Category Archives: Loans

5 ways the Fed’s interest rate decisions affect you

Sarah Foster of Bankrate – You don’t want to hit the snooze button when the Federal Reserve decides to raise or lower rates. The central bank of the U.S. – also known as the Fed – is charged by Congress … Continue reading

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The politics behind your college and how you pay for it

Sara Swann in OpenSecrets.org from the Center for Responsive Politics – With the end of summer fast approaching comes another year of rising college tuition costs and looming student loans. The student loan industry is a major player in money in … Continue reading

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3 reasons to fear America’s massive $70 trillion debt pile

Anneken Tappe of CNN – America’s debt load is about to hit a record. The combination of cheap money and soaring debt helped fuel the decade-long economic expansion and bull market, but America’s gluttony of loans could work against it … Continue reading

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Survey: Identity Fraud Fell in 2018

Those tiny chips in your credit and debit cards help derail fraudsters From Katherine Skiba, AARP – Credit and debit card fraud dropped in 2018, thanks to the emergence of embedded chip cards over the past few years, a new … Continue reading

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Deutsche Bank loaned more than $2 billion to Trump over two decades

by Yen Nee Lee of CNBC – Deutsche Bank loaned more than $2 billion to Donald Trump before he became president — despite multiple red flags surrounding his business dealings, The New York Times reports. In some instances, Trump exaggerated … Continue reading

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