Daily Archives: April 19, 2011

CFPB to make simpler mortgage disclosure forms a priority

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau reportedly will place high priority upon simplifying mortgage disclosure forms for homebuyers.
A nonplussed man suffers the existential agony of dealing with mortgage and other financial papers.

Fraudulent lawyers tie up payment of BP oil spill claims

The $20 billion BP oil spill fund, bogged down by questionable claims and unscrupulous lawyers, has paid out a small fraction of the money.
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Credit card use declining as more people turn to cash

Credit card use continues to decline. Fewer and fewer people are turning to the plastic because more people are trying to shed debt.
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Payday loan APR Fees and How They Compare To Other Financing Rates

A fee of $32 on a $100 bounced check can have an APR as high as 2,336%. You would be surprised to see how other fees measure up.
A fee of $32 on a $100 bounced check can have an APR as high as 2,336%. You would be surprised to see how other fees measure up.

Four easy ways to get more money for what you are selling

Whatever you are selling, whether it is real estate, electronics or something else, a few simple steps can help you get the best price.
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