March 15, 2018

What is Synthetic Identity Fraud?

The use of synthetic identities is causing more credit card losses than ever. However, the rate of growth of this type of fraud is slowing, according […]
March 14, 2018

Household Debt Rose at Fastest Rate Since 2007

U.S. household debt jumped in the fourth quarter at the fastest pace of this expansion while wealth gains continued amid a rising stock market, underscoring the […]
March 13, 2018

Entry-Level Housing Shortage Pushes Up Prices

With buyers scrambling for homes on anticipated mortgage rate growth, house values continued to rise at the start of the year, making entry-level homes even less […]
February 22, 2018

Tough Spring Home-Buying Season Looms Ahead

The 2018 spring home buying season could be even more competitive than last year’s, marked by fewer listings, quicker sales, and a higher percentage of homes […]
February 21, 2018

Mortgage Delinquency Rate at Lowest Level Since Recession

The serious mortgage delinquency rate decreased in the final quarter of 2017 to the lowest point since the great recession, according to TransUnion’s Q4 2017 Industry […]
February 16, 2018

Phishing Attacks Affected 76% of Firms in 2017

The battle against phishing attacks is still very much on, with a majority of enterprises reporting attacks in 2017. According to Wombat Security Technologies’ State of […]
February 15, 2018

New Foreclosures Fell to Record Low in 2017

It was a record-setting year in terms of the low number of foreclosure starts, partially helped by the various post-storm moratoria, according to Black Knight.  “Just […]
February 13, 2018

Equifax Hack Just Got Worse

The Equifax breach may have exposed more personal information of customers than previously thought.  Additional information, including tax IDs and driver’s license details, may have been […]
February 12, 2018

After the Storm: Higher Defaults in 4Q

There was an increase in total mortgage defaults during the fourth quarter.  However this rise has to be measured in context of what had been a […]