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Consumers advised over action to take if rejected for finance

In the current financial climate an increasing number of consumers are finding themselves being turned down for finance, such as loans, credit cards, ... to check their credit report, as this will show them what their credit rating is like and will give ... they should take once rejected for credit. Many tend to make another application to a different [more...]

Date: 2009-01-02 11:45:58

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Credit Rating Agencies Duly Scrutinized

credit rating agencies investigation subprime crisis ... and analysis. Credit rating agencies came under heavy scrutiny Wednesday on Capitol Hill for the role ... of been in hiding. Like the high school student who hadn't completed his report yet, they slid under [more...]

Date: 2008-10-23 18:13:15

Will Credit Repair Enhance Your Plunging Credit Score?

As lending rules get stricter by the day, an increasing number of consumers are desperately looking for ways to improve their credit ratings ... but nevertheless accurate entry on the client’s credit report. This technic exploits a provision ... or out-of-date information from their credit report. This technic works under the premise [more...]

Date: 2008-12-08 07:00:23

Throwing Pennies Down A Drain

Some housing bubble news from Wall Street and Washington ... s first annual report on the credit rating agencies since Congress gave it express oversight in 2006 ... . Today, the SEC released its report on credit rating agencies and their role in the subprime mess. Moody [more...]

Date: 2008-07-09 18:36:25

Maintaining Excellent Credit Rating

Being approved for credit is a sign that someone is willing to take a risk on you with their money ... of all, get your free annual credit report from the credit bureau. Check for mistakes or false ... bills - food, utilities, rent, or mortgage. Before you go out shopping for credit lines, make sure [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 03:41:35

Information trickle down

UPDATE: 7:45PM NZDT:ODT reporting:ANZ and National Bank have announced they are dropping their fixed-term mortgage rates ahead of the next Official ... fall in line with what the RBNZ does on 29 January.-- UPDATE ENDS RNZ reporting that the S&P credit rating downgrade has affected our dollar. I have always said that credit rating agencies will trigger [more...]

Date: 2009-01-13 22:43:00

Debt Management

Debt not only causes stress and worry, but it could also harm your credit rating ... this to the credit bureaus. The negative report in turn has a huge impact on your credibility and your credit score. When deciding whether or not to take on new debt it is important to consider [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 20:45:59

5 Important Things About Business Credit Cards

Simplify your bookkeeping and profile with the Centennial® Gold MasterCard®/Visa® * Reports monthly to 4 ... reflect on your credit report. The key to maintaining an excellent rating is to know how to manage ... Major Credit Bureaus * Low APR on purchases * All credit types welcome to apply! >>Full [more...]

Date: 2008-11-17 08:24:20

What Are Benefits Of Good Credit?

By Darren Cason Most people know that if you have a good credit score, you get good interest rates and better offers on new loans and credit ... requirements. Many apartment managers, landlords, and those who offer leases will check your credit ... the credit report is only to verify past employment, but often the credit score is considered as part [more...]

Date: 2009-01-10 12:00:16

Understanding Corporate Credit

by Mary Bush One of the most common misconceptions relating to corporate credit is that it works just like personal credit ... credit rating and score. So paying your bills on time and not having a high balance on available sources ... . Do you know what is on your business credit report? At least once a year you should be examining it very [more...]

Date: 2009-01-04 09:38:22

Understanding Corporate Credit

by Mary Bush One of the most common misconceptions relating to corporate credit is that it works just like personal credit ... credit rating and score. So paying your bills on time and not having a high balance on available sources ... . Do you know what is on your business credit report? At least once a year you should be examining it very [more...]

Date: 2009-01-03 22:23:56

Choosing a Credit Repair Firm

Credit repair is a million dollar industry with a lot of scams. Finding a loan with poor credit isn’t hard, getting a decent interest rate can be. When you clean up your credit report you end up saving hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars ... guide and your 3-in-1 credit report; Whichever way you decide to go, here are just a few tips [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 18:49:38

A-Z real estate vocabulary for home buyers and sellers

Nothing is more fundamental to buying or selling your home than understanding the language that realtors, lenders and others in the industry use ... , origination fee, hazard and mortgage insurance, credit report and appraisal fee. Debt-to-Income ... inspection. Annual Percentage Rate (APR) - The cost of credit expressed as a yearly rate. Bridge Loan [more...]

Date: 2008-12-02 21:05:42

Getting Rid Of Bad Credit

By Michael Benifez Today's credit crisis is resulting in a more difficult road for consumers to getting a loan and obtaining good rates ... . 1: Obtain a copy of your credit report. You can't repair something you don't know is broken. Once ... . If your credit rating is less than stellar, you can pretty much guarantee you're not going to get the best [more...]

Date: 2009-01-03 08:21:18

Best Buy: Piper Upgrades; Sees Benefit From Rival’s Pain

Piper Jaffray retail analyst Mitchell Kaiser this morning raised his rating on Best Buy (BBY) ... s near-term prospects; credit research firm Gimme Credit on Friday cut its credit rating ... . Tomorrow morning, Best Buy will report results for its fiscal third quarter ended in November; today [more...]

Date: 2008-12-15 17:36:12

Free Credit Reports

When I started blogging I became more aware about making transaction in the internet ... . They copy or stole the codes of your credit cards. The owner of the card has no idea ... reports and your credit history rating. You can do this online. It’s so easy and fast, plus hassle-free [more...]

Date: 2009-01-10 05:08:00

Debt relief solutions are assisting thousands to get out of debt

Many consumers have been falling prey to the unscrupulous actions taken by the money grubbing credit card companies, ... negative slight against the debtor’s credit report. These practices are forcing consumers to look ... a negative on their credit report and giving the creditors the ability to raise the rate and basically [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 14:48:15

Posts about Mortgage Market Report as of January 14, 2009

Flagstar Bank 12 to 14 month Promo CD Rate - monitorbankrates ... Online Banking Getting a Copy of Your Credit Report Islamabad An overview of housing in Pakistan ... your personal credit report to ensure that your credit score has improved. Lenders … . Read this article [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 12:23:49

Media Roundup - October 17th, 2008

Media Roundup Real Estate News New listings slip in third quarter (Globe and Mail) Home prices are falling, but mortgage rates are rising ( ... (Bloomberg) Mortgage Q&A: Liquidity, credit will lower rates (Washington Times) TD Report Says ... s Time to Invest (NY Times) Canadian manufacturing shipments slide (Canada.com) Urban Planning [more...]

Date: 2008-10-17 12:00:07

Obtain Helpful Recommendations About Orlando Realtor

Part I Step 1: Spiff up your credit Good credit can lower your mortgage interest rates, potentially saving you hundreds of dollar a month ... . Order a credit report (usually free online). You can dispute any mistakes, but the most important thing is to build up good credit from here out. Lenders want clients who can pay bills on ... [more...]

Date: 2008-12-31 00:00:10

Condos at The Grove

The Grove still has 5 units for sale that have been sitting on the market for months ... Appraisal. 2. Free Credit Report. 3. 30 minute loan approvals on the site. 4. Long term rate lock ... credit rating from both Standard & Poor’s (AAA) and Moody’s (AA+). 7. Rate discounts for existing & new [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 06:59:08

Happy New Year Facebook - your employees think you’re lying about advertising. And they may have a point

A gremlin inside Facebook - or more likely a disgruntled employee - briefly hacked Facebook in the last few hours ... and business, then why do I get shown ads for Credit Rating Reports, as I did today? On thing’ ... get you a 2:1″ and Bad credit? Get a credit card with 39.9% APR!’. Classy.” The thing is, social [more...]

Date: 2009-01-05 11:59:10

Debt consolidation v IVA?

Why do people consolidate their debts or enter into IVAs (Individual Voluntary Arrangements)? ... ’s credit rating, and probably make credit harder to obtain and more expensive. It’ll stay on their credit report for six years, although this won’t really be an issue for the first five of those [more...]

Date: 2009-01-08 18:23:38

Mexico May Avoid Credit Rating Downgrade, JPMorgan Says

Mexico may stave off a credit- rating downgrade, JPMorgan Chase & Co. said. “From our conversations with the rating agencies, they appear to be giving Mexico the benefit of the doubt and will likely wait to see what components of the fiscal reform are approved by Congress,” JPMorgan analysts led by Joyce Chang wrote in a report to clients. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-29 16:44:07

More Ways to Save on Auto, Home and Health Insurance

Despite the fact that auto, home and health insurance rates are on the rise, ... can raise your rates. Improve your credit report by repairing any errors and stay on time paying ... there are always ways to save money on these necessities with a little ingenuity. In our free [more...]

Date: 2008-12-17 00:23:48

Find Out Here Useful Knowledge - Finding Secure Auto Loans Website

You can find online car loans everywhere. But before you punch in important personal information, make sure that you’re on a good secure site ... . You can take it with no penalty if the dealer offers a better loan rate. Check out credit unions, banks ... -related expenses. Don’t forget to verify your credit record. Order a copy of your credit report [more...]

Date: 2008-11-16 19:08:43

CDS report: Rate cuts lift mood

Credit markets rallied strongly Thursday morning after the 50 basis point rate cut from the US Federal Reserve, cuts from China and Taiwan and indications from central banks that they would continue to act against recession boosted sentiment across markets. The cost of protecting corporate debt against [more...]

Date: 2008-10-30 12:24:52

Today in Russian Business - Jan 14th, 2009

The financial crisis is having a dire effect on migrants who depend on money from their employers to support their families back home, ... is trying to encourage residents to buy apartments, saying that reports of anticipated price drops ... had its credit rating lowered to 'junk' by Standard & Poor's. The government wants to counter [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 11:33:41

FICO Fitness Fundamentals

A FICO score is the number that determines the interest rate you pay on credit cards, car loans and mortgages ... credit bureaus: Equifax, Experian and TransUnion. The FICO score is linked to just about every ... in your favor) Don’t apply for any new credit cards Review your credit report periodically to make [more...]

Date: 2008-11-25 16:08:53

Who’s At Fault for Economic Crisis - Everyone: Tom Friedman

I would encourage everyone to read Thomas Friedman’s column in the New York Times today.  Along those same lines check out PBS’ Now and their report on the credit rating agencies and their role in the financial crisis.  The first three grafs: I spent Sunday afternoon brooding over [more...]

Date: 2008-11-26 14:57:32

Free Credit Report

Most individuals only think of credit scores if they are applying for loans ... score by keenly monitoring the credit ratings and identifying any problems and discrepancies in the process. In addition, the site also gives idea to people about the factors affects my credit score [more...]

Date: 2008-12-31 02:11:23

Repair A Bad Credit Report - Is it possible to have it done for you?

A credit report is an important piece of paper. Lenders look at it closely when basing their decision on whether or not to give you a loan. Insurance companies can use it to determine your rates or whether they will consider covering you at all. Employers can make use of this report and use it [more...]

Date: 2009-09-26 12:09:42

News and Blogs: Friday, November 14, 2008

America’s 20 Best Health Plans. Unsurprisingly, my plan is not on this list from MSN and US News & World Report ... higher interest rates on consumer credit cards. For the “News and Blogs” features, which I plan ... . I should take advantage of my Aetna plan more by visiting a doctor for a check-up once in a while [more...]

Date: 2008-11-14 18:30:08

Headline News - October 24, 2008

New Mercator Advisory Group Report: Re-examining Debit Rewards at the Top Fifty Banks Prepaid Card Holdings, ... pose special concerns CreditCards.com: Weekly Credit Card Rate Report The PayPal Blog: New Button ... , No Card Issuance Fee and No Activation Fees Canadian Payments Association: CPA Board Decides [more...]

Date: 2008-10-24 11:43:58

Best Credit Repair - Outdated Credit Fixing Techniques

Having bad credit report affects you in all financial aspects of your life, there is strongest reasons then, justifying a credit fixing as soon as you can, you will get the benefits of lower interest rates on all kind of loans you apply for. However, there some important points to take in consideration when you ... [more...]

Date: 2008-12-27 19:00:59

The Daily Poverty Post.

First of all, isn’t it funny that when conjuring the telephone, we think of the above? ... , this safe site will provide you with one free FICO score and credit report every 12 months — ... out how to call your credit card company to renegotiate your interest rate! Before we begin [more...]

Date: 2008-12-06 17:33:45

Warning to taxpayers, investors — Part 2: Nukes may become troubled assets, ruin credit ratings

Part 1 presented a new study that puts the generation costs for power from new nuclear plants at from 25 to 30 cents per kilowatt-hour — triple ... its credit ratings several years into the project, according to a new report from Moody’s Investors Service… ... ). The risk to utilities who start down the new nuke path is also great. A June 2008 report by [more...]

Date: 2009-01-07 13:43:01

FHA Streamlined Refinance - Lower your Rate and Payments Without Credit Qualifying or a New Appraisal

With rates near an all time low, refinancing has become a big thing again ... refinance: No credit qualifying. This is not credit score based and it is not even necessary to pull a full credit report. Your mortgage does need to be up to date, and current and we will look [more...]

Date: 2008-12-30 16:30:24

Mortgage Rates for Friday Afternoon

This morning’s Jobs Report was even worse than expected with 533, ... s report.   Mortgage rates are much improved over the last rate post (pre-Thanksgiving) and slightly ... ).  The conforming rate quote below is based on owner occupied with a mid-low credit score of 720-739, “full [more...]

Date: 2008-12-05 21:22:25

Blagojevich woes to cost Illinois money

Blagojevich woes to cost Illinois money Posted December 16, 2008 1:27 PM by Frank James Many people may not know (I didn't until a few minutes ago) that Gov. Rod Blagojevich's problems could potentially cost Illinois taxpayers significant money. How so? A Bloomberg report explains: Fitch Ratings cut the credit [more...]

Date: 2008-12-17 17:28:14

Pitfalls of Bad Credit Credit Cards

Having lousy FICO scores, as we all know, affects our ability to pull out loans ... you for what you’ve done, they’ll report you to credit rating ... . As for the lending companies that do accept our request to borrow money, the rates [more...]

Date: 2008-12-27 14:35:46

Conducting Pre-employment Background Checks

With the infinite amounts of information being passed on the Internet today, ... records, credit records and many more. Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), some background check ... credit card frauds are happening in the information superhighway at an alarming rate. Though a lot [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 18:24:08

myFiCO Credit Score Watch - 30 Days FREE Trial Promotion

This post is written and copyrighted by FIRE Finance (http://firefinance.blogspot.com). myFiCO Credit Score Watch ... of us new to Score Watch, it's a tool used to: » monitor important changes to our Equifax credit ... or when we qualify for a better interest rate » alert us when unexpected changes to our credit report [more...]

Date: 2008-09-15 01:09:38

Downgrades of European Real Estate Companies More Likely

The European real estate sector’s business model resilience and companies’ financial policies will be tested over the coming months,  Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services says in a new Industry Report Card. In the context of lower investor ... . Technorati Tags: credit-ratings, European real estate, standard-and-poors [more...]

Date: 2009-01-12 15:24:08

Tell Us Something We Don't Know: Consumers Deeper In Debt

From the "not news" file comes a report from credit rating firm, Equifax, that consumers are falling more deeply into debt. According to Reuters, Dann Adams,... This is a content summary only [more...]

Date: 2008-12-23 20:47:24

Tips on Declaring Bankruptcy

If you know you’re going to declare bankruptcy, there’s probably not much I can say to make you change your mind but there are a few things I can ... to have a ding on your credit report for years to come.  What does this mean?  Kiss the good interest rates goodbye and kiss the annual-fee free credit cards away as well.  You’re most likely going [more...]

Date: 2008-11-29 20:11:42

Right Under Our Noses: Financial Weapons of Mass Destruction & A Modernized Regulatory Structure...

THE PROBLEMS: Part I “At the heart of this credit crunch mess is something called "derivatives ... financial markets safe and sound, and manipulating accounting rules, credit ratings and financial reports [more...]

Date: 2008-09-23 05:19:24

Ripples from Chase. Banks in the news, and not in a good way

Here is a job listing just in time for all those great folks at Chase Chase’s exit from wholesale left brokers searching the rate sheets in their ... up-front fees for application, credit report and appraisal with the thinking being “once a customer writes a check, even for a nominal amount, they are motivated to stay put”. And successful [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 14:34:13

Bill Would Make Ratings Agencies Share Liability

A key House lawmaker wants to make credit rating agencies — which have been widely criticized for failing to give investors adequate warning of the risks in subprime mortgage securities that triggered the financial crisis — responsible for each other’s assessments by holding them collectively liable for inaccuracies.The Associated Press reported that a new draft bill by the lawmaker, Representative Paul Kanjorski, a Pennsylvania Democrat, includes a plan meant to address what critics contend is [more...]

Date: 2009-10-01 09:07:48

Cortera launches first community for small business credit repor...

Boca Raton, Florida and DEMOfall 2009, San Diego, California (PRESS RELEASE – September 26, 2009) — Cortera™, a community-driven business information company, today unveiled the Cortera Credit Exchange™, http://www.cortera.com, a new online service that, for the first time, blends business credit report data with user generated payment experience reviews and ratings from companies’ business partners. read more [more...]

Date: 2009-09-26 11:00:53

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