Monthly Archives: September 2014

loanDepot Moves Beyond Mortgages Into Personal Loans

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — loanDepot LLC, one of the fastest-growing nonbank lenders in the nation, today announced plans to begin offering personal loans in early 2015. The move marks the first milestone in the companys strategic plan … Continue reading

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11 Simple Ways You Can Boost Your Credit Score

Getty Images Knowing your credit score and knowing how to improve it are two of the most important things consumers can do ensure they reach their long-term goals. The three major credit rating agencies — Experian (EXPN), TransUnion and Equifax … Continue reading

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Online banking is just a click away

Heritage First Bank has three physical branches in Rome. And then there’s its fourth branch accessed via computer or cellphone. “Our e-bank, we treat it just like a branch,” said Ryan Earnest, president of Heritage First Bank. Online banking has … Continue reading

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The remote repo man: A growing reality for drivers

As auto lenders reach out to those with poor credit, they are increasingly using starter interruption devices, technology that allows them to remotely disable a car, to spur timely payment.

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Tips On Auto Financing If You Have Poor Credit

Easy credit and longer-term loans currently being offered at auto dealerships can make buying an expensive car alluring. Greg McBride, chief financial analyst at the Bankrate.com website, says consumers with poor credit shouldn’t bite. Consumers tend to focus on the … Continue reading

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New York AG Goes After More Mortgage Relief Firms

As part of a joint federal-state sweep by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Federal Trade Commission and 15 states targeting scam operations that prey on financially struggling homeowners and those facing foreclosure. Along with the FTC and CFPB, attorneys … Continue reading

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Identity theft of children targeted in Florida law

A bill spearheaded by Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam aimed at protecting Florida children from identity theft took effect this month. More than 50,000 children in Florida fall victim to identity theft every year, Putnam said. Now we have the capability … Continue reading

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Shemaroo Entertainment IPO opens; should you subscribe?

Moneycontrol Bureau The primary market seems to be back on investors radar after looking at great response to recent issues like Snowman Logistics and Sharda Cropchem that were oversubscribed 60 times each. Not only QIBs and HNIs showed huge interest … Continue reading

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Implementation of Open Market Operations in a Time of Transition

Targeted News Service NEW YORK, Sept. 24 — The Federal Reserves Bank of New York issued the text of the following remarks by Simon Potter, Executive Vice President: Thank you, Takeuchi-san. It is a pleasure to reconnect with you here … Continue reading

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TLTRO alone might not be a game changer for Eurozone credit recovery

From an economic perspective, the philosophy behind the TLTRO is complex. The first big expansion of the ECB’s balance sheet was executed in the two 3-year LTROs in December 2012 and February 2013, which together injected roughly EUR1 trillion of … Continue reading

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