some stage […]