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  • Auto loans cheapest ever, study says
    New data confirms that the APRs paid on auto loans in December were the lowest on record. And that seems to be driving a revival in vehicle sales. In fact, things are so good for carmakers that they are again going to be major advertisers during Sunday's Super Bowl.
    [January 31st, 2011]
  • Recent news that will effect interest rates on home equity loans
    Several economic reports came out recently that may effect the interest rates you pay on home equity loans. Make good financial choices by paying attention to changes in today's economy.
    [January 30th, 2011]
  • How a personal loan could help you
    Use caution about borrowing money, but there are emergency situations where a loan could help.
    [January 28th, 2011]
  • Your next mortgage loan or refinance: Tips for finding your best deal
    Shopping for a mortgage loan or refinance mortgage can be challenging, but these tips can help you find your best mortgage rate and loan terms.
    [January 27th, 2011]
  • What is mortgage unemployment insurance?
    Mortgage unemployment insurance could keep a roof over your head if you lose your job.
    [January 26th, 2011]
  • The new rules governing credit card debt are having a positive effect
    It has been almost a year since the Federal Reserve enacted new rules for governing credit card debt. Recent news shows that these rules could be having a positive effect on consumer debt.
    [January 23rd, 2011]
  • Understand the terms of home equity loans
    A big part of why the housing sector of the economy crashed a few years ago had to do with people taking out loans they didn’t understand. Don’t ever let that happen to you. Consumer protections are in place, such as, the terms of home equity loans being required to be given to you in advance. Knowing those [...]
    [January 23rd, 2011]
  • Do-it-yourself debt relief
    If you've borrowed money with instant payday loans, you know the mixed emotions that come with them. While easy payday loans are often an immediate solution to a dire need for cash, they usually indicate deeper financial problems. Consumers with an adequate emergency savings account or access to credit can usually handle unexpected expenses. Here's how to get out of debt to start saving.
    [January 21st, 2011]
  • Can you get a personal loan with bad credit?
    It is tough to get a personal loan with bad credit, but not necessarily impossible.
    [January 20th, 2011]
  • Cheap auto loans–more reasons to think they may not last
    By historical standards, auto loans remain incredibly cheap. But some think that happy situation may not last long.
    [January 17th, 2011]
  • Deliquencies on home equity loans are up, but projected to improve in 2011
    High unemployment has caused many homeowners to struggle to repay their home equity loans. Recent economic news suggests deliquencies on home equity loans should improve in 2011.
    [January 15th, 2011]
  • Should you get a fast loan online?
    Getting a fast loan online may be convenient, but expect to pay high fees.
    [January 14th, 2011]
  • Study shows 55+ changing home buying priorities
    A recent study finds that home buyers 55+ are shifting their buying priorities toward financial concerns rather than home design. Finding the right mortgage loan can help with purchasing an affordable and desirable home.
    [January 14th, 2011]
  • Fix your credit before shopping for a mortgage
    Don't rush to apply for a mortgage loan without taking time to repair bad credit.
    [January 13th, 2011]
  • Get out of debt fast in 2011
    The new year is a popular time to resolve to get out of debt. A debt consolidation loan or a debt settlement program will help get you out of debt and start your new year right.
    [January 9th, 2011]
  • Home Equity Loans: Fixed Seconds vs. HELOCs
    When it comes to home equity loans, you have choices. The two most common types of home equity loans are the fixed second and the HELOC. Which option you choose will depend, in large part, on why you want to access the money. Fixed seconds - One type of home equity loan is often referred to as [...]
    [January 9th, 2011]
  • Can you get a small business loan?
    Getting a small business loan is a long shot if you are just starting up.
    [January 7th, 2011]
  • 5 tips for responsibly using payday loans
    Consumers who rely on instant payday loans to help through a financial crisis are usually aware of their negative reputation, but careful use of payday loans can be helpful rather than harmful to the family budget.
    [January 7th, 2011]
  • New year, new home: 5 steps toward mortgage loan approval in 2011
    Along with traditional New Year's resolutions, buying a home may be one of your financial goals for 2011. Here are tips for getting approved for a mortgage loan.
    [January 3rd, 2011]
  • Cheap auto loans to get dearer in 2011?
    Auto loans (in fact most sorts of consumer credit) are generally cheaper now than they have been for years. But will that last? Some experts are predicting that borrowing will become more expensive in 2011.
    [January 3rd, 2011]
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