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2019

May

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  • Beware of credit repair companies. People struggling with loan payments and falling credit scores may be tempted to seek a quick fix. But they should be wary of so-called credit repair companies that promise to scrub credit files and improve
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  • Where the good jobs are. For people without a college degree, finding work that offers decent pay can be a challenge. The solution may require a change in scenery.
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  • How Nest home protection allowed hackers in. Software designed to help people break into websites and devices has gotten so easy to use that it’s practically child’s play, and many companies, including Nest, have effectively chosen to let
  • Tax tips for home buyers and sellers. While the 2019 tax filing season may be over, if you’re buying or selling real estate this year, you may want to consult a tax expert as well as a real estate agent.
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  • CFPB head says people need ‘to help themselves’. After becoming head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau—a job for which she had little if any relevant experience—Kathleen Kraninger went on what she called a three-month “listening tour”
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  • Could debt collectors send you texts, emails?. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will unveil debt collection rules in a few weeks, the agency’s director said potentially unleashing a battle over the industry’s tactics and consumers’ rights. The
  • No-income, no-asset mortgages are back. NINA loans are loans that do not include a requirement for a borrower to prove income or assets. No Income, No Assets = NINA. And now, NINA loans are back, as 360 Mortgage Group announced, that it
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