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CFPB 2014 complaints report shows large increase in debt collection and credit
The CFPB's Consumer Response Annual Report analyzing complaints handled in 2014 indicates that volume rose 53% from 163,700 complaints in 2013 to 250,200 in 2014. The report provides data on the most common types of complaints for each product, …
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How to Get a Credit Card With Bad Credit
Credit card issuers use your credit score to determine how much of a risk you pose and the likelihood that you will not be able to make your credit card payments. Consumers with great credit enjoy access to more credit cards with better terms and rates …
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Switching to Usage-Based Car Insurance Might Save You Money
Insurers traditionally base car insurance quotes on factors that correlate to risk, including driving record, credit history, age, gender, marital status, vehicle, location, claims history and how much you say you drive. Technology now allows companies …
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7th annual Community Shred to be held at Moore County courthouse May 2
CARTHAGE – The seventh annual Community Shred will be held at the Moore County courthouse on May 2 from 9 a.m. to noon. County residents are invited to bring materials for shredding to the back parking lot of the Moore County Court House, 105 Dowd …
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GST only on annual credit card fee, no more service tax, says report
Beginning April 1, the Goods and Services Tax (GST) at 6% will only be imposed on the credit card annual fee charged by banks. – AFP/Relaxnews pic, March 23, 2015.The service tax on credit cards will be abolished and the Goods and Services Tax (GST) …
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ING Group will issue USD 2.25 billion Additional Tier 1 securities
… built-in loss carry forwards, (17) changes in credit-ratings, (18) ING's ability to achieve projected operational synergies and (19) the other risks and uncertainties detailed in the risk factors section contained in the most recent annual report …
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Consumer Data Industry Makes Credit Scores Easier to Access
It hasn't always been easy to get a credit report—especially if you've requested a report sometime in the past 12 months. But the industry's main credit-reporting agencies, represented by the Consumer Industry Data Association, are making some changes …
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Medical debt and your credit score
1 cause of bankruptcy is unpaid medical bills — outpacing those caused by mortgage debt and credit card debt — according to a recent study by NerdWallet.com, a price comparison website. About 40 percent of Americans reported a lower credit score in …
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Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc. Announces Proposed 0 Million Senior
The notes will be unsecured senior obligations of the issuing subsidiaries and guaranteed by the Company and its subsidiaries that guarantee its existing senior secured credit facility and 5.00 % senior unsecured notes due 2021. … Important factors …
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Student loan can hurt your credit for how long?
One thing is clear: If you have private student loans, they should be treated like any other negative event, cycling off your credit report after seven years from the date of the late payment. So a negative mark on your private loan (and most federal …
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Credit union issues 2014 report
UKIAH >> Mendo Lake Credit Union (MLCU) reported on another year of growth and service to the community at its 56th annual meeting in Ukiah. In addition, elections for the MLCU Board of Directors and Supervisory Committee were conducted at the March …
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Medical Collections on Credit Reports Will Soon Be Easier to Avoid
Pratt was referring to the investigative inquiry initiated by the New York state attorney general's office into the practices of the three major credit bureaus. In response to the attorney general's concerns about such issues as credit reporting …
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Remove "Authorized User" Negative Ratings from Your Credit Report
If you share a credit card with someone, they'll have to add you as an authorized user. However, if the primary cardholder doesn't pay the bills, your credit report could take a hit. Credit reporting agencies might be willing to delete that negative …
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How Mortgages Affect Credit Scores
Immediately following your new mortgage, expect your credit to suffer. Your credit score is a numerical representation of your ability to pay back a debt obligation. When you take on the largest loan that most consumers will ever have, your score goes …
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The Potentially Huge Impact of Student Loans on Your Credit Score
You don't have to search very hard to come across the dire stories of real people struggling with poor credit scores. Though most people are aware that their credit score is important — it can affect your ability to rent apartments, get a mortgage or …
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HUD's Castro to Realtors: We want alternatives to traditional credit scoring
Several real estate trade groups spent Wednesday discussing the challenges that credit standards pose for access for some would-be borrowers and alternatives to traditional credit scoring. The event, co-hosted by the National Association of Realtors …
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How to get a car loan after bankruptcy
You can get your free annual credit reports from AnnualCreditReport.com and you can get a free credit report summary from Credit.com that explains how lenders are likely to view your information. Although the lender will pull a customized credit score …
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Subsidies for Deforestation-driving Commodities Dwarf Conservation Finance
Agricultural subsidies worth at least $ 486 billion in 2012 dwarf the $ 8.7 billion total that developed countries have committed towards Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation of forests (REDD+) since 2006, the report finds. However …
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UK banks need to work harder on profitability, study finds
… more profitable, accountancy firm KPMG has warned. Its annual UK bank benchmarking report, which covers Lloyds, Barclays, HSBC, Royal Bank of Scotland and Standard Chartered, found that value for shareholders is still being eroded six years after …
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Bamboozled: Big victory against creditreporting firm that wrongly called Navy
Chaz Epps shouldn't be mistaken for a felon anymore. A case of identity theft and a jumbled credit report brought Epps, 32, to Bamboozled in 2013. Despite some pretty clear evidence, the credit reporting company refused to fix the mistakes Epps …
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Woman Is Sent 300 Credit Reports By Accident
A woman in Maine came home to a funny sight earlier in March when her mailbox was stuffed with more than 300 envelopes, each containing a credit report. Here's what's not so funny: None of them belonged to her. Katie Manning contacted a local news …
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Casey Capital, LLC Notifies Essex Rental Corp. Of Intention To Nominate
On February 26, 2015, the Company delayed the release of its fourth quarter and year-end operating results, citing its need for more time to evaluate the classification of its revolving credit facilities as current liabilities or long-term obligations …
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Medifast, Inc. Announces Reconstitution Of Board Of Directors And Cooperation
Pursuant to the Cooperation Agreement, the Company's Board of Directors has agreed to nominate new, independent director candidates to stand for election at the Company's 2015 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, including: Jeffrey J. Brown, Jori Hartwig …
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Don't trust credit card companies to teach kids about finances
We're concerned as consumer advocates in light of another report, released on April Fools' Day, on financial education. This one suggested parents and teachers take hard looks at any and all financial education programs and … We've written in earlier …
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Freddie Mac Announces Inaugural Actual Loss Transaction for the STACR
"We think the market of the future, where increasing amounts of credit risk will be transferred to private investors, will be actual loss based and we are excited to begin that transition with the next STACR offering," said Mike Reynolds, Freddie Mac …
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