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A sale pending announcement sits atop a for sale sign in a home's yard in Richardson, Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

US average on 30-year mortgage rises to 4.29 pct

WASHINGTON (AP) – Average U.S. mortgage rates rose modestly this week, a move that makes home-buying a bit less affordable. Still, rates remain near historically low levels. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Wednesday that the […]

11/27/2013

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Student loan borrowers complain of repayment snags

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal officials have received more than 3,800 complaints in the last year from borrowers of private student loans, with common problems related to payment processing and requests for loan modifications. The complaints […]

10/16/2013

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Tips to fix your credit

Here is some advice from Jewlie Angle, a finance specialist at Tucceri Associates, to help you fix your credit:

06/06/2013

Republicans to back Obama’s student loan idea

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare victory on college loans. The GOP-led House Education and Workforce Committee is backing an idea in Obama’s budget proposal to link […]

05/09/2013

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US rate on 30-year mortgage slips to 3.54 pct.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages crept closer to their historic lows this week, a trend that could help the housing recovery strengthen.

04/04/2013

Neither party has cash to fix student loan rates

WASHINGTON (AP) — Incoming college freshmen could end up paying $5,000 more for the same loans their older siblings have, if Congress doesn’t keep interest rates from doubling. If that sounds familiar, it’s because the same warning came last year.

03/28/2013

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More Americans struggle to repay student loans

WASHINGTON (AP) — More Americans are falling behind on student loans, threatening their ability to obtain mortgages and other credit in the future.

02/28/2013

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Wells Fargo ups goal for loans to women-owned biz

NEW YORK (AP) — Wells Fargo & Co. is reaching out to women small business owners in hopes of achieving a new goal: a total of $55 billion in lending to women-owned companies by 2020.

01/23/2013

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Fewer US homes repossessed by banks in 2012

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lenders took possession of fewer U.S. homes in 2012 than a year earlier, as the pace of new homes entering the path to foreclosure slowed.

01/16/2013

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Bank repossessions hit 9-month high in November

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The number of homes seized by banks reached a nine-month high in November.

12/13/2012

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