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The credit card delinquency rate is at a 7-year low

Aug 26, 2014
Rates are actually "considerably lower" than before the recession hit.
Posted In: credit card debt, Banks, revenue, credit, debt
HELOC

As banks prepare for end of draw, consumers should too

Jul 1, 2014
HELOCs are coming due in the next two years - and the economy should take heed.
Posted In: home equity, mortgage, credit

Tidying up with financial spring cleaning

Apr 11, 2014
Some spring cleaning tips for your wallet, too.
Posted In: spring cleaning, advice, credit

Surprise! Data pulled from the Internet is faulty

Mar 6, 2014
Some big data companies are offering faulty consumer credit reports.
Posted In: big data, credit

How to live off the credit card grid

Jan 24, 2014
Can you afford to say au revoir to your credit card?
Posted In: Credit card, off the grid, credit, Credit Cards

Immigrant entrepreneurs benefit by improving credit scores

Oct 14, 2013
A San Francisco group helps launch small business owners with micro-loans, which in turn create a path to mainstream credit when they are ready to expand.
Posted In: credit, Immigration

Just having a credit record can be an economic step up

Oct 10, 2013
The Mission Asset Fund in San Francisco leverages informal lending circles of low-income immigrants, to help borrowers eventually gain access to mainstream bank loans.
Posted In: credit, Personal Finance

Personal Finance Basics

Aug 1, 2013
A guide to personal finance basics, including tips on savings, strategies on investing, and more.
Posted In: banking, Investing, Savings, credit, Personal Finance

Five credit tips

Aug 1, 2013
Remember these five tips on credit and debt from today's Marketplace Money.
Posted In: credit, Credit Cards, debt

No credit needed at Sunnyside Farm

Aug 1, 2013
One farm lets customers build their own credit through the honor system.
Posted In: farming, tabs, credit

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