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Breaking the covenant

Nov 21, 2012
28 percent of leveraged loans are now covenant-lite. Why does that matter to you? Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch explains.
Posted In: loans

Explaining the FHA with help from Uncle Charlie

Nov 20, 2012
What is the Federal Housing Administration and how does it work? Uncle Charlie and Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch explain.
Posted In: Federal Housing Administration, Housing, loans

Explaining dividend recapitalization

Oct 23, 2012
Dividend recapitalization: private equity shenanigans or sound common sense? Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch explains how it works.
Posted In: private equity, dividends, loans

Rethinking public subsidies in higher education

Aug 31, 2012
Commentator Andrew Kelly says tax dollars should fund innovation in higher education, not more of the same
Posted In: Education, state, financial aid, subsidies, loans

Making progress on household debt

Jun 25, 2012
The good news: Households are reducing debts. The bad news: There remains a considerable way to go.
Posted In: Mortgages, household debt, Economy, income, loans

The cost of foreclosure

Jun 22, 2012
How much does it cost to go through the foreclosure process?
Posted In: avoiding foreclosure, foreclosures, loans

Senator Dick Durbin on student loans and student debt

Mar 30, 2012
The amount of outstanding student loan debt in this country has reached $1 trillion. And if you scan the headlines this week, you'll find school after school raising tuition, which will almost certainly send that $1 trillion number up even further.
Posted In: student loan debt, Dick Durbin, Washington D.C., loans

Credit card attack!

Feb 24, 2012
So much for the end of crazy credit card solicitations -- card companies have become more aggressive than ever. We look at which solicitation techniques work and why.
Posted In: Credit Cards, solicitation, card companies, loans, debt

B of A cuts credit lines to some small businesses

Jan 3, 2012
While some banks are being encourage to lend more, pressure is also coming from regulators to crack down on riskier customers.
Posted In: Bank of America, Small Business, loans

Where lending rose and dropped

Dec 7, 2010
And this final note. For all the pronouncements that we'd become better, smarter savers out of the financial crisis, looks like the wallets are out...
Posted In: auto loans, Credit Cards, lending, loans, student loans

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