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February 11, 2016

Sub-Prime Mortgage Growth Steady

First-mortgage originations for subprime borrowers, consumers with an Equifax Risk Score of 620 or below, showed steady growth last year from January to October, with more […]
February 10, 2016

Strategic Default: By the Numbers

The rate of home price recovery during the 7 years that a foreclosure remains on a consumer’s credit report is one measure of whether borrowers who […]
February 3, 2016

Following a Stellar Year, Housing Market Will Struggle in ’16

Warmer weather heated up housing activity at the end of 2015 to help make it the best year for sales of new single-family homes since 2007. […]
January 18, 2016

MLK Day: Facts & Figures

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a federal holiday that is celebrated on the third Monday of every January. Many Americans see this holiday as a […]
January 15, 2016

What are the Hardest Working States in the U.S.?

America has long been known as the land of opportunity.  It’s the one place in the world where if you bare down and work your nose […]
January 13, 2016

What to do When You Win the $1.5 Billion Jackpot

Everyone’s heard the stories about people who blow through sudden, large sums of money, such as inheritances, game show prizes or lottery winnings. Financial planner Lynnette “The Money […]
January 11, 2016

Student Savvy: Saving Money in 2016

The new year often inspires new habits and goals one wants to accomplish in the coming year. This year, many Americans have made the resolution to […]
January 8, 2016

5 New Ways to Manage Your Money

Can’t seem to keep a budget? Don’t be too hard on yourself – you’re not alone. Only 1 in 3 Americans say they have a detailed […]
January 7, 2016

Banks Use Tech to Make Mortgage Process Easier

USAA now updates mortgage customers with customized clips that show information like the closing data, items still needed, the estimated escrow and the interest rate. The […]