Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, April 06, 2016 2:35 pm
By Crissinda Ponder ·

Your mortgage application is more likely to be approved on an unexpectedly sunny day, according to a new study.

Wednesday, October 08, 2014 5:00 pm
By Tara Baukus Mello ·

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has proposed to extend its oversight to auto finance lenders that are not banks.

Tuesday, April 08, 2014 8:55 am
By Judy Martel ·

It is possible to obtain a mortgage with less money down, but only if you qualify.

Tuesday, January 07, 2014 10:48 am
By Judy Martel ·

The ability-to-repay regulations set new standards for qualified mortgages.

Thursday, November 14, 2013 5:14 pm
By Polyana da Costa ·

Borrowers grown more satisfied with their mortgage lenders compared to last year, according to survey.

Monday, November 11, 2013 7:20 am
By Judy Martel ·

Qualified single and first-time buyers are still not able to obtain a mortgage.

Monday, November 04, 2013 5:53 pm
By Marcie Geffner ·

Consumer advocacy groups ask federal regulators to step up bank scrutiny.

Friday, January 25, 2013 10:14 am
By Judy Martel ·

The credit scores of mortgage applicants are higher than average.

Monday, January 14, 2013 5:37 pm
By Judy Martel ·

Tighter lending standards will make the popular ARM more difficult to obtain.

Tags: ARM, CFPB, lenders, rule
Friday, January 11, 2013 5:14 pm
By Claes Bell ·

A group of senators is asking regulators to investigate high-interest payday loans being made at major banks.

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