Financial To-Do List For Graduating College Seniors

June 4, 2010

Class of 2010: Now That You’re Book Wise, Get Wallet Wise Too RESTON, Va., May 26, 2010—Cap and gown? Check. Finals? Check. Date for family party? Check. A plan to build a credit history after college and pay down student loans? Hmmmm. As graduating college seniors prepare to close the door on college life and […]

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LendingTree Launches Charitable Arm to Help Cash-Strapped Families

April 26, 2010

On Tuesday, April 27, LendingTree is kicking off a 3-step initiative intended to raise awareness for Financial Literacy Day. The LendingTree Foundation: With mortgage rates rising and an unemployment rate hovering at 10%, CEO Doug Lebda wanted to do something to help families get back on their feet and knew that they needed to do […]

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New Mortgage Plan: Lifting Underwater Loans is Crucial

April 2, 2010

Statement by Michael Calhoun President  – Center for Responsible Lending March 26, 2010 – Washington, D.C.  —  “We welcome the Administration’s stronger actions to stabilize the housing market, particularly doing more to lower loan balances on homes worth less than the mortgage.  Foreclosures dragged us into the recession, and until we stop them, the economy […]

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Consumer Credit Card Debt Highest Since May 2009

March 10, 2010

Despite the Increase in Debt, Credit Scores are Up or Stable in Most Regions, According to Credit Karma SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – March 10, 2010 – Credit Karma (, the consumer’s credit advocate, today released its U.S. Credit Score Climate Report with trend data for February 2010. Amongst consumers with a credit card, credit card […]

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